About the Centre

CENTR-LOGO-COLORScientific-Educational Centre of Problems of Religion, Philosophy, Culture to SUAI (Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation)

Aims and objectives:

  • The study of logical and ontological interconditionality of the conceptual framework of theological, philosophical and scientific knowledge.
  • The study of ethical implications of theological, philosophical and scientific forms of knowledge in their interrelation and interdetermination.
  • The research of cultural / linguistic context of the development of theological, philosophical and scientific forms of knowledge and models of their feedback on cultural and linguistic practices in the regional and civilization-wide context.
  • The study of the role of the Eastern Orthodox and Western Orthodox Christian Theology in the succession of philosophical and culture-historical traditions from Antiquity to Modern Age.
  • Uniting of scientific research of the trends stated.
  • Coverage of the activities of the Scientific-Educational Centre of Problems of the Interrelationships Between Religion, Philosophy And Culture affiliated to SUAI.

Topical areas of the periodical:

  • Conceptual framework of philosophy and theology: identity and difference.
  • The problem of scientific positivism and materialism in philosophy and theology: rational/logical analysis of the project of formation and development of modern scientific knowledge.
  • Positivistic and materialistic criticism of philosophy and theology: argumentative strategies and their logical-philosophical analysis.
  • Ethical and political discourses in philosophy, theology and science: knowledge, ideology and moral principles.
  • Cultural/linguistic artifacts of theological, philosophical and scientific knowledge.
  • The formation of modern European science in the context of philosophical and theological knowledge: disciplinary division, conceptual framework and filiation of concepts.
  • German classical philosophy as a universal project of onto-theological knowledge: its origins and influence on the modern forms of philosophy, theology and science.
  • The problems of patristics: culture-historical contexts of formation at the intersection of antique philosophy and science, as well as western and eastern forms of religious practices.
  • The problem of rational theology in the western medieval Scholasticism.
  • The problem of natural religion and natural right in philosophy and theology.
  • Philosophical, scientific and moral/legal aspects of the modern western and eastern traditions of theological thought.