Institute of Philosophy
Russian Academy of Sciences




  Vitaly Gorokhov
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VITALY G. GOROKHOV

 

Prof., Dr. phil. habil. VITALY G. GOROKHOV 

 

Education:

  • Philosophy of Science and Systems Theory, Institute for the History of Science and Technology of the Soviet Academy of Sciences (post graduate study), 1974
  • Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, Moscow Lomonosov State University, 1971
  • RADAR Engineering, Moscow Radio/Mechanical Technical School, 1965

 

Degrees:

  • Dr. Sc. Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1986
  • Cand. Sc. Philosophy, Moscow Lomonosov State University, 1975

 

Titles:

  • Full Professor, 1988
  • Senior Research Scholar, 1986
Professional appointments:

Full-time:

  • Senior Scientific Fellow, Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1986 – present;
  • Senior Research Fellow, Sector of Interdisciplinary Problems of the Scientific and Technological Development, Institute of Philosophy: 1987–1994;
  • Member of the editorial staff of Voprossi filisofii („The Problems of Philosophy“ - the leading philosophical journal in the USSR), headed a department for analysis of philosophical and social problems associated with science and technology: 1977-1989;
  • Chief of department for the Methodology of Systems Engineering, Research Institute for Radiocommunication and Control: 1971-1977.

 

Half/Part-time:

  • Half-time Professor and chief of the Chear of the Philodsophy of Science and Technology, Faculty of Philosophy, State University for Humanirtes: 1998 – present;
  • Part-time Professor, Dubna “Men, Society, Nature” State University: 2000 – present;
  • Part-time Professor, Education Center (State University), Dubna “Joint Institute for Nuclear research”: 2008 – present;
  • Half-time Professor and director of the International Research Center for Social Consequences of Scientific and Technological Development and Innovation, Faculty of Philosophy, Moscow Lomonosov State University: 2005 – present;
  • Half-time Professor, Chear of the History and Philosophy of Science, Russian Academy of Sciences: 2008 – present;
  • Visiting scientist in the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany): 2006 – present;
  • Half-time Professor, Chear of Sociology and Cutlturology, Moscow Baumann State Technolohical University: 2004–2008;
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Economy, University of Bremen (Germany): 2001-2004;
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Economy, University of Witten-Herdike (Germany): 2004;
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of  Karlsruhe (Germany): 1991-1992;
  • Half-time Professor, Chear of Philosophy, Moscow Mining Institute (Technological University): 1985-1989;
  • Half-time Lecturer, Chear of Philosophy, Moscow Mining Institute (Technological University): 1978-1985.
Teaching Experience:
  • Philosophy of Science and Technology: Systematic Course for Sudents in Philosophy (36–120 hours): State University of Humanities (Russian Academy of Sciences), 1998 – present;
  • Philosophy and History of Technology: Course for Students in Philosophy (36 hours): Moscow Lomonosov State University, 2008 – present;
  • Philosophy and History of Technology: Course for Students in Philosophy (36 hours): Moscow Lomonosov State University, 2010 – present;
  • Philosophy and History of Science: Course for Post Graduate Students in all Scientific Disciplines (36 hours) in
    Dubna “Men, Society, Nature” State University: 2000 – present;
    Chear of the History and Philosophy of Science, Russian Academy of Sciences: 2008 – present;
    Education Center (State University), Dubna “Joint Institute for Nuclear research”: 2008 – present;
  • Philosophy and History of Technology: Course for Students in Philosophy (36 hours): University of Karlsruhe (Germany), 1991–present;
  • Philosophy and History of Technology: Course for Students in Philosophy (36 hours): University of Karlsruhe (Germany), 1991– present;
  • Sociology and Cutlturology: Course for Students in Engineering (36 hours): Moscow Baumann State Technolohical University: 2004–2008;
  • Philosophy: Course for Students of Engineering (36 hours): Moscow Mining Institute (Technological University): 1978-1989.

