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Alexey Zhavoronkov

Alexey Zhavoronkov, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences

 

 

Date and place of birth

 

Born October 6, 1983 in Moscow

 

 

Education

 

  • Graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Philology, diploma (MA) in Classical Philology (2006).
  • Graduate Study at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Institute of Classical Philology (April–July 2004).
  • Doctorate study at the State University for the Humanities, Institute of Oriental Cultures and Antiquity (2006–2010).
  • Doctorate study at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Faculty of Philosophy I (2009–2013).

 


 

Academic degrees
  • Candidate of sciences (PhD equivalent degree) in Classical Philology: doctorate thesis “Knowledge in Ancient Greek Epos: Language, Poetics, Anthropology” (State University for the Humanities / Lomonosov State University);
Fields of research
  • Classical Philology: Ancient Greek Epos, Greek Tragedy;
  • Epistemology: Ancient theories of knowledge – from Xenophanes to Late Stoa;
  • Ethics: theories of emotions (from Ancient Greek Philosophy to the 20th century);
  • History of Ancient Philosophy: Pre-Socratic philosophers, Plato and Neoplatonism;
  • German Philosophy of the 19th and 20th century: Nietzsche, Jaspers, Arendt, Critical Theory;
  • Philosophical Anthropology: Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Scheler, Plessner.
Current research projects
  • "Anthropology of Friedrich Nietzsche: Its sources, main ideas, reception and actuality" (in cooperation with the University of Erfurt and the University of Potsdam).
Courses at foreign universities

  • "Nietzsche’s anthropology and Philosophical Anthropology of the 20th century", – University of Potsdam [Universität Potsdam], Summer Semester 2015.

 

Stipends and research grants
  • Christoph Martin Wieland Scholarship, University of Erfurt (October 2015 – September 2017);
  • Junior Fellow of Kark Jaspers Gesellschaft, Oldenburg (January 2016);
  • Humboldt Post-Doc Scholarship, Berlin (December 2013 – May 2014);
  • Post-Doc Scholarship of Klassik Stiftung Weimar (June – August 2013);
  • Doctoral Scholarship of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (October 2010 – May 2013);
  • Doctoral Scholarship of Klassik Stiftung Weimar (October – December 2008);
  • Short-term Doctoral Scholarship of DAAD, Berlin (July – December 2007).
Publications





Monographs and Collected Papers


  • Internationales Jahrbuch für Philosophische Anthropologie. Bd. 7. Nietzsche und die Anthropologie / hg. von Thomas Ebke und Alexey Zhavoronkov. Berlin: De Gruyter 2018. – 356 pp.

Im Zentrum dieses Buches stehen die Fragen nach der systematischen Gestalt von  Friedrich Nietzsches Anthropologie und nach Nietzsches  Effekten  auf die philosophische Anthropologie. Im gegensatz zu der langen tonangebenden antrianthropologischen  Tradition der Nietzsche-Deutung soll der Band Impulse zu einer Lektüre von Nietzsche als einen anthropologisch sensiblen Denker setzen.

  • Knowledge in Ancient Greek Epos: Language, Poetics, Anthropology. Saarbrücken: Lambert, 2011. (in Russian)

 

Editiorship


  • Friedrich Nietzsche. Collected Works. Vol. 9. Moscow: Kulturnaya Revolutsiya 2013.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche. Collected Works. Vol. 11. Moscow: Kulturnaya Revolutsiya 2011.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche. Collected Works. Vol. 10. Moscow: Kulturnaya Revolutsiya 2010.


