- 2007 – Ph.D. (“Candidate of Sciences”) in Philosophy. Specialization: History of Philosophy. (Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk).
Dissertation: “Rationalism and Irrationalism in Tertullian’s views”
- 2003 – M.A. in Philosophy (Novosibirsk State University).
- 2001 – M.A. in Theology (Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, USA). 1994 – B.A. (“Specialist”) in Chemistry (Novosibirsk State University).
Philosophical Theology, Analytic Theology, Christian Theology, Metaphysics, History of Ancient Philosophy, Patristic Studies.
- since 2007 – Senior Research Fellow, Dept. of Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk.
Main areas of research: History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion.
- 2007-2015 – Lecturer at the Dept. of Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy and Law. Teaching History and Philosophy of Science to doctoral students of SB RAS.
- since 2006 – Lecturer at the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Novosibirsk. Teaching Christian Dogmatics; History of Philosophy; Mediaeval Church History; Theory of Argumentation.
Chapters in Books
“Rationalism and Irrationalism in Patristics: Gregory Nazianzen” in ΑΡΧΗΓΟΣ. Festschrift in Honor of V.P. Goran , E. Afonasin and M. Volf, eds., Novosibirsk State University, 2015. P. 126–140.
“Reception of Ancient Rationality in Early Christian Philosophy” in Rationalism and Irrationalism in Ancient Philosophy . V. Goran, M. Volf, I. Berestov, E. Orlov, E. Afonasin, P. Butakov. Novosibirsk, 2010. P. 340–371.
Papers in English
Relations in the Trinitarian Reality: Two Approaches // ΣΧΟΛΗ. 2014. Vol. 8.2. P. 505–519.
Papers in Russian
Social Verification of Religious Knowledge // Epistemology & Philosophy of Science. 2017. V. 53, No. 3. P. 58–67.
Was the Stoic God a Person? // ΣΧΟΛΗ. 2017. Vol. 11.2. P. 558–591.
The Sea Battle and the Open Future // The Siberian Journal of Philosophy. 2016. V. 14, No. 3. P. 273–282.
Divine Promises and Foreknowledge in Classical Theism // The Siberian Journal of Philosophy. 2016. V. 14, No. 2. P. 195–208.
What Does a Textual Correction Reveal? // ΣΧΟΛΗ. 2016. Vol. 10.2. P. 583–591.
Analytic Metaphysics of Eucharistic Time // Tomsk State University Journal of Philosophy, Sociology and Political Science. 2015. No. 4 (32). P. 159–169.
Dispositions and Relations in Gregory Nazianzen // ΣΧΟΛΗ. 2015. Vol. 9.2. P. 363–372.
A Soterological Foundation for the Christian Concept of God // Tomsk State University Journal of Philosophy, Sociology and Political Science. 2014. No. 4 (28). P. 137–147.
Negative Theology and Religious Life: Maimonides, Wittgenstein and Putnam // NSU Bulletin. Philosophy. 2014. V. 12, No. 4. P. 141–146.
Soteriological Principle in Christian Philosophical Argumentation // NSU Bulletin. Philosophy. 2014. V. 12, No. 1. P. 139–145.
Approaches to the Studies of History of Patristic Philosophy // NSU Bulletin. Philosophy. 2013. V. 11, No. 3. P. 131–137.
Analytic History of Ancient Philosophy (coauthored with M. Volf and и I. Berestov) // Sententiae. 2013. No. 1 (XXVIII). P. 96–108.
The Category of Relation in Early Christian Trinitarian Theories // NSU Bulletin. Philosophy. 2012. V. 10, No. 4. P. 134–141.
The Role of Irrationalistic Argumentation in the Works of Gregory of Nazianzus // NSU Bulletin. Philosophy. 2012. V. 10, No. 2. P. 163–171.
Theological Traditions of Antiquity // NSU Bulletin. Philosophy. 2010. V. 8, No. 4. P. 128–134.
Moreschini C. Istoriya Patristicheskoy Filosofii. (History of Patristic Philosophy) . Moscow: GLK, 2011. [Orig.: Storia della filosofia patristica . Brescia: Morcelliana, 2004] // PSTGU Bulletin. Series I: Theology. Philosophy. No. 2 (46). 2013. P. 128–142.
Loux, M. J. Metaphysics in the Analytic Tradition // Philosophy Journal. 2015. V. 8, No. 2. P. 5–15.
2017 – Philosophical Theology before and after Plantinga // International Conference “Philosophy of Religion of Alvin Plantinga” (Voronezh State University).
2017 – Christological Arguments against the Classical Concept of God // Summer School “Logic of Faith: Intellectual Inquiries in the Byzantine and Western European Middle Ages” (Higher School of Economics, Perm).
2016 – Dogmatic Hermeneutics // 31st Annual Symposium on Exegetical Theology “The Contributions of Reformation Exegesis” (Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, IN, USA).
2010 – Adding Christian content to Greek metaphysics: The early church’s attempts to speak philosophically // Nordic Society for Philosophy of Religion Symposium “Metaphysics Past and Present” (University of Oslo, Stavanger, Norway).
2009 – Characteristics of Tertullian’s implementation of theological problems into ancient philosophy // Science, Philosophy, Society: 5th Russian Philosophical Congress (Novosibirsk).
Conferences, schools, workshops
June 2017 – Logic of Faith: Intellectual Inquiries in the Byzantine and Western European Middle Ages . (Perm, Higher School of Economics).
December 2015 – Jewish Philosophical Theology. Young Scholars Workshop. (Jerusalem, Herzl Institute).
July 2015 – Paper Development Workshop in Analytical Philosophy and Theology – Russia . (Moscow, Institute of Philosophy RAS, University of St. Thomas).
July 2014 – Paper Development Workshop in Analytical Philosophy and Theology – Russia . (Moscow, Institute of Philosophy RAS, University of St. Thomas).
September 2013 – Philosophical Perspectives on Theological Realism . Summer School of Analytic Theology Project. (Mainz, Sankt Georgen Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule).
2012-2015 – Analytic History of Ancient Philosophy . Research Seminar (Novosibirsk, Lutheran Theological Seminary).
2010-2013 – TEXNH: Theoretical Foundations of Art, Sciences and Technology in the Greco-Roman World . Regional Seminar for Excellence in Teaching. (Novosibirsk State University).
2007-2010 – Teaching Classics: Fundamental Values in the Changing World . Regional Seminar for Excellence in Teaching. (Novosibirsk State University).
2014-2016 – Argumentation and Justification of Knowledge in Ancient Rationality Paradigm (with I. Berestov and M. Volf). Research grant by Russian Foundation of Humanities No. 14-03-00502.
Russian Philosophical Society