Professional activities:
  • Scientific Coordinator of the German-Russian College, 1995 – present;
  • Scientific Coordinator of the International Academy for Sustainable Development and Technologies  of the University of Karlsruhe (Germany), 1999 – present;
  • Member, Editorial Board, Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, 2004 – present;
  • Member oft he Working Group „Efficiency of Energy and Environment“ in the Dialogue  „Russian Federation – European Union“, 2001;
  • Co-Head of the German-Russian Working Group „Environement and Energy“ from Ecological state Commitee oft he Russian Federation, 1999-2001;
  • Member of the Russian-Norwegian Working Group “Monitoring network in north-west russia and communication between norway and russia”, 1995–1999;
  • Executive Coordinator of German-Russian Project Ecological Monitoring (IRIS), 1993–2000;
  • Expert, Russian Foundation for Studies in Humanities (RGNF), 2008 – present;
  • Expert, Russian Foundation for Basic Researc (RFFI), 2010 – present.
Fellowships and Grants:

Research:

  • Social-philosophical and methodological problems of the technological risks in the modern society group project, director) – Russian Foundation for Basic Research, 2012 - up to date;
  • From technoscience Galileo Galilei until Nanotechnoscience (philosophical and methodological analysis) (individual) – Russian Foundation for Humanities, 2013 - up to date;
  • Technoscience in Knowledge Society: Methodological Problems of the Development of the Theoretical Investigations in Engineering Sciences (group project, director), – Russian Foundation for Basic Research, 2009-2011;
  • The change of the paradigm of the scientific and technological development in the context of the establishing of the global information society (group project, director), – Russian Foundation for Basic Research, 2006–2008;
  • Philosophy of technology in Russia and Germany (comparative analysis) (group project, director), – Russian Foundation for Basic Research, 2003–2005;
  • Methodological Forundations of the Technology Assessment as aNew Problem-Oriented Scientific and Engineering Disciplines, – Russian Foundation for Humanities, 2003–2005;
  • Technoscience as a Factor of Sociocultural Changes: Global Context and Russian Experience (group project, member), – Russian Foundation for Basic Research, 2010-2011;
  • Social-philosophical and methodological problems of the technological risks in the modern society (group project, member), – Russian Foundation for Basic Research, 2012-2014.

Publication:

  • Technology and Culture: the Origin of the Philosophy of Technology and the Theory of Technological Creativity in Germany and in Russia at the End of the 19th and Beginning of the 20th Century (Comparative Analysis) (Moscow, Logos, 2010), – Russian Foundation for Humanities, 2009.
  • Engineering Sciences: History and Theory (The History of Science from the philosophical Point of View). Moscow: Publishing House “LOGOS”, 2012.
Professional honors and membership:
  • International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC),
  • International Center for Information Ethics (ICIE),
  • Society for Philosophy and Technology,
  • Euro­pean Society for Early Modern Philosophy,
  • European Society for the History of Science,
  • Ukrain Society for the History of Science,
  • Russian Society for Philosophy.
Publications:

About 300 articles and sixteen books in Russian, German and English

 

Books, Textbooks, Brochure and Editing:


