Institute of Philosophy
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  Mikhail V. Shpakovskiy
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Mikhail V. Shpakovskiy

Mikhail V. Shpakovskiy

Date and Place of birth


1995, Saint Petersburg


  • Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, Moscow State University, 2019
  • Ph.D., Moscow State University, April 2023



  • Junior Research Fellow, 2019 - present


Scientific interests

  • Patristics (especially Ancient Russian Patristics), Medieval Cosmology and Intellectual Culture, Analytic Philosophy and Theology.


  • Shpakovskiy M. Ivan Begichev's Theology of Symbol in His Message on Visible Image of God. In Old Russia. The Questions of Middle Ages [Drevnyaya Rus'. Voprosy Medievistiki]. P.218-229.
  • Shpakovskiy M. Archpriest Avvakum's Doctrine on the Organisation and Nature of Human Soul. In Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta. Ser.7. Philosophia. 2022. No.2. P. 3-18.
  • Shpakovskiy M. Epistle by Prince Semyon Shakhovsky against Apollinarianism. In Paleorosia. Ancient Rus in time, in personalities, in ideas. 2022. No.1 (17). P. 132-150.
  • Shpakovskiy M. Natural theology of Zinovy Otensky in the context of the Old Russian philosophical booklore. In St. Tikhon's University Review. Theology. Philosophy. Religious Studies. 2020. Iss. 92. P. 35‒56. DOI: 10.15382/sturI202092.35-56.
  • Shpakovskiy M. Joseph Volotsky's Attitude to Cosmological Problems. In Old Russia. The Questions of Middle Ages. 2020. No. 4 (82). P. 130‒140 DOI: 10.25986/IRI.2020.82.4.010.
  • Shpakovskiy M. Istina and Pravda in Russian Medieval Intellectual Tradition. In Finikovyi Kompot. 2019. No. 14. P. 98‒109.
  • Shpakovskiy M. Triadology of Joseph Volotsky. In St. Tikhon's University Review. Theology. Philosophy. Religious Studies. 2019. Iss. 85. P. 52-70. DOI: 10.15382/sturI201985.52‒70.
  • Shpakovskiy M. Philosophical roots of the mystical experience of Eleazar of Anzer and archpriest  Avvakum. In Solovyev studies. 2018. Vol. 1(57). P. 183.
  • Shpakovskiy M. Circle of love. To the Interpretation of the Archpriest Avvakum Figure from the N. I. Zavoloko Collection. In Ancient Rus: in time, in personality, in concepts. Vol. 8. Saint Petersburg. 2017. P. 409-415.
  • Shpakovskiy M. Insufficiency of natural theology. In Date palm compote. № 12. Moscow. 2017. P. 73-77.
  • Shpakovskiy M. Ideas of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite in the Prologue of Archpriest Avvakum «Life». In Kirik of Novgorod and culture of Ancient Rus. Vol. 4.Veliky Novgorod. 2017. P. 420-432.
  • Shpakovskiy M. The Views of Archpriest Avvakum on Divine Names and Its Neoplatonic Roots. In Ancient Rus: in time, in persons, in concepts. Vol. 6. Saint Petersburg, Kazan. 2016. P. 472-485.