Institute of Philosophy
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  Igor Dzhokhadze
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Igor Dzhokhadze

Igor Dzhokhadze

Date and place of birth

1972, Moscow

 

Education

1994 – Moscow State University, Department of Journalism. Specialty: “Journalism”.

1999 – postgraduate studies in the Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences. Specialty: “History of Philosophy”.

 

Degrees

Ph.D. in Philosophy. 2000. Dissertation: “Richard Rorty’s Neopragmatism”.

 

Research interests

Philosophy of XX-XXI Centuries: pragmatism, American analytic philosophy, existentialism, neo-Marxism, philosophy of religion, ethics.

Professional activities

  • Acting Head of the Department of Contemporary Western Philosophy, 2013 – present.
  • Studies of the Western philosophy, XX-XXI Centuries.Journalistic work in electronic and print media: a parliamentary reporter, political columnist, editor in the news agency.

Publications

Books:

  • Brendom o Gegele: opyt analiticheskoj interpretacii "Fenomenologii duha" (Brandom’s Hegel: An Analytical Reading of the Phenomenology of Spirit). M.: Canon+, 2021.
  • Analiticheskiy pragmatizm Roberta Brendoma (Robert Brandom's Analytical Pragmatism). M.: IFRAS, 2015.
  • Pragmaticheskiy realizm Khilari Patnema (Hilary Putnam’s Pragmatic Realism). M.: Canon+, 2013.
  • Po tu storonu etiki (Beyond Ethics). M.: Aletheia, 2011. 
  • Demokratiya posle Moderna (Democracy in the Post-Modern Age). M.: Praxis, 2006.
  • Neopragmatizm Richarda Rorti (Richard Rorty's Neopragmatism). M.: URSS, 2001.

Essays:

