Institute of Philosophy
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  Boris O. Nikolaichev
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Boris O. Nikolaichev

Olga V. Artemieva


Date and Place of birth


October, 17, 1945. Moscow, Russia 




  • Cand. Sc. Philosophy [Ph.D.], Moscow State University, 1974.
  • [B.A.] Philosophy, Moscow State University, 1970.


Field of Reasearch


Psychology of Morality (Moral Choice, Moral Motivation), Normative and Applied Ethics




  • Senior Research Fellow, Department of Ethics, Institute of Philosophy, 2010 – present.
  • Academic Secretary of the Institute of Philosophy, Moscow, 1997–2010.
  • Senior Research Fellow, Department of Ethics, Institute of Philosophy, 1992–1996.
  • Assistant Director for International Cooperation, Institute of Philosophy, Moscow, 1991–1992.
  • Associated Professor, Senior Research Fellow, Junior Research Fellow; Chair of Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, Moscow State University, 1974–1991.


activities (abroad)

  • American Democratic Traditions and Russian Experience: American-Russian Summer Institute, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 29 – July 13, 1995;
  • Reasearch work in Wales University, Centre for Medical Ethics, 1992 (January-March).
  • The Survival of the Planet: Intermational conference, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, June, 1989.







About 50 publications including book “Conscious and Unconscious Moral Behavior”. Moscow: Moscow University Press, 1976.