• A
  • A
  • A
  • ABC
  • ABC
  • ABC
  • А
  • А
  • А
  • А
  • А
Regular version of the site
Sep 30 – Oct 1

HSE Semantics & Pragmatics Workshop

Religion, Nation and Democracy in the South Caucasus

Edited by: A. Agadjanian, A. Jödicke, E. v. Zweerde.

NY: Routledge, 2015.

Book chapter
The Tragedy of Philosophy and the Philosophy of Tragedy (Sergey N. Bulgakov and Lev I. Shestov)

Porus V. N.

In bk.: Between Past Ortodoxies and the Future of Globalization. Contemporary Philosophical Problems. Vol. 288: Contemporary Russian philosophy. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2016. Ch. 13. P. 192-211.

Working paper
Why Don't 2D Jokes Fall Flat? A Two-dimensional Interpretation of Russell's Joke about the yachts

Gorbatov V. V.

Humanities. HUM. Basic Research Programme, 2016. No. 131.

About the School

The School of Philosophy was established in HSE’s Faculty of Humanities on March 2, 2015, as a result of the reorganization of the Faculty of Philosophy. The School’s teaching staff includes renowned scholars who are published in Russia and abroad and who have earned international recognition.
The School’s staff conduct research on the philosophy of culture, the philosophy of science, social philosophy, and cultural policy. In addition, questions are being developed about the place of philosophy in an information-oriented society and in the system of education.
The School holds a prominent position among Russia’s philosophical centres and supports various forms of cooperation with similar centres in Europe, the U.S., and China. This includes everything from internships and joint publications to conferences and other academic projects.

Researchers from Amalfi Center of History and Culture Visit HSE

A meeting as part of the cultural exchange between HSE’s Humanities Faculty, the RAS Institute of Philosophy and the Amalfi Center of History and Culture took place on September 2-3. 

What is the meaning of the term “religion”? A talk by Tatiana P. Lifintseva at the Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

Professor Tatiana P. Lifintseva gave a lecture at the Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies at the Old Library of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin (August 1-3 2016)

HSE Launches Joint Double Degree Master’s Programme with Paris-Sorbonne

The Higher School of Economics (HSE) has signed an agreement on establishing a joint double degree master’s programme with the University of Paris-IV (Sorbonne) in partnership with the French University College in Moscow. The agreement is applicable to following master's programmes: Philosophical Anthropology, Historical Knowledge, History of Artistic Culture and the Art Market, and Philosophy and History of Religion.

Russian and Italian Intellectuals Speak a Common Language

In late May Moscow hosted a Russian-Italian research conference marking the anniversary of the birth of Italian philosopher Benedetto Croce. The conference entitled 'The Legacy of Benedetto Croce in the 21st Century' was organized by and held at the HSE's Humanities Faculty in conjunction with the Italian Cultural Institute in Moscow.

Would you kill the fat man with Wittgenstein's poker?

David Edmonds, еру author of "Would You Kill the Fat Man?" and coauthor of "Wittgenstein's Poker", gave a talk at HSE Philosophical discussion club on May 23

'It Would Be Wonderful If Some of the Leading Historians of Philosophy of the Next Generation Were Russians’

Professor Peter Anstey from the University of Sydney held a series of seminars on research methods in the humanities and early modern philosophy at HSE Moscow last week. The seminars were connected to his project ‘The Nature and Status of Principles in Early Modern Philosophy’. How have the studies of philosophy evolved? What is the role of philosophy of the modern world? How can Russian students become involved in global research projects? These were some of the issues Peter Anstey talked about with HSE News Service.

International Conference ‘Modes of Thinking, Ways of Speaking’

An international conference ‘Modes of Thinking, Ways of Speaking’ took place at HSE. The event was organized by the HSE Faculty of Humanities School of Philosophy and brought together not only professors and young researchers, but also undergraduate and master’s students.

International Workshop "The Bounds of Logic Reloaded"

The  Workshop 'The Bounds of Logic Reloaded'  will be held at HSE on 20-21 October, 2016. The  deadline for abstract submission is  June 1, 2016. Abstracts are to be submitted exclusively via the EasyChair system. To make a submission, use the following link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bolr2016

For the second year in a row, HSE entered the 151-200 group in Philosophy (according to QS Subject Ranking)

Key parameters in the subject rankings are citation levels and academic reputation

German Idealism and the Future of Political Theology (15-17 April 2016, Berlin, HU)

An important conference organized by Kirill Chepurin (HSE/HU) and Alex Dubilet (Vanderbilt) will take place on April 15-17, 2016, at the Theologische Fakultät, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.