  • A New Reading of “The Phenomenology of Spirit”: Brandom on Hegel // Filosofskij zhurnal (Philosophy Journal). 2021. Vol. 14. No. 1. P. 97‒112.
  • Cognition, Recognition, and The Game of Giving and Asking for Reasons (Review of Robert Brandom’s “A Spirit of Trust: A Reading of Hegel’s Phenomenology”) // Philosophical Thought. 2020. № 11. P. 15–29.
  • Rorty’s Socio-Ethnocentrism: the Problem of Its Justification // RUDN Journal of Philosophy. 2020. Vol. 24. No. 1. P. 77–88.
  • Introduction // 150 Years of Pragmatism: Proceedings of the International Conference held in Moscow, 30–31 October 2018 / Ed. by I. Dzhokhadze. M.: Academic Project, 2019. P. 5–11.
  • The Early Ch. S. Peirce’s Ideas and Their Impact on American Philosophical Thought // Philosophical School. 2019. № 8. P. 63–68.
  • Pragmatism and Its History // Pragmatism and Its History: Recent Interpretations / Ed. by I. Dzhokhadze. M.: Academic Project, 2018. P. 9–20.
  • Does Religion Hinder Public Dialogue? // Issues of Theology. 2019. Vol. 1. No. 1. P. 81–96.
  • A Deflationary Theory of Truth and the Problem of Justification of Knowledge in Neopragmatism // Philosophical Thought. 2019. № 4. P. 24–35.
  • History of Philosophy as Ethology // Logos. 2018. Vol. 28. No. 6. P. 234–243.
  • Has Richard Rorty Ever Been an Analytic Philosopher? // Istoriya filosofii (History of Philosophy). 2018. Vol. 23. No. 1. P. 5–16.
  • “Pragmatism as a Way of Life”: Hilary Putnam and Ruth Anna Putnam on the Philosophical Legacy of James and Dewey // Tomsk State University Journal of Philosophy, Sociology and Political Science. 2018. № 44. P. 269–277.
  • Linguistic Pragmatism and Its Kantian Implications // Philosophical Thought. 2017. № 11. P. 25–39.
  • In Defense of Semantic Externalism: Hilary Putnam’s Arguments // Filosofskij zhurnal (Philosophy Journal). 2017. Vol. 10. № 1. 154–162.
  • Analytic Philosophy Today: Identity Crisis // Logos. 2016. Vol. 26. № 5. P. 1–18.
  • Robert Brandom // Western Philosophy of the 20th – Early 21st Century. Intellectual Biographies / Ed. by I. Vdovina, I. Dzhokhadze. Moscow & St-Petersburg: Humanitarian Initiatives Center Publ., 2016. P. 135–151.
  • Back to Princeton: Rereading Rorty // Epistemology and Philosophy of Science. 2016. Vol. XLVII. № 1. P. 226–231.
  • Putnam and American Exceptionality // Logos. 2016. Vol. 26. № 1. P. 179–186.
  • W. James’s "Pragmatism": Some Basic Ideas and Their Genesis // Filosofskij zhurnal (Philosophy Journal). 2015. Vol. 8. № 1. P. 31–43.
  • Richard Rorty // Bol'shaya rossiyskaya entsiklopediya (The Great Russian Encyclopedia). Vol. 28. M., 2015. P. 652.
  • Pragmatism and War // Istoriya filosofii (History of Philosophy). 2015. № 20. P. 193–214.
  • Pragmatism // Bol'shaya rossiyskaya entsiklopediya (The Great Russian Encyclopedia). Vol. 27. M., 2014. P. 370-371.
  • Truth: Convention or Representation? Rorty, Habermas and McDowell on Brandom’s Pragmatism // Polignozis. 2014. № 3-4 (47). P. 57–67.
  • Three Voices of American Pragmatism: Rorty, Putnam, Brandom  // The Days of Science of Philosophy Faculty – 2014. Addresses and Presentations. Part 1. Kiev, 2014. P. 153–156.
  • Robert Brandom’s Analytical Pragmatism // Philosophical Sciences (Filosophskie Nauki). 2014. № 1. P. 116–130.
  • The Struggle for Recognition: Robert Brandom’s Interpretation // Philosophy and Culture (Filosofia i Kultura). 2014. № 1. P. 49–56.
  • Is Objectivism in the History of Philosophy Possible? A Debate on Anachronism in Contemporary Analytic Philosophy // History of Philosophy: Challenges of the 21st Century / Ed. by N.V. Motroshilova. M: Canon+, 2014. P. 189–195.
  • Robert Brandom and His Critique of “Representationalism” // The Days of Science of Philosophy Faculty – 2013. Addresses and Presentations. Part 1. Kiev, 2013. P. 161–163.
  • ‘Philosophy in an Age of Science’ by Hilary Putnam (review) // Voprosi Filosofii. 2013. № 3. P. 181–184.
  • Fact/Value Dichotomy: The Fourth Dogma of Empiricism? // Consciousness. Practice. Reality: In Memory of Nina Stepanovna Julia / Ed. by I.D. Dzhokhadze. M., 2013. P. 153–170.
  • Pragmatism: A New Wine in Old Wineskins? // Western Philosophy of the Late 20th – Early 21st Centuries: Ideas. Problems. Trends. M., 2012. P. 107–121.
  • Between "Knowing How" and "Knowing That": Brandom on Semantic Pragmatism // Philosophy Journal. 2012. № 2 (9). P. 152–157.
  • Richard Bernstein’s Apology for Pragmatism // Epistemology and Philosophy of Science. 2012. № 1. P. 234–237.
  • Richard Rorty as a Historian of Philosophy // History of Philosophy. 2012. № 17. P. 3–24.
  • Putnam vs Rorty: A Dispute on Pragmatism and Relativism / / Epistemology and Philosophy of Science. 2011. № 4. P. 175–190.
  • Hilary Putnam’s Pragmatic Realism // Philosophical Sciences (Filosophskie Nauki). 2011. № 4. P. 112–127.
  • Poor Rorty! On the Question of Plagiarism // Pushkin. 2008. № 1. P. 180–187. 
  • Religious Materialism: Contradictio in Adjecto? // Logos. 2008. № 4 (67). P. 67–92.
  • Paideia, Sophistry, and Pragmatism // Prognozis. 2005. № 2 (3). P. 268–280.
  • Homo Faber and the Future of Labor // Logos. 2004. № 6 (45). P. 3-17. [Repr. in: Logos. (1991-2005). Selected Works. Vol. 2. Moscow: Territory of the Future, 2006. P. 382–400].
  • The Mass Society and Democratic Totalitarianism: Freedom without the Choice // Logos. 2001, № 5-6 (31). P. 36–48. [Repr. in: Logos. 2005, № 50 (anniversary issue). P. 165–178.]
  • Existential Philosophy and Nihilism // Commentaries. 2000. № 18. P. 84–100.Review of Books and Essays by R. Rorty, Published in Russian from 1990 till 1999 // Journal History of Philosophy (Istoria Filisofii). 2000. № 5. P. 276–286.
  • Richard Rorty’s Pragmatism // The History of Philosophy: West – Russia – East (Book Four: Philosophy of the XXth Century). Moscow, 1999. P. 397–401.
  • Richard Rorty’s Neopragmatism and Analytic Philosophy // Logos. 1999, № 6 (16). P. 94-118.
  • Truth without Representation (review of R. Rorty’s “Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature”) // Rubezhi. 1998. № 2. P. 157–158.
  • Social Utopia and Relativism // Rubezhi. 1997. № 10–11. P. 31–36.
  • Philosophy as a Metaphor // Commentaries. 1997. № 13. P. 88–96.
  • Cultural Relativist Doctrine of Richard Rorty: Philosophy as a Literary “Genre” // Man – Philosophy – Humanism: Abstracts of the Ist Russian Congress of Philosophy Addresses and Presentations. Vol. 1. St.-Petersburg, 1997. P. 33–35.