 


 

 

 

 Articles and Papers

2018

  • Lebensphilosophie I: Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Simmel, Klages // Plessner-Handbuch / hg. von Joachim Fischer. Stuttgart 2018. (forthcoming)
  • Nietzsches Idee der Gemeinschaft zwischen Liberalismus und Konservativer Revolution: Helmuth Plessner contra Carl Schmitt // Nietzsche und die Konservative Revolution / hg. von Andreas Urs Sommer und Sebastian Kaufmann. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2018. (forthcoming)
  • The Concept of Race in Kant’s Lectures on Anthropology (together with A. Salikov) // Con-Textos Kantianos, vol. 7 (2018). (forthcoming)
  • Social Renewal or Intellectual Utopia? Hannah Arendt and Die Wandlung, Istoriko-filosofskii ezhegodnik, 2018, vol. 33, pp. 218–241.  (in Russian)
  • Revolutionary Transformation of the Public Realm: An Arendtian Perspective (together with A. Salikov) // Russian Sociological Review 17/1 (2018), 119–139. (in Russian)
  • Editorial (together with Th. Ebke) // Internationales Jahrbuch für Philosophische Anthropologie. Bd. 7. Nietzsche und die Anthropologie / hg. von Th. Ebke und A. Zhavoronkov. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2018, V–XIV.
  • Nietzsche und die "experimentelle" Anthropologie der Antike // Internationales Jahrbuch für Philosophische Anthropologie. Bd. 7. Nietzsche und die Anthropologie / hg. von Th. Ebke und A. Zhavoronkov. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2018, 17–31. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jbpa-2017-0104

2017

  • The Public Realm and Revolution: Hannah Arendt Between Theory and Praxis (by A. Salikov and A. Zhavoronkov) // Estudos Ibero-Americanos 43, n. 3 (2017), 513–523. http://dx.doi.org/10.15448/1980-864X.2017.3.2613
  • The Philosopher and the State: Hannah Arendt on the Philosophy of Socrates // Russian Sociological Review 16/3 (2017), 303–318. (in Russian) DOI 10.17323/1728-192X-2017-3-303-318
  • Critical Method and the Philosophy of the Future: Reflections on the Relevance of Nietzsche’s Social Criticism // Friedrich Nietzsche: Legacy and  Prospects / Ed. by Yulia V. Sineokaya and Ekaterina A. Poljakova. Moscow: LRC Publishing House 2017, 335–348.
2016
  • Limits of Man and Limits of Society: F. Nietzsche’s Anthropology and Its Influence on Helmuth Plessner // History of Philosophy Yearbook 2016. Мoscow 2016, 187–205. (in Russian)
  • Die anthropologische Umwertung der Intersubjektivität: Zu Axel Honneths Rezeption von Helmuth Plessner // Internationales Jahrbuch für Philosophische Anthropologie. Bd 6: Mensch und Gesellschaft zwischen Natur und Geschichte. Zum Verhältnis von Philosophischer Anthropologie und Kritischer Theorie / hg. von Thomas Ebke et al. Berlin: De Gruyter 2016, 243–256.
  • The Historical-Philosophical Approach in German Nietzsche Studies // History of Philosophy in the Format of an Article / ed. by J. Sineokaya. Moscow: Kultyrnaya Revolutsiya 2016, 198–219. (in Russian)
2015
  • Scheler und Nietzsche über das Mitleid: Ein zweiter Blick // Thaumazein: Rivista di filosofia, vol. 3 (2015), С. 121–136. Фридрих Ницше.
  • Кант, Ницше и Французская революция // Историко-философский ежегодник’2015. М., 2015, С. 187–205.
2005-2014
  • Nietzsche‘s Influence on Homeric Scholarship // Nietzsche as a Scholar of Antiquity / ed. by Helmut Heit and Anthony Jensen. London: Bloomsbury, 2014, 139–155.
  • Odysseus in the Mirror of Nietzsche’s Experimental Philosophy // History of Philosophy Yearbook 2012. Мoscow 2013, 272–295. (in Russian)
  • Nietzsche-Rezeption in Russland: Ein Überblick // Nietzsche Younku: The Journal of Korean Nietzsche-Society (한국니체학회), vol. 23 (2013), 263–301.
  • Odyssey // Great Russian Encyclopedia. Vol. 23. Мoscow: GRE 2013. (in Russian)
  • Nietzsches Idee der Fremdheit des Griechischen und ihre Rezeption in der klassischen Philologie // „Einige werden posthum geboren“: Friedrich Nietzsches Wirkungen / hg. von Renate Reschke und Marco Brusotti. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012, 615–24.
  • Nietzsche und der Glaube der Griechen // Nietzsche Younku: The Journal of Korean Nietzsche-Society (한국니체학회), vol. 20, 2011, 211–39.
  • Reason, Knowledge and Cunning in Ilias XXIII: Nestor, Antilochus and Menelaus // Aristaios 3 (2011), 17–29. (in Russian)
  • Knowledge and Social Status of the Individual in Homer and Hesiod // Development of Personality 3 (2010), 99 –115. (in Russian)
  • Will to Power and Nietzsche‘s Legacy // Voprosy filosofii (Questions of Philosophy) 12 (2009), 105–15. (in Russian)
  • Verbs of Knowledge in Homer // Vestnik MGU: Philology 6 (2009), 77–93. (in Russian)
  • Homeric Morality: Current Status of Research // Development of Personality 3 (2008), 95–110. (in Russian)
  • Polyphemus and the Principles of Hospitality // Development of Personality 2 (2006), 91–104. (in Russian)
  • The Hero in Homer’s Odyssey and the Problem of Personality // Development of Personality 3 (2005), 69–81. (in Russian)

