Institute of Philosophy
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  Andrey Lukashev
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Andrey Lukashev

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Date and place of birth


ORCID: 0000-0001-6328-9196
Researcher ID: I-9918-2018
РИНЦ SPIN: 5677-9465Author ID: 617200

Desember 17, 1982. Moscow




  • 2005-2008 – Рost-graduate studies, Institute of Philosophy (Russian Academy of Sciences)

  • 2000-2005 – Moscow State University, Institute of Asian and African Studies




  • 2009 – Ph.D. in Philosophy. Thesis title: «Philosophical Views of Mahmud Shabistary (XIV c.) on the Material of the Poem “The Rose Garden of Mystery” (Gulshan-i Raz)», Institute of Philosophy, RAS.



  • April 2020 presentSenior Research Fellow at the IPhRAS Department of Philosophy of Islamic World.

  • 2010 – April 2020 – Research Fellow at the IPhRAS Department of Philosophy of Islamic World.

  • 2008 – 2010 – Junior Research Fellow at the IPhRAS Department of Philosophy of Islamic World.

  • 2006 - 2008 Junior Research Fellow at the IPhRAS Department of Oriental Philosophies.


Scientific interests

Islamic philosophy

The main publication


  • Shabistari, Mahmud. The Secret Rose Garden (Persian text, translation, commentary) / А. А. Lukashev; edited by N.Yu. Chalisova. Мoscow: Sadra Publ., 2021. 360 p. 

  • A World of Mystery in a Few Words. Philosophy of Mahmud Shabistari in the Context of His Epoch. Ed. A. Smirnov. Moscow: Sadra Publ., 2020. 320 p.

  • The Many Faces of Jihad. Saint Petersburg: Kult-Inform-Press Publ., 2015. 193 p. (in co-authorship with Kudelin A. and Kadirova K.)



  • “Tawhīd al-Afʿāl” in Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī Legacy in Ishraq. Islamic Philosophy Journal. 2023. Vol. 1., No1, pp. 48–65 (in Russian).

  • Dispute About the Denied (munkar) in the Qalandar Ghazal by Majdud Sanai “Good Handsome Men Live in Our Backstreet” in Orientalistica. 2023. Vol. 6. No. 2, pp. 271–288 (in Russian).

  • Medieval BLM: Black Face in Persian Sufi Poetry in Oriental Studies. 2023. Vol. 16. No. 1, pp. 222–231 (in Russian).

  • Majdud Sanai and “The Tanzih Chapter” from His Poem “The Garden of the Truth…” in Vostok (Oriens). 2022. No. 5, pp. 240–252. DOI: 10.31857/S086919080022381-6

  • Janis Esots: his Researches, Translations and Editorial Projects in Israq: Islamic Philosophy Yearbook: 2022. Issue 10. Moscow: Sadra Publ., 2017, pp. 463-474 (co-authored by Yulia E. Fedorova, Tatyana G. Korneeva, Faris O. Nofal, Ruzana V. Pshu), in Russian

  • Interpretation of the idea of monotheism in the chapter on the Oneness of the Almighty God from the poem by Majdud Sanai ‘’The garden of the truth…’’ ", Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo gumanitarnogo universiteta. Seriia I : Bogoslovie. Filosofiia. Religiovedenie, 2021, vol. 98, pp. 117-136. DOI: 10.15382/sturI202198.117-136 (in Russian)

  • Review:  Smirnov A.V. (ed.) History of Islamic Philosophy: Textbook and Antology in Istoriko-filosofskii ezhegodnik. 2021. No. 36, pp. 455–462. DOI: 10.21146/0134-8655-2021-36-455-462 (In Russian)

  • The Problem of the Typology of Rationality in Muslim Culture // Russian Journal of Philosophical Sciences. 2019. No 62 (6), pp. 88-99. (In Russ.)

  • The Issue of Faith and Infidelity in “The Rose Garden of Mystery” by Mahmud Shabistari (1288–1321) // Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research. Vol. 329. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Contemporary Education, Social Sciences and Humanities (ICCESSH 2019). Pp. 993-994. DOI: 10.2991/iccessh-19.2019.222.

  • Interpratation of Ruba‘iat: Acquanintance with the Philosophy of  ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Jami // Islam in the modern world. 2018. No 14 (3), pp. 115-130. (In Russ.)

  • “I am the Truth”: Mahmud Shabistari’s and Muhammad Iqbal’s Points of View // Philosophy of Religion: Analytic Researches 2018, vol. 2, No 1, pp. 102–114. (In Russ.)

