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Regular version of the site
Sep 30 – Oct 1

HSE Semantics & Pragmatics Workshop

Publications
Book
Religion, Nation and Democracy in the South Caucasus

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

NY: Routledge, 2015.

Article
Fake Academic Degrees in the 18th Century?

Zaretskiy Y. P.

Educational studies. 2016. No. 1. P. 245-273.

Book chapter
The Idea of Co-evolution: Towards a New Evolutionary Holism

Knyazeva H.

In bk.: Synergie. Kultur- und Wissensgeschichte einer Denkfigur. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2016. P. 317-328.

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.

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.

The international scientific seminar «Transcendental Turn in Contemporary Philosophy: Metaphysics, Theory of Experience or Theory of Consciousness» will be held at the Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow on April 22-23, 2016

International scientific workshop on transcendentalism in 2016 is conceived as a trial of a scientific project on transcendental philosophy in Russia. It is timed to birthday of I. Kant (born on April 22, 1724), the founder of transcendental philosophy.

Conference ‘Toward a Fair Concept and Theory of Just War. A Tool For a Reasonable Diplomatic Dialogue and For the Science of International Relations’

From March 9 – 11, 2016, a conference entitled ‘Toward a Fair Concept and Theory of Just War. A Tool For a Reasonable Diplomatic Dialogue and For the Science of International Relations’ will take place at HSE. The event has been organized by the HSE School of Philosophy, Research Group ‘Philosophy of War’, and Centre de Recherche des Écoles de Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan. 

Article by Vladimir Kantor in Die Zeit

German weekly Die Zeit published a series of papers dedicated to Immanuel Kant. The article ‘Er ist lebenswichtig’ by Vladimir Kantor, Professor at the School of Philology was also included in the collection.