Department Chair: Sergey Leonidovich Kropotov
Phone: +7 (343) 221-27-11
The department has been conducting educational activities since 1968.
Educational, scientific, and methodical work is organized in the following areas:
The teachers offer 20 training courses and special courses for students of bachelor's and master's programs, shortened programs, distance learning center, further professional and business education.
Among the special courses and elective courses one can find “Rhetoric” (Prof. V. Rusakov ), "Culture of Speech" (Prof. V. Rusakov, Ass. Prof. R. Zainetdinova, Ass.Prof. Yu.Tolkachev), "Business Communications" (Ass.Prof. Yu.Tolkachev), "Logic" (Ass.Prof. L. Epina, E. Atmanskikh ), "Business Communication" (Ass. Prof. A. Romanov, Ass. Prof. Yu. Tolkachev), "Culture of Speech and Business Communication" (Prof. V. Rusakov, Prof. A. Matveeva, Ass.Prof. Yu. Tolkachev), "Business Ethics" (Ass.Prof. Yu. Tolkachev), "Ethics of Business Relations" (Ass.Prof. R. Zaynetdinova, Prof. A. Matveeva), "Culture of Family Relations" (Ass.Prof. T. Rybchenko), "World Culture and Art" (Ass.Prof L. Epina), "The History of Styles and Movements in Art" (Ass.Prof. E. Atmanskikh), "Religious Studies" (Ass. Prof. A. Romanov), "Fundamentals of Philosophy" for College students (Ass.Prof. L. Epina, Ass.Prof. R. Zainetdinova, Ass. Prof. A. Romanov, Ass.Prof. A. Sarapultseva, Assistant Lecturer M.Kladov), for master's students and postgraduates - "Philosophical Problems of Science and Technology" (Prof. Egorov, Ass.Prof. L. Epina, Prof. A. Matveeva).
Research area of the Department of Philosophy
For several years the staff of the department has been researching into the topic "Problems of Humanization of Sociality: People, Social Relations, and Culture", which unites two scientific schools – one headed by Professor Yu. Saranchin, Doctor of Philosophy, ("Eurasianism and Russian Studies in the Context of Globalization"), and the other headed by Professor V. Egorov, Doctor of Philosophy, ("Visual and Sensual Images in the Mentality of Society"). In total, 7 conferences were held on these topics, accompanied by the publication of 7 conference information packages.
Currently, within the framework of a broad traditional scientific trend, the following subareas have been updated:
Goals of research:
The department provides analytical, methodological and organizational support of the work of Eurasian Research Institute of Man headed by Valery Chereshnev, academician of Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the Eurasian Research Institute of Man, a member of the Presidium of RAS and the Ural Branch of RAS, Director of the Institute of Immunology and Physiology under Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, chairman of the Committee on Science and High Technology of the RF State Duma, and by Professor Yakov Silin, vice-president of Eurasian Research Institute of Man, Rector of Ural State University of Economics, Doctor of Economics.