Institute of Philosophy
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  Vladimir Shevchenko
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Vladimir Shevchenko

Vladimir Shevchencko


ResearcherID: U-9075-2018

Year and birthplace

1939, Moscow



  • 1962 – Bauman Moscow State Technical University (BMSTU).
  • 1969 – Postgraduate Course at the Department of Philosophy, BMSTU.


Academic degree and Titles

  • 2007 – Honoured Scientist of the Russian Federation.
  • 1984 – Doctor of Philosophical Sciences. Doctoral Thesis: “Sociophilosophical Analysis of the Development of Society”.
  • 1971 – Doctor of Philosophy. PhD Thesis: “The Issue of Adequate Reflection in Scientific Knowledge".
  • Since 2010 – Member of the Presidium of the Moscow Branch of the Russian Philosophical Society.

Professional appointments

  • 2014 – present – Chief Researcher, Institute of Philosophy, RAS.
  • 1999–2013 – Head of the Sector of Philosophical Problems of Politics, Institute of Philosophy, RAS.
  • 1987–2014 – Professor of the Department of Philosophy of the Academy of Social Sciences, Professor of the Russian Academy of Management, Professor of the Russian Academy of Public Administration, Professor of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
  • 1971–1987 – Deputy Chief Editor of the magazine "Philosophical Sciences".

Scientific Leadership

Scientific Supervisor of 4 Doctors of Philosophical Sciences and 16 PhDs.


Monographs and the Collective Monographs:

  • «New modernity» and tradition in a multipolar world: philosophical-political analysis.: Moscow.2018. 117 PP. (with Vladimir Shevchenko, Valeria Spiridonova, Rimma Sokolova)
  • Modern Problems of the Russian State. Philosophical Essays. M.: "Progress", 2015. 464 p., (co-authors:  Sokolova R.I., Spiridonova V. I.)
  • Integration and Disintegration Processes in the History of the Russian State: a Sociophilosophical Aspect / Edited by V. N. Shevchenko. M.: 2015. ( co-authors: Spiridonova V. I., Sokolova R. I., Burov V. G.).
  • Sociohistorical and Ideological Foundations of the Modern Russian State / Edited by V. N. Shevchenko. M.: 2014. 221 p. (co-authors: Burov V. G., Sokolova R.I., Spiridonova V. I., Sharova V.L.).
  • Dynamics of Internal and External Factors and the Vector of Development of the Russian Society / Edited  by V. N. Shevchenko. M.: 2013. 233 p. (co-authors:  Burov V. G., Sokolova R., Spiridonova V. I.).
  • The Russian State: An Experience of Philosophical Reading. M.: "Progress", 2012. 512 p. (co-authors: Sokolova R.I., Spiridonova V. I.)
  • Political Strategies of the Russian State as a Philosophical Problem. / Edited by V. N. Shevchenko. M.: 2011. 238 p. (co-authors: Burov V. G., Sokolova R.I., Spiridonova V. I.).
  • A Modern State, Society, People: the Russian Specificity / Edited by V. N. Shevchenko. M.: 2010. 243 p. (co-authors: Burov V. G., Osipova E. V., Sokolova R.I., Spiridonova V. I.).
  •  Anthropological Dimension of the Russian State / Edited by V. N. Shevchenko. M.: 2009. (co-authors: Burov V. G., Osipova E. V., Sokolova R.I., Spiridonova V. I.).


Articles (selected):

