Main research areas according to the charter of IPL SB RAS:
The main area of the Institute’s research in philosophy, sociology and law is: “Civilizational processes in contemporary Russia: values, ideals and the social role of education and science in the process of Russia’s integration into the world community.”
Priority areas according to the “Program of Fundamental Scientific Research of State Academies of Sciences for 2013-2020”:
XI.175. Philosophy in socio-cultural and spiritual life in Russia.
- Scientific rationality and normativity in the innovative development of Russia (dir.: A. Shevchenko)
- Historico-philosophical approaches to the formation of present-day Russian intellectual culture (dir.: M. Volf)
XI.179. Social changes in post-reform Russia: transformation of social structure, dynamics of mass consciousness and of socio-political processes.
- Socio-cultural transformation of inter-ethnic and local communities in the integrative processes of present-day Russia: determinants and models of regulation (dir.: M. Abramova).
- Scientific-educational, institutional, organizational-legal factors of the processes of modernization and innovative activity in present-day Russia (dir.: A. Ablazhey).