Russian

  • 2013: History, Philosophy and Methodology of Science and Technology. Textbook for masters. Moscow: Jurait (together with N. Bagdasarjan and A. Nasaretjan), 2014
  • 2012: Philosophy and History of Science (Textbook for postgraduate students of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research). Dubna: JINR
  • 2012: Engineering Sciences: History and Theory (The History of Science from the philosophical Point of View). Moscow: Publishing House “LOGOS”
  • 2011: Philosophy of Science. Moscow: Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 289 p. (Ed. by V. Arshinov and V.G. Gorokhov)
  • 2010: Technology and Culture: the Origin of the Philosophy of Technology and the Theory of Technological Creativity in Germany and in Russia at the End of the 19th and Beginning of the 20th Century (Comparative Analysis). Moscow, Logos, 376 p.
  • 2009: Sociology of Technology. Moscow: Alfa-M: Infra-M (together with A. Andreev and P. Buryrin), 288 p.
  • 2009: Genesis of the Technological Activity as the Subject of the Sociological Analysis. Appendix for scietific journa “Filosofskije nauki”. Мoscow: Gumanitarij, 2009. 47 p.
  • 2008: Global problems of the sustainable development and modern civilisation. Materials of the international conference. (Ed. by V.G. Gorokhov). Moscow: Polytechnic Society of the graduating students of MVTU-MGTU, 325 p. (contributions by V.G. Gorokhov: Social problems of informatics, pp. 179-184; Ernst Kapp, P.K. Engelmeyer and P. Florenski – princip of the “Organprojektion” and “Antropologisches Kriterium” as basic ideas of the philosophy of technology, pp. 235-243; History and role of the engineering societies in Russia, pp. 291-300)
  • 2007: Foundations of the Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences. Moscow: Gardariki, 335 p.
  • 2007: Social and Ecological Assessment of the Scientific-Technological Development. Materials of the international conference dedicated to the memory of professor N.N. Moiseev (Ed. by V.G. Gorokhov). Moscow: Russian-German Society “Philosophy of Science and Technology” of the Russian Philosophical Society, 128 p. (contributions by V.G. Gorokhov: Problems of the technology assessment of nanotechnology, pp. 27-40; Technology assessment today, pp. 120-126; Processes of the transformation of the scientific and engineering investigations in the modern knowledge society [review of the international colloquium], pp. 95-114)
  • 2005: Philosophy of science and technology – nature and technique on the threshold of the third anniversary. Materials of the international conference (Ed. by V.G. Gorokhov). Moscow: Russian Philosophical Society (contributions by V.G. Gorokhov: Introduction, pp. 7-9; Experience of the technology assessment and social-ecological expertise in Russia as precondition for the implementation of the Western European experience of the ecological audit, pp. 58-73; Technology assessment as new scientific-technological discipline pp. 104-119; Conclusion, pp. 127-129; History of science from the philo­sophical point of view [the problems of teaching], pp. 130-140; Philosophy of technology in Russian and Germany [comparative analysis] , pp. 205-258;), 216 p.
  • 2003: Conceptions of the Modern Natural Science. Moscow: Infra-M, 412 p.
  • 2000: Consequences of the scientific-technological development. Interdisciplinary investigation and philosophical analysis (Ed. by V.G. Gorokhov). Moscow: MNEPU, 164 p. (contributions by V.G. Gorokhov: Preface, pp. 9-10; The different philosophy in technology and a new understanding of modern technological progress as sustainable development, pp. 22-39)
  • 1999: Conceptions of the Modern Natural Science and Technology. Moscow: Infra-M, 608 p.
  • 1998: Technology, Society and Environment (Ed. by V.G. Gorokhov). Moscow: MNEPU, 214 p. (contributions by V.G. Gorokhov: Introduction, pp. 5-7; Philosophy of as environ­mental philosophy, pp. 22-39)
  • 1998: Introduction in the Philosophy of Technology. Textbook. Moscow: INFRA-M, 224 p. (together with V.M. Rosin)
  • 1997: Peter Klimentjevich Engelmeyer. Mechanical Engineer and Philosopher of Technology. 1885-1941. Moscow: Science, 223 p.
  • 1996: Philosophy of Science and Technology. Moscow: Gardariki, 400 p. (together with V. Stepin and M. Rosov). Second edition.
  • 1995: Philosophy of Science and Technology. Moscow: Kontakt-Alfa (together with V. Stepin and M. Rosov). First edition, 372 p.
  • 1989: Philosophy of Technology in the FRG. (Ed. By V. Gorokhov, A. Arsakanjan. Einleitung (together with A. Arsakanjan), pp. 3-23. Moscow: Progress, 1989, 528 p.
  • 1987: Know to Do (History of the Engineering Profession and his Role in the Modern Culture). Moscow: Knowledge, 176 p.
  • 1987: Technical Knowledge in the Modern Culture (together with V.M. Rosin). Moscow: Snanie, 40 p.
  • 1984: Methodological Analysis of the Scientific and Engineering Disciplines. Moscow: Vysshaja Shkola, 112 p.
  • 1982: Methodological Analysis of Systems Engineering. Moscow: Radio i swjas, 160 p.
  • 1979: Systems Engineering and Management. Moscow: Snanie, 64 p.

 

English and German

  • 2013: Galileo Galilei as Philosopher of Technology and Technology Assessment Expert // Philosophy: Theory and Practice/ Russian Academy of Sciences/ Ed.: V.Sharova, E.Trufanova, A.Yakovleva. Moscow: Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2013
  • 2013: The Roots of the Theoretical Models of the Nanotechnoscience in the Electric Circuit Theory // Advances in Historical Studies 2013. Vol.2, No.2, 19-31 Published Online June 2013 in SciRes (http://www.scirp.org/journal/ahs)
  • 2012: Nanotechnoscience as Combination of the Natural and Engineering Sciences. In: Philosophy Study 2(4), pp. 257-266
  • 2011: The Old Ethical Problems in the New Information Society in Russia. In: US-China Law Review 11, pp. 963-980
  • 2009: The Social Integration of Science. Institutional and Epistemological Aspects of the Transformation of Knowledge in Modern Society (Ed. by G. Bechmann, V.G. Gorokhov and N. Stehr). Berlin: edition sigma, Reihe: Gesellschaft – Technik – Umwelt, Neue Folge 12, 311 p.
  • 2006: Jahrbuch des Deutsch-Russischen Kollegs 2004/2005 (Ed. by V.G. Gorokhov). Aachen: Shaker Verlag, , 653 p. (in German and Russian)
  • 2003: Jahrbuch des Deutsch-Russischen Kollegs 2001-2002 (Ed. by V.G. Gorokhov). Aachen: Shaker Verlag, 352 p. (in German and Russian)
  • 2001: Technikphilosophie und Technikfolgenforschung in Russland. Europäische Akademie zur Erforschung von Folgen wissenschaftlich-technischer Entwicklungen Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler GmbH, Graue Reihe 26, February 2001, http://www.ea-aw.de/filead min/downloads/Graue_Reihe/GR_26_TechnikphilosophieRussland_022001.pdf
  • 2000: Jahrbuch des Deutsch-Russischen Kollegs 1999-2000 (Ed. by V.G. Gorokhov). Moscow, MNEPU, 470 p. (in German and Russian)
  • 1990: Engineering: Art and Science. Moscow: MIR, 248 p.
  • 1990: Technikforschung in der UdSSR. Klagenfurter Beiträge zur Technikdiskussion. Heft 39. Klagenfurt: Interuniversitäries Forschungsinstitut der Österreichischen Universität, 47 p.

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Speeches and presentations (selected)
  • 2012: Traditions and innovations: Russian and German experience of the development of the innovative systems (in Russian). Paper presented at the Third International Conference on Comparative Philosophy “Philosophy and science in the cultures of East and West”. Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Science. Moscow, Russia, 21.-26.05.2012
  • 2012: Technological risks as social and ethical problem. In: National Research Nuclear University (NIJU) und Moscow Engineering – Physical Institute (MIFI) (Ed.): Economic and legal problems of the innovation development in the nuclear field. Moscow, Russia: NRNU 2012, p. 113 (in Russian)
  • 2012: Politikstrategie Geheimhaltung: Von Technikversagen zu Naturdesaster und soziale Katastrophe – Majak. Paper presented at the 21. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Technikgeschichte (GTG) in cooperation with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC). Munich, 18.05.2012
  • 2012: Nanotechnological revolution: Myth or reality? (in Russian). Paper presented at the VI. Russian Philosophical Congress “Philosophy in the modern world: Dialog of world outlooks” Materials. (Nizhni Novgorod 27.-30.06.2012). Vol. I. Nizhni Novgorod: isdatelstvo Nizhegerodskogo Universiteta, 2012. p. 489-490 - http://rfk2012.unn.ru/pages/program/tom1.pdf
  • 2012: From theory to design in technoscience: Some remarks on the history of engineering. Paper presented at the 9th European Social Science History Conference. Glasgow, UK, 11.04.2012
  • 2012: From Chernobyl to Fukushima: technological risks as ethical and social problems (together with Galina Gorokhova). Paper presented at the International Committee for the History of Technology – 39th Symposium “Technology, the Arts and Industrial Culture”. Barcelona, Spain, 10.-14.07.2012, pp. 54
  • 2012: Social and ecological consequences of technology (together with C. Scherz). Paper presented at the International Committee for the History of Technology – 39th Symposium “Technology, the Arts and Industrial Culture”. Barcelona, Spain, 10.-14.07.2012, p. 55
  • 2011: The Old Ethical Problems in the New Information Society in Russia. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Information Law (ICIL) 2011 “Values and Freedoms in Modern Information Law and Ethics”, Thessaloniki, Greece, 20.-21.05.2011, http://conferences.ionio.gr/icil2011/speakers
  • 2011: The Genesis of the Engineering Sciences from the Natural Sciences (on the example of radio engineering, head of section “The development of the engineering sciences from technical to socio-technical systems”. Paper presented at the The International Committee for the History of Technology – 38th Symposium “Consumer Choice and Technology” in Glasgow, Scotland, 2.-7.08.2011. Programme and abstracts, p. 55
  • 2011: Methodological Problems of Technoscience. Paper presented at the 14th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, head of section “Methodological Problems of Technoscience”, 19-26.07.2011
  • 2011: Technological risks as social and ethical problem. Proceedings of the conference “Economical and legal problems of the innovation development in the nuclear field”, National Research Nuclear University, Moscow, Russia, 30.01.-01.02.2012. Moscow: MIFI, p. 113 (in Russian)

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German Version:

http://www.itas.fzk.de/mahp/gorokhov/gorokhov.htm

 

E-mail: vitaly.gorokhov@mail.ru