Current Philosophical Discourse

47.04.01In russian

Level of education Master

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 2 years

Main academic courses
  • Current Issues in Ontology and Epistemology
  • Current Issues in Social Philosophy and the History of Philosophy
  • Current Issues in Aesthetics
  • Current Issues in Ethics
  • Current Issues in Philosophical Anthropology
  • Current Issues in the Philosophy of Science and the Philosophy of Technology
  • Current Issues in Logic
  • Language of Philosophy and Discourse of Modernity
  • Current Issues in Ancient Philosophy
  • Intellectual Intuitions of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance in the Perspective of Modern Philosophy
  • Philosophy of F. Nietzsche and Modern Nietzscheanism
  • Hermeneutic: From Schleiermacher to Gadamer
Our advantages
  • The programme is designed to train specialists in philosophy. They will be able to actualise modern strategies of philosophical experience in their interaction and mutual influence at a theoretical and practical level in the axiological horizon of global civilisation.
  • Graduates of the programme are ready to: work in education, and research and development; and conduct various socio-humanitarian activities.
  • The necessary conditions for successful training are created by the teaching staff of St Petersburg University and the scholarly traditions at our university to study topics relevant to this programme.
  • The relevance of the programme is associated with the conceptualisation of philosophical knowledge of modernity in the context of the developmental history of civilisational identity in the era of globalisation. It is used to solve a qualitatively new class of humanitarian tasks dictated by the sociocultural situation in Russia and in the world.
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International relations
  • Hiroshima City University
  • The University of Geneva (Switzerland)
  • The Sorbonne (France)
  • Beijing Normal University (China)
  • The University of Tartu (Estonia)
  • Hokkaido University (Japan)
  • Seoul National University (South Korea)
Main areas of research
  • Current issues in philosophy
  • Current issues in ontology
  • Current issues in epistemology
  • Current issues in social philosophy
  • Current issues in the history of philosophy
  • Current issues in social philosophy
  • Current issues in the history of philosophy
  • Current issues in aesthetics
  • Current issues in ethics
  • Current issues in philosophical anthropology
  • Current issues in the philosophy of science
  • Current issues in the philosophy of technology
  • Current issues in logic
Career opportunities

Graduates of the programme are ready to: work in education, and research and development; and to conduct various socio-humanitarian activities