Institute of Philosophy
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  Liana Tukhvatulina
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Liana Tukhvatulina

LT   Liana A. Tukhvatulina 

  Education: Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Philosophy (2009-2014);

                      Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences (2014-2017) 

  Candidate of Sciences in Philosophy (2018).

  Dissertation: "Problema ratsional'nosti v nauke o prave" ("The Problem of Rationality in Law", chair -  Dr. Ilya T. Kasavin)


   Research interests: social epistemology, epistemology of social sciences, political philosophy, philosophy of law, expert knowledge



Selected publications (2016-2019):  

  • Tukhvatulina, L.A. "Breaking the Ivory Tower: On the Normative Model of Science-Politics Communication", The Digital Scholar: Philosopher's Lab, 2019, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 148-158. doi: 10.5840/dspl20192457 (in Russian)

  • Tukhvatulina, L.A. "Max Weber on the Rational Foundations of Science-Politics Communication", Voprosy filosofii, 2019, no. 7, pp. 36-40. doi: 10.31857/S004287440005723-0 (in Russian)

  • Tukhvatulina, L.A. "On the Alleged Contradiction in Scientific Rationality", Epistemology & Philosophy of Science, 2019, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 51-55. doi: 10.5840/eps201956347 (in Russian)

  • Tukhvatulina, L.A. "The Birth of 'Public Sphere' from the Spirit of Intellectual Discussions", Epistemology & Philosophy of Science, 2019, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 54-59. doi: 10.5840/eps20195616 (in Russian)

  • Tukhvatulina, L.A., Krzhevov V.S. "Rationality as a Fundamental Notion of Legal Philosophy: on the Letter and the Spirit of Law", Voprosy filosofii, 2019, no. 1, pp. 38-42. doi: 10.31857/S004287440005723-0 (in Russian)

  • Tukhvatulina, L.A. "Interdisciplinarity and Expert Knowledge: A Case of 'Law & Economics'", Vestnik Tomskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Filosofiya. Sotsiologiya. Politologiya – Tomsk State University Journal of Philosophy, Sociology and Political Science, 2018, no. 6, pp. 95-103. doi: 10.17223/1998863Х/46/11

  • Ilya T. Kasavin, Liana A. Tukhvatulina. "Education as "the Continuation of Politics by Other Means", Praxema. Journal of Visual Semiotics, 2018, no. 4 (18), pp. 148-168. doi:  10.23951/2312-7899-2018-4-148-168 (in Russian)

  • Tukhvatulina, L.A. "Why Alexander Nikiforov Defends Devil and What Follows from This", Vestnik Tomskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Filosofiya. Sotsiologiya. Politologiya – Tomsk State University Journal of Philosophy, Sociology and Political Science, 2018, vol. 44, pp. 278–282. doi: 10.17223/1998863Х/44/26 (in Russian)
  • Tukhvatulina, L.A. "Merton-Parsons Paradox and the Substantive Rationality in Science", Epistemology & Philosophy of Science, 2018, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 49-52. doi: 10.5840/eps201855227(in Russian)
  • Tukhvatulina, L.A.  "Rationality in Law: Luhmann's Approach",  Epistemology & Philosophy of Science, 2017, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 175-190. doi: 10.5840/eps201754481(in Russian)
  • Tukhvatulina, L.A. "Economic Theory and Legal Studies: Towards the Bilateral Dialogue", Epistemology & Philosophy of Science, 2017, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 175-190. doi:10.5840/eps201751122 (in Russian)
  • Tukhvatulina, L.A. "Legal Science in the Structure of Social Knowledge: Hobbes’ Challenge and Hans Kelsen’s Formal Normativist Reply", Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta, Seria 7. Folosofia - Bulletin of Moscow State University. 7. Philosophy, 2016, no.6, pp. 65-81. (in Russian)

Professional Activity: 

Assistant Editor: "Epistemology & Philosophy of Science" journal 

Research Grant for the Young Scholars funded by The Council for Grants of President of Russian Federation (2019-2020): "Interdisciplinarity in the Analysis of Legal Rationality"

 e-mail: spero-meliora (at)