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Department of Philosophy of Islamic World

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The Department was founded in February 2008.


Head of the DepartmentFull Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, DSc in Philosophy Andrey Smirnov.

Deputy Head of the Department  Senior Research Fellow, PhD in Philosophy Yulia Fedorova.

Main Fields of research:

  • architectonics of Arab-Muslim culture
  • history of Islamic philosophy
  • modern and contemporary Islamic philosophy
  • Sufi thought and Sufi philosophy
  • Jewish philosophy and Kabbala





Publication projects:

  • "Ishraq" Islamic philosophy yearbook, published in 2010-2022 by the Institute of Philosophy (Moscow), Institute of Philosophy (Tehran) and Ibn Sina Islamic Culture Reasearch Foundation. Published articles in Russian, English and French.


Books already publishedplease refer to the Books page. More info, including full-text downloadable publications  at Russian Book page.


Other publications: for detailed lists of individual publications, including online texts, please refer to Personal pages of our Researchers.


Conferences organized by our Department: info at Conference page.


Workshop "Architectonics of culture": info at Russian page.


More info: please refer to the Russian page.



Address: Goncharnaya 12/1, Moscow, 109240, Russian Federation

Tel.: +7 (495) 697-96-96

Fax: +7 (495) 609-93-50


Web: (Russian) 

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