  • Discussions about Stalin in modern Russian society // Alternatives. 2019. No 3. P. 133-148.
  • On the methodology of analysis of modern problems of  world order // Philosophy of Politics and Law. 2019. No 10. P. 234‒248. URL:
  • Ontological constants of Russia as a civilization state in the context of world history // Philos. sciences. 2019. V. 62. No. 1. P. 29‒47. DOI: 10.30727 / 0235‒1188‒2019‒62‒1‒29‒47.
  • Reznik Yu. M. Philosophy as a public activity: opinions pro et contra // Personality. Culture. Society. 2019. T. XXI. Vol. 1–2 (No. 101–102). P. 230‒245. DOI: 10.30936 / 1606‒951X-2019‒21‒1 / 2‒230‒245.
  • Reflections on the book by I.I. Rogov "Theory of Imperiology". M.: Book World, 2017 // Polylogue / Polylogos. 2019. T. 3. No. 3 (9). URL:‒6‒1. DOI: 10.18254 / S258770110007513‒6.
  • The formation of non-Western states-civilizations from the standpoint of world-system analysis // Studies in foreign social sciences. Information Institute of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. 2019. No 7. P. 39‒46 (in Chinese).
  • The theory of K. Marx`s formations and the historical experience of modern China // Marx versus Marx: Post-Soviet School of Critical Marxism / A.V. Buzgalin, M.I. Voejkov (eds). M.: LENAND, 2019. Р. 461‒490.
  • China's return to the national path of development in the era of globalization: significance and conclusions for Russia // Age of Globalization. 2018. No. 3. P. 106-119.
  • Marx and Marxism: A View from the 21st Century // Philosophical sciences. 2018. No.1. P. 7-26.
  • Discussions about Stalin in contemporary Russian society // Contemporary problems of world socialism.Beijing, 2017. No. 1(131). Pp. 107-117. (co-author Li Hongxia). (in Chinese).
  • History reflects on this: Notes to the 20th anniversary of the URSS`s collapse.Beijing (without year) (In Russian) // Free thought. 2017. No. 4. Pp. 215-220.
  • About the book: The October Revolution and Soviet Socialism in Marxist Literature during and after Perestroika // Alternatives. 2017. No. 1. Pp. 119-134.
  • The October Revolution and Soviet Socialism: A View from the 21st Century // Philosophical Sciences. 2017. № 1. P. 23-40.
  • Socialism and Democracy //Cuba Siglo XXI. 2017. No. CXLIII. Pp. 49-63. (in Spanish).
  • Social Revolution: Formational Logic and Civilizational Identity // Philosophy of Politics and Law. Issue 8. M., 2017. Pp. 314-330.
  • About the book: History reflects on this: Notes to the 20th anniversary of the URSS`s collapse.Beijing (without year) (In Russian) // Free thought. 2017. No. 4. Pp. 215-220.
  • The October Revolution and Soviet Socialism in Post-Soviet Literature // From Great October to Soviet Socialism (A View 100 Years Later).Moscow: The World of Philosophy, 2017. P. 333-374.
  • Socialist values, economic pragmatism, civilizational specifics ofRussia: how can they be combined? // Economics in the human dimension.  Roundtable materials with international participation: to the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution (Moscow,March 29, 2017). M.: Klyuch-S, 2017. Pp. 43-50.
  • The Spiritual Life of Society // Social Philosophy. Textbook for undergratuate. Ed. I.A. Gobozov.Ch. 20.Moscow: Yurayt. 2017. Pp. 411-427.
  • The October Revolution and Soviet Socialism: A View from the 21st Century // Philosophical Sciences. 2017. Vol. 1. P. 23-40.
  • Civilizational Approach under Fire // Problems of philosophy. 2016. No. 2. P. 33-44.
  • Socialism with Chinese Characteristics // Free thought. 2015. No. 4. P.165-178.
  • A. Gramsci and the Color Revolutions of the New Century // Alternative. 2015. №4. P. 73-86.
  • Information War against the Great Patriotic War // The Philosophy of War and Peace (to the 70th Anniversary of the Great Victory), Materials of all-Russian Scientific-Practical. Conf. "The Philosophy of War and Peace": the 70th Anniversary of the Great Patriotic War. 28-29 April 2015. M.: 2016. P. 75-91.
  • Information War of the West with the Historical Memory of Russians: Logical-Historical Aspect // Philosophical Sciences. 2015. No. 6. P. 7-21.
  • Discussions Around the Theme of "Disintegration of Russia": in Search of  an Optimal  Form of  the Russian State // Philosophical Sciences. 2015. No. 2. P.7-23.
  • Public philosophy: Between Academic Philosophy and Ideologies of Political Movements // Philosophical Sciences. 2014. No. 1. P.42-57.
