Vladimir Kuznetsov

Professor
Vladimir Kuznetsov


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Birth date: May 23, 1946. Positions: Principal Research Fellow of the Department of Logic and Methodology of Science of the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (since 1991) and Professor of Philosophy of Law and History of Philosophy of Kyiv University