Valery Podoroga (b.1946, Moscow, Russia) ::: Article
Philosopher, teacher. In 1970 graduated from the Moscow State University, Department of Philosophy; in 1974 - from the Institute of Philosophy, the USSR Academy of Sciences, candidate dissertation titled "Language Problem in T.Adorno's philosophy". Doctor of Philosophy, professor (doctorate dissertation titled "Communicative Strategies in the Philosophy Culture of 19-20 centuries. Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger"). Since 1997 has been head of Metapsychology and Psychoanalysis Theory Department at the Psychoanalysis Institute. From 1990 to 1998 was founder and head of the Postclassical Philosophy Researches Laboratory at the Institute of Philosophy, the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). Since 1998 has been head of Analytical Anthropology Department at the Institute of Philosophy, RAS (Moscow, Russia). Delivered lectures and taught courses on philosophic and analytical anthropology at the Institute of Philosophy (Moscow, 1985-90), the Cornwell University (USA, 1988), the Duke University (USA, 1992), the Moscow State University (1992-93), the Strasburg University (France, 1994). From 1993 to 1994 as a guest teacher took part in the art project "Studio of Visual Anthropology" curated by V.Miziano (NCCA). During 1994-1995 was guest professor at the Scientific Humanitarian Centre in Northern Caroline (USA). Participated in international conferences in Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, France, USA, Russia, Germany, etc. Author of the following books: "Metaphysics of Landscape. Communicative Strategies in the Philosophic Culture of 19-20 centuries. Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger" (1993), "Phenomenology of Body" (1995), "Expression and Sense" (1995), "Studio of Visual Anthropology" (2001), "Auto-bio-graphy" (2001), "Second Screen. S.Eisenstein and Cinematography of Violence" (2003). Also wrote articles on philosophy, psychoanalysis, art history, etc.