  • Russia: Historical Destiny of the "Second World" // Philosophical Sciences. 2014. No. 7. P. 7-24.
  • The Revolution of Spirit as a Category of Philosophy of History // Philosophy: Theory and Practice. M., 2014. P.195-201.
  • Why Society Needs Public Philosophy // Philosophical Magazine. 2014. No. 1 (12). P. 5-18.
  • Through Dialogue to Understanding of an Epoch: An Intellectual Devotion of V. Tolstykh // Philosophical Sciences. 2014. No. 3. P. 141-147.
  • V. I. Lenin: the Historical Deadlock of the Russian Empire and the Future of Russia // Russian Marxism: G. V. Plekhanov, V. I. Ulyanov (Lenin). Eds. Buzgalin A.V., Pruzhinin B.I.  M.: 2013. P. 500-536.
  • On the Prospects of Reforming the Russian State: Current Debates in Science and Beyond // Philosophical Sciences. 2013. No. 7. P. 5-21.
  • Was Alexander Herzen the Liberal Westerner? // Liberalism and Socialism: the West and the Russia. M: 2013. P. 198-208.
  • Information Aggression against Russia. XXI century: in Search of Answers.// Philosophical Sciences. 2012. No. 8. P. 7-18.
  • V. S. Gott and Philosophical Life in 60-80-es of the Last Century / The Inevitability of Nonlinear World. M.: 2012. (Co-author A. A. Pruzhinina). P.7-20.
  • Karl Kantor, Vladimir Mayakovsky and the Revolution of the Spirit //Problems of Philosophy. 2012, №.12. P.33-37.
  • The Collapse of the USSR. The Mechanism of Catastrophe // Philosophical Sciences. 2011.№12. P.15-25, 57-59.
  •  Modernization or National Development of Russia? // Philosophical Sciences. 2011. №. 1. P. 46-59.
  • V.J. Kelly, and Three Discussions of the 70-es of the XX-th century // Philosophical Sciences. 2010. №12. P.123-131.
  • Globalization and New Debates about Social Justice // Personality. Culture. Society. 2010. T. XII. Vol. 3 (No. 57-58). (Co-author: G. Aitova). P.100-110.
  • The Ideology of Modernization: Progress in the Name of the Person // Sociology of Power. 2010. No. 2. (Co-author S. M. Mironov). P. 3-10.
  • Joseph Stalin: the Mobilization Way of Development and its Historical Meaning // Philosophy of Political Action (from History of the Political Left Ideas of the Twentieth Century). M.: 2010. P.131-150.
  • To the 100th Anniversary of the Publication of the Collection “Milestones”: Preliminary Results // "Milestones": the Philosophical Debate about Ways of Development of Russia. M.: 2010. P.14-27.
  • National Intelligentsia of Yesterday and Today // Philosophical Sciences. 2009. No. 3. P. 107-124.
  • Contradictions in Contemporary Russian Society in the Context of Lessons of the Russian Revolution 1917 // Political-Philosophical Year-Book. Vol.2. Edited  by I. K. Pantin. M.: 2009. 2009. P.23-48.
  • Innovative Personality as a Social Type / Personality. Culture. Society. Volume IX. Vol. 4 (No. 39). 2007. P. 90-111.
  • Bureaucracy vs the State // Philosophical Sciences. 2007.№ 10. P. 7-34.
  • The Soviet Model of Socialist Society: the Causes of Defeat // The Historical Destiny of Socialism. M.: 2003. P.38-62.
  • Spiritual Guidance of the Russian Authorities in the Era of Globalization //The Spiritual Dimension of Modern Politics. M., 2003. P.159-189.
  • The Social Teaching of Marx in the Modern Age // Theory and Practice of Marxism. M., 2002.



  • Book Review: "The Political Thought of Russia. From the Beginnings to February 1917. Anthology” // Problems of Philosophy. 2010. No. 2.
  • Book Review: "Philosophy and Ethics: Collection of Scientific Works. On the 70th Anniversary of Acad. A. Guseinov". M.: 2009 // Problems of Philosophy. 2009. No. 12.
  • Book Review: "Strategy of Russian Development" (Ed. by V. I. Tolstykh) // Problems of Philosophy. 2004. No. 4.
  • Book Review: Plimak E. G., Pantin I. K. "The Revolutionary Tradition in Russia" //  Problems of Philosophy. 2001. No. 9.
  • Book Review: "Philosophers of Russia in the XIX-XXth Centuries" // Problems of Philosophy. 2000. No. 5.


Learning and Teaching Workings:

  • Chapters XVI, XVIII, XIX, §§ 4-6 of Chapter XX, Chapter XXI, Chapter XXIII // A Course in Philosophy. Ed. by L. N. Moskvichev. M.:  2004. (2nd ed. 2006).
  • Chapters 15, 18, 19. The Subject of Social Philosophy.  The Philosophical Idea of History. The Current Stage of World History // Philosophy (Ed. by O. A. Mitroshenkov). M., 2002.