Translations:

  • J. Edward Hackett. Four Implications of the Continuity of Pragmatism // 150 Years of Pragmatism / Ed. by I. Dzhokhadze. M.: Academic Project, 2019. P. 106–112.
  • R. Rorty. The Historiography of Philosophy: Four Genres / Translation, introduction and comments by I. Dzhokhadze. M.: Canon+, 2017. 176 p.
  • W. James. The Moral Equivalent of War // History of Philosophy (Istoriya filosofii). 2015. № 20. P. 215–231.
  • R. Brandom. Reasoning and Representing // Philosophical Sciences (Filosophskie Nauki). 2014. № 8. P. 45–59.
  • H. Putnam. Relativism and Positivism // I. Dzhokhadze. Hilary Putnam’s Pragmatic Realism. M., 2013. P. 194–197.
  • R. Bernstein. The Historical Vicissitudes of Pragmatism // Western Philosophy of the Late 20th – Early 21st Centuries: Ideas. Problems. Trends. M., 2012. P. 122–129. 
  • H. Putnam. Are Values Made or Discovered? // Philosophical Sciences (Filosophskie Nauki). 2011. № 12. P. 92–107. 
  • H. Putnam. The Question of Realism // Hermeneya. 2011. № 1 (3). P. 20–36.
  • J. Hillis Miller. Plato’s Double Diegesis // Hermeneya. 2010. № 1 (2). P. 71–77.
  • R. Rorty. Postmodernist Bourgeois Liberalism // Logos. 1999, № 9 (19). P. 96-104. [Repr. in: Logos (1991–2005). Selected Works. Vol. 2. Moscow: Territory of the Future, 2006. P. 260-271.
  • R. Rorty. Heidegger, Contingency, and Pragmatism // Commentaries (Kommentarii). 1998. № 14. P. 233–266.

 

More than 500 publications in periodicals on social, political and cultural issues (newspapers “Vek”, “Trud”, news agencies and Internet resources “Postfactum”, “RBC”, “Rosbalt”, 1991-2010).

A series of publications in “Man and Law” magazine reprinted as a monograph: The Crime Chronicle of Mankind (I-XXI centuries). Political and Criminal Charges. Moscow: Octopus, 2007.

Participation in scientific conferences and seminars

2018 – “150 Years of Pragmatism” (Moscow).

2015 – “Languages of National Philosophies” (Moscow).

2014 – “Philosophers of the 20th Century Responding the World War I” (Moscow).

2012 – “History of Philosophy: 21st Century Challenges” (Moscow).

2008 – “Petersburg Dialogue” forum (Munich).

2005 – IV Russian Philosophical Congress (Moscow).

1997 – I Russian Philosophical Congress (St.-Petersburg).

Awards and prizes

2019 – Diploma for “150 Years of Pragmatism” volume that took 1-st place in the competition for the best book (IPh RAS) in the category “Collective Work”.

2006 – prize for the best coverage of the work of State Duma in the Russian media.

E-mail idzhokhadze@iph.ras.ru