  • The Heritage of Ibn Arabi in the Context of the Cultural Dialog Problem // RUDN Journal of World History. 2018. No 10 (2), pp. 181–191. (In Russ.)

  • Mahmud Shabistari's Creative Heritage. The Philosophy of Monotheism // Islam in the modern world. 2017. No 13 (4), pp. 203-218. (In Russ.)

  • Mahmud Shabistari’s “Haqq al-yaqin” // Israq: Islamic Philosophy Yearbook: 2017. No 8. Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura Publ., 2017, pp. 225-237. (In Russ.)

  • Necessity and Contingence in Shabistari’s Gulshan-i raz // Israq: Islamic Philosophy Yearbook: 2016. No 7. Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura Publ., 2016, pp. 308-318. (In Russ.)

  • The Anatomy of the Persian Sufi Text // Anatomy of Philosophy: How the Text Works. Ed. J. V. Sineokaya. Moscow: LRC Publishing House, 2016, pp. 361-374. 

  • A Philosophical Text in Persian: An Attempt of the Analysis and Translation of a Fragment from Ali Shariati's “The Self-Construction of Revolution” // Ishraq: Islamic Philosophy Yearbook. 2014. No 5. Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura Publ., pp. 449–466. (In Russ.)

  • The “Part–Whole” Correlation in “The Secret Rose Garden” by Mahmud Shabistari // History of philosophy. 2013. No 18, pp. 211-226. (In Russ.)

  • The Secret Rose Garden / Comments and Preface by Lukashev A. // Ishraq: Islamic Philosophy Yearbook. 2013. No 4. Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura Publ., pp. 546-561. (In Russ.)

  • Ibn Arabi and Mahmoud Shabistari: Two Approaches to the Problem of the Multiple and the One Correlation // Ishraq: Islamic Philosophy Yearbook. 2012. No 3. Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura Publ., pp. 252-263. (In Russ.)
  • The One and the Multiple. Specifics of the Problem Solution in Medieval Persian Tradition (on a Material of the Poem by Mahmud Shabistari "The Secret Rose Garden") // Theses on the Russian philosophy congress "Philosophy in the Modern World: Dialog of World Outlooks". Nizhny Novgorod: 2012, pp. 163-164.

  • Resource of Religious Tolerance in Medieval Persian Sufism (on a Material of the poem by Mahmud Shabistari "The Secret Rose Garden") // East and West: priorities of epochs. Articles by the participants of annual scientific conference. M: 2012, pp. 347-353.

  • On the Limited Applicability of the Principle "Outward-Inward" in Medieval Sufi Poetry (on a Material of the poem by Mahmud Shabistari "The Secret Rose Garden") // The VII International conference "Historical sources of the Euroasian and North African civilizations: computer approaches". Theses of reports. M, 2012, pp. 70-71.

  • The First Chapters of the Poem “The garden of Mystery” by Mahmud Shabistari // Ishraq: Islamic Philosophy Yearbook. 2011. No 2. Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura Publ., pp. 617-646. (In Russ.)
  • The Heterodoxy and Ontological Intuitions of the Medieval Persian Sufism // Ishraq: Islamic Philosophy Yearbook. 2010. No 1. Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura Publ., pp. 451-471. (In Russ.)
  • The Ontological Foundation of the Faith-infidelity Problem in the Persian Sufi Poetry // The bulletin of the Tajikistan Academy of Science: Philosophy and Jurisprudence. No 1. Dushanbe: 2009, pp. 16–25. (In Russ.)

  •  Being and not-being in the poem “The Garden of Mystery” by Mahmud Shabistari // History of Philosophy. 2009. No 14, pp. 64–84. (In Russ.)

Research projects

The project director:

  • Project MK-5558.2012.6 “Resource of Religious Tolerance in Medieval Persian Sufism and its Application in Modern Russia” (2012-2013). Grant of the President of the Russian Federation for state support of young Russian scientists – Ph.D.

The executor of projects:

  • Project RFH № 13-03-00414a, “Unity and Multiplicity, Part and Whole: Sense-making Strategies of Islamic culture”  (2013-2015). The project director: DSc in Philosophy, Full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences A.V. Smirnov.
  • State contract 14.740.11.0773 “The Strategy of Civilizational Russian Security: Philosophical and Political Analysis” (2010-2012, the Ministry of Education and Science). The project director: Ph.D. in Philosophy, full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences A.V. Smirnov. Federal Program "Scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel of innovative Russia for 2009-2013".