Electronic publications (in Russian)


 

Reviews and abstracts (in Russian)


 

 

Translations

Russian translations from English and German


  • Friedrich Nietzsche: Legacy and  Prospects / Compiled and edited by Yulia V. Sineokaya and Ekaterina A. Poljakova. Moscow: LRC Publishing House, 2017 (translation of 15 articles);
  • G. Danek. Epos and Quotes: Studying the Sources of “Odyssey”. Мoscow: Kulturnaya Revolutsiya 2011 (translation from German);
  • Friedrich Nietzsche. Collected Works. Vol. 9. Moscow: Kulturnaya Revolutsiya 2013. (translation of the commentary from German);
  • E. Pontini. The Aesthetic Import of the Act of Knowledge and its European Roots in Merab Mamardašvili // Merab Konstantinovych Mamardašvili / ed. by N. Motroshilova. Moscow: ROSSPEN 2009, 279–97 (translation from English);
  • D. Regnier. Consciousness and Conscience: Mamardašvili on the Common Point of Departure for Epistemological and Moral Reflection // Merab Konstantinovych Mamardašvili / ed. by N. Motroshilova. Moscow: ROSSPEN 2009, 298–318 (translation from English);
  • “Ordinary Language Philosophy”; “Semiotics”; “Analytical Philosophy”; “Neo-Aristotelianism”; “Philosophical Anthropology”; “Robert Nozick”; “Action Theory”; “Theory of Cognition”; “Metaphysics” // Contemporary Western Philosophy: Dictionary / ed. by. V. Malakhov and O. Höffe. Moscow: Kulturnaya Revolutsiya 2008 (translation from German);
  • Friedrich Nietzsche. Collected Works. Vol. 4. Moscow: Kulturnaya Revolutsiya 2007 (translation of commentary from German).

 

Conferences

(2010-2018)

Conference papers and speeches

 

