of the Russian Philosophical Society
No. 2 (50) 2009 (256 p.)
We hereby announce publication and circulation of the Bulletin of the Russian Philosophical Society No. 2, 2009 (Editor-in-Chief, Professor A. N. Chumakov; Executive Secretary, Professor N. Z. Yaroschuk). The opening Editor’s Column, titled A Journal That Is Something More Than Just a Journal, summarizes the Bulletin’s first fifty issues.
Our traditional column Information from the RPhS Regional Branches and Organisations includes materials about the discussion of the members’ internships in other countries at the Don Philosophical Society; the two recent meetings of the philosophical seminar in the Nizhegorod RPhS Branch; the Symposium on The Society of Risks and the Crisis of Post-industrialism at the Chernyshevsky State University in Saratov; the scholarly activities of the Stavropol RPhS Branch; the Russian National Conference on the Topical Issues of Scientific Philosophy at the Perm State University.
See News from the Moscow Philosophical Society for information about the MPhS general meeting.
Events and Comments inform about the meeting of the RPhS members with the distinguished Italian philosopher Evandro Agazzi at the RAS [Russian Academy of Sciences] Institute of Philosophy; the undergraduate workshop within the framework of the Days of Science at the I. Yakovlev Chuvash State Pedagogical University (Cheboksary); the international workshop on Problems of Teaching Philosophy at Two-Level (Bachelor/Master) Institutions at the Russian Government’s Financial Academy (Moscow); the Tenth International Symposium on Dialogue of World Views: The Collective Sociohistoric Memory and Contemporary Challenges in Nizhny Novgorod; the latest International Sagadeyev Readings on The Humanistic Ideals of Islamic Culture at the Russian Friendship of Peoples University (Moscow); the activities of the Nizhegorod Philosophy Club; the philosophical discussion club SCHOLA at the Far-eastern State Transportation University (Khabarovsk); the activities of the young intellectuals’ philosophy club Epoché in Makhachkala; the role games encouraging the study of philosophy at V. Vernadsky Tauris National University (Simferopol).
of Teaching Philosophy for On the
Philosophy of Education by Pr. V. S. Grekhnev (
Managing Education: Contemporary
Low-Quality Goods by Pr. A. M. Rutkevich
To learn about Scholarly
Life in the Near Abroad read Enlightenment
as a Global Phenomenon by N. K. Mamedov, Cand. Philos. Sc.
A Topical Issue is discussed in The Fate of Man by Pr. A. A. Krushanov (
See Raising an Issue for The Fundamental Science in the Light of the Reviewed Philosophical and
Methodological Principles by Pr. A. N. Arlychev (
This issue’s Important Talk is by Pr. G. N. Gumnitsky and Pr. M. G. Zelemtsov (
Civil Society presents What Kind of Civil Society Does
Standpoint presents Thoughts on Philosophical Mentality by Pr. M. A. Shenkao (Cherkessk).
Published By Way of Discussion are The Possibilities and the Impossibilities of Religious Existentialism
by Pr. A. N. Fatenkov (Nizhny
Novgorod); Returning to Marz by Pr. Tsann-kai-si and L. S. Andreyeva, Cand. Philos. Sc.
Read From the History of Russian
Philosophy for The Liberal Doctrine of Law as Reflected in
the Scholarship of A. F. Losev by V. P. Pozdnyakov, Cand. Jurid. Sc. (
See Philosophy of Culture for Photography – Philosophy – Form by Pr. T. V. Kuznetsova and
The Chinese Philosophy Page presents Reflections on the Methodological Issues of the History of Philosophy
Read History and Philosophy of
Science for On the Question of Scientific Worldview
by Pr. Ye. M. Kovshov (Samara); The Sociophilosophical Problems of Science
byAss. Pr. A. S. Kucheruk (
Read Global Studies for the review of the International Congress Global Studies – 2009: Ways Out of the
Global Crisis and Models of New World Order at the
Read Polemics for Euthanasia as a Complex Problem by Pr. V. A. Rybin (
Preservation of National Health presents The Philosophy of
Preservation of Life and Health of the Nation by Pr. Yu. M. Khrustalyov (
See Philosophy of Business for an interview with A. Stepanets, Chairman of the Project Commission, Youth Branch, Innovative and Technological Development Club; and Private Person as a Counterpoint of Market and Culture by L. A. Bulavka, D. Philos. Sc. (Moscow).
Read Pursuing the Topic for The Open Letter by editors of philosophy journals criticising the Higher Attestation Commission’s attitude to journals that publish papers by prospective degree holders.
See Discussion for the rejoinders by Pr. M. M. Prokhorov and A. B. Shulyndina (
Feedback presents analytical reviews of RPhS Bulletin 2009:1 by an independent
observer Pr. V. F. Druzhinin (
Read the Young Philosopher’s Page for Causality: Dialogue Between M. Heidegger
and W. Heisenberg by P. A. Verevskaya, postgraduate student (Rostov-on-Don); Do Ecologocal Risks Exist? by V. S. Losev,
postgraduate student (
Philosophy in the Internet presents The Dual Nature of the Internet by Ass. Pr. M. V. Polukhina (Yekaterinburg).
See New Journals for information about The Bulletin of the Volgo-Vyatsky Academy of Public Service and Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, a journal published by the Institute of Philosophy, the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Read Philosophers Joke Too for humorous miniatures by poet Vasily Fyodrov.
On the Poetic Page read verses by Anatoly Yabbarov (
short stories by Elena
Read Useful Information about the round table on Philosophy of Science: Problems of Development and Teaching to be held in Rostov-on-Don; the international conference on Overcoming Corruption (Moscow – Kiev) and the forthcoming book on this issue; the interuniversity workshop on Contemporary Youth: Problems of Forming Civic Identity to be held in Grozny; the interuniversity conference on Professional Adaptation in Teaching Philosophical Disciplines to be held in Ivanovo.
Mentioned as Noteworthy is information about the forthcoming publication of papers presented by the Russian participants of the 22nd World Congress of Philosophy; the Crimean Project Philosophgy and Literature.
See also book reviews, annotations, book announcements, information about books and journals available at the RPhS Presidium, doctoral (14) and candidate (65) dissertations in philosophy defended in the second quarter of 2009.
Published also are letters of congratulations on jubilees and other notable events in philosophers’ lives.
Read also requirements for the RPhS membership for 2009. Like in other issues of the Bulletin it is explained that the Russian Philosophical Society counts as its members only those who have paid the yearly membership fee and have been consequently included in the current year membership list. They henceforward enjoy all the privileges of the Society members, including subscription to the RPhS Bulletin. Full membership lists are published yearly in RPhS Bulletin No. 3 for the year in question.
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