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.)

More than 30 scientific articles, including:


  • 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".