Institute of Philosophy
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  Irina Alexeeva
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Irina Alexeeva

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Date and place of birth                                                                                                                                                                          Scopus Author ID: 57195980982

Irina Alexeyeva was born in 1956 in Orenburg, Russian Federation




  • Diploma in Philosophy, Lomonosov’s Moscow State University (1979)
  • Post-graduate studies in the department of logic, philosophical faculty in Lomonosov’s Moscow State University (1979-1983)
  • Doctor of Studies in Philosophy (1998, “Epistemological Content of Computer Revolution” )
  • Candidate of Studies in Philosophy (1984, “Logical Problems of Scientific Discussion”)

Research Interests

  • Philosophical Dimension of Information and Communication Technologies
  • Computer and Informational Ethics
  • Knowledge Society


Selected Publications























In English:

  • Alexey Sidorov, Irina Alexeyeva and Elena Shklyarik. The Ethical Environment of Russian Business // Business Ethics Quarterly. October 2000. Vol. 10. No.4
  • Comments from Russia. – In: Internet Ethics. Edited by D.Langford. Macmillan Press, 2000


In Russian:



  • Human Knowledge and its Computer Image. - IPhRAS, 1993
  • What is Knowledge Society? – Cogito-Center, 2009
  • The Information Epoch: Challenges to Human / Edited  by I.Yu.Alexeyeva and A.Yu.Sidorov. ROSSPEN, 2010



  • The image of "We": problems of information and psychological protection / Intercultural dialogue and the challenges of our time: materials of the International Scientific and Practical Conference, Orel, 2017, p. 162-170.
  • "Technological determinism" and the philosophy of history / Historical process: origins, peripetias, perspectives: interuniversity collection / Volga State Technological University. Number 15, Yoshkar-Ola, 2017, p. 15-38.
  • Does the historian need a code of ethics? / Statement of applied ethics, 2017, №. 50, p. 198–205.
  • Knowledge as a Matter of Computer Simulation / Problems of Philosophy. № 5, 1987
  • American Philosophy of Technology in the End of XX Century / Problems in History of Science and Technology. № 1, 1997
  • What is Computer Ethics? / Problems of Philosophy. № 9, 2007 (with E.N. Shklyarik)
  • Knowledge Society: Post-Capitalist Future for Russia / Information Society. № 2, 2011
The main results
  • Develops the concept of the epistemological content of the computer revolution, treating it as a collection associated with intensive development and increasingly widespread use of computers changes in methods of production and use of knowledge, reflection on knowledge, its perspectives and directions. The author reveals the importance of modern models of knowledge representation in the systems of arts, intelligence for the development of philosophical teachings on the concept
  • Reconstructs the domestic tradition of ethical reflection on technique in works in "applied" ethics , introduces into scientific circulation the materials related to the ethical discussions in Russian engineering societies of the early twentieth century, provides a comparative analysis of the content and conditions of development of engineering ethics in Russia and the USA