In German and English

  • Nietzsche und die ‘experimentelle’ Anthropologie der Antike (International Conference “Nietzsche als anthropologischer Denker”, University of Erfurt; 12.07.2017),
  • Nietzsches Anthropologiekritik in anthropologischer Hinsicht (Berliner Nietzsche-Colloquium, Technische Universität Berlin; 26.04.2017),
  • Nietzsche und die anthropologische Tradition des deutschen Idealismus (Philosophical Colloquium, University of Erfurt; 11.01.2017),
  • Freies Denken und geistige Erneuerung: Hannah Arendts Idee der Wandlung (Karl Jaspers-Haus; Oldenburg, 01.12.2016),
  • Nietzsches Interkulturalität und die anthropologische Perspektive der Klassischen deutschen Philosophie (27th International Friedrich Nietzsche Congress; Naumburg, 23.09.2016),
  • Nietzsches Idee der Gemeinschaft zwischen Konservatismus und Liberalismus: Carl Schmitt contra Helmuth Plessner (F. Nietzsche Colloquium in Oßmannstedt, 13.06.2016),
  • Zwischen dauerhaftem und dynamischem Menschenbild: Hegels Anthropologie und Friedrich Nietzsches Gegen-Anthropologie (31th International Hegel Congress; Bochum, 19.05.2016),
  • Der öffentliche Raum und die Revolution: Zwischen Theorie und Praxis (Hannah Arendt Colloquium; Free University of Berlin; 29.04.2016),
  • Die anthropologische Umwertung der Intersubjektivität: Zu Axel Honneths Rezeption von Helmuth Plessner (International Conference on Philosophical Anthropology and Critical Theory; Potsdam, 18.02.2016),
  • Scheler und Nietzsche über das Mitleid: Ein zweiter Blick (XIII International Max Scheler Conference; Verona, 30.05.2015),
  • ‘Das böse Princip’: Nietzsche, Platon und die antike Art der Kritik (25th International Friedrich Nietzsche Congress; Naumburg, 17.10.2014),
  • The two faces of Nietzsche’s ‘good warrior’ (20th Congress of Friedrich Nietzsche Society), Birmingham, 12.09.2014),
  • Nietzsches Bild von Theognis und die Frage nach der aristokratischen Moral (23th International Friedrich Nietzsche Congress: “Ohnmacht des Subjekts – Macht der Persönlichkeit”; Naumburg, 11.10.2012),
  • ‘Plato gegen Homer’ als Nietzsches philosophische Formel (Postgraduate Colloquium at the Institute of Philosophy, Humboldt University of Berlin; 13.02.2012),
  • Nietzsches Wirkungen in der Homerforschung (International Colloquium “Nietzsche über die frühgriechische Kultur”; Technical University of Berlin, 05.11.2011),
  • Nietzsche und Homer: Philologische und philosophische Methoden der Interpretation (19. Nietzsche-Workshop in Schulpforta; Naumburg/Schulpforta, 13.09.2011),
  • Nietzsche-Rezeption in Russland (1890–1990) (Nietzsche-Colloquium, Technical University of Berlin, 25.05.2011),
  • Nietzsches Idee der Fremdheit des Griechischen und ihre Rezeption in der klassischen Philologie (21th International Friedrich Nietzsche Congress; Naumburg, 14.10.2010).


In Russian

  • The Origins of Pseudoconservatism and Its Revival in Russia (Conference „Modes of Thinking, Ways of Speaking”, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, 26.04.2018),
  • Nihilism and the Crisis of Tradition: Arendt und the Contemporary ‘Radical Conservatism’ (section „Hannah Arendt on the Limits of the Permissible“, International Symposium „Paths of Russia“, Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, 31.03.2018),
  • Hannah Arendt’s ideas in modern context (Colloquium “Hannah Arendt and Modernity”, Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences; Moscow, 20.10.2016),
  • Getting to Know Helmuth Plessner (podium discussion with M. Khorkov; Dostoevsky Library, Moscow, 24.03.2016),
  • The Philosopher and the State: Hannah Arendt on Socrates (Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences; Moscow, 15.03.2016),
  • Max Scheler (“Object 22”, radio “Mayak”; Moscow, 09.03.2016),
  • Limits of Man and Limits of Society: Friedrich Nietzsche’s Anthropology and Its Influence on Helmuth Plessner (Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences; Moscow, 18.12.2014),
  • Kant, Nietzsche und die Französische Revolution (Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University; Kaliningrad, 21.04.2014),
  • Nietzsche and Homer (Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences; Moscow, 22.08.2013),
  • Nietzsche and Homer: The European Tradition and Its Oriental Elements (Higher School of Economics; Moscow, 23.03.2011).

 

Organization of Conferences

 

  • Nietzsche als anthropologischer Denker, – University of Erfurt (Germany), 12–14.07.2017.

 

Researcher ID
  • Web of Science Researcher ID:  J-3891-2018
  • Scopus Author ID:  57195959612
Contacts
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