Institute of Philosophy
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  Zhan K. Zagidullin
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Zhan K. Zagidullin


Born 10.12.1973, Kazan                                                              Science Index Profile 


In 1998 graduated from the Faculty of Psychology of Lomonosov Moscow State University. In 2012  graduated from the postgraduate course of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences.


Academic degrees

Since 2012 – Ph.D. in Philosophy (dissertation "Peculiarities of the structure of knowledge in psychology as a science", specialty 09.00.01, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences).

Field of scientific interests

epistemology, philosophy and methodology of science, philosophy of psychology

Professional appointments

 Since 2013 – non-staff (since 2021 - Associate) Research Fellow of the Department of the Theory of Knowledge, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences



  •  Consciousness: explanation, construction, reflection. Moscow: IPH RAS, 2016. 169 p. (co-authored with E.O. Trufanova and D.V. Ivanov)

Selected articles 


  • The "other way" of epistemology: to see real science! // Philosophy of Science and Technology. 2021. Vol.26. No. 2. Pp.10-15. DOI: 10.21146/2413-9084-2021-26-2-10-15
  • Does epistemology and philosophy of science need an appeal to empirical facts? Discussion // Philosophy of Science and Technology. 2021. Vol.26. No. 2. Pp. 29-35. DOI: 10.21146/2413-9084-2021-26-2-29-35. (co-authored with Porus V.N., Kuznetsova N.I., Lectorsky V.A.)
  • What can and should be digitized in scientific cognition: the epistemologist's view // The First Stepin Readings. The modern stage of the development of science and the crisis of technogenic civilization: materials of the conference with international participation (Moscow, November 5-6, 2019) / Ed. V.G. Budanov, V.A. Lektorsky. Kursk: University Book, 2019. Pp. 3-36.
  • Modern trends in the development of epistemology (materials of the "round table") [Participants: Autonomova N.S., Dubrovsky D.I., Zagidullin Zh.K., Ivanov D.V., Kasavin I.T., Katunin A.V., Kuznetsova N.I., Levin G.D., Lectorsky V.A., Pirozhkova S.V., Porus V.N., Pruzhinin B.I., Smirnova N.M., Trufanova E.O., Filatov V.P., Chertkova E.L.] // Vopr. filosofii. 2018. No. 10. Pp. 31-66. DOI: 10.31857/S004287440001151-1.
  • Models in science and the problem of reality // Perspectives of realism in modern philosophy. Collection of scientific articles. Moscow: Canon+, 2017.
  • On the place of philosophy in the cognition of human subjectivity // Subjective world in the context of challenges of modern cognitive sciences / General ed. and comp. V.A. Lectorsky. M.: Aquilon, 2017. Pp. 181-191.
  • The problem of knowledge in psychology: epistemological analysis // Active mind: from humanitarian methodology to humanitarian practices. Materials of the International Congress dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the birth of A.A. Leontiev (Moscow, May 23-26, 2016), Part 2 / Ed. by A.G. Asmolov. M.: Sense, 2016. Pp.11-14.
  • Preface // Rozov M.A. Epistemology of culture: collection of articles. / Ed. by N.I. Kuznetsova, Zh.K. Zagidullin. – M.: New Chronograph. – 2015. – Pp. 7-13. (in collaboration with N.I. Kuznetsova).
  • The phenomenon of "stop-reflection" in the humanities // Philosophy. Tolerance. Globalization. East and West - a dialogue of worldviews: abstracts of the VII Russian Philosophical Congress (Ufa, October 6-10, 2015). In 3 vols. Vol. III. - Ufa: RIC Bashgu, 2015. Pp. 193-194. 
  • Agenda of analysis of models: from Big Data to reality // Book of Abstracts/ 15th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (CLMPS), University of Helsinki, 3-8 August 2015. – Helsinki, 2015. – P. 320.
  • Russian epistemology: from discipline projects to the original tradition of philosophical analysis of cognition (review of the colloquium) // Problems of Philosophy. – 2015. - No. 3. – Pp. 205-209 (in collaboration with N.I. Kuznetsova).
  • What can the Russian philosophy of science oppose to the relativization of scientific knowledge? // Materials of the international conference "Social Philosophy of Science. Russian Perspectives", 2014. Vol.9. / Ed. I.T. Kasavin, V.N. Porus. – M.: Alfa-M, 2014. Pp. 27-30.
  • Contours of empirical epistemology based on the theory of social relays // Philosophy of Science. Issue 19: Epistemology in interdisciplinary research / Ed. by I.A. Gerasimov. – M.: IPH RAS, 2014. Pp. 101-124 (in collaboration with N.I. Kuznetsova).