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Philosophers on Chairs. How Did the Organizational Structure of Russian University Bias post-Soviet Philosophy?

Higher Education in Russia and Beyond. 2015. Vol. 3. No. 5. P. 19-20.

Philosophy played a very specific role in the Soviet system of science and education. What happened to philosophy after the collapse of the Soviet Union? According to statistics, the number of universities in the Russian Federation that offer educational programs in the field of philosophy increased almost 10 times in the post-Soviet period: from 5 to 47. How can we explain this growth and what does it mean in terms of the dynamics of disciplines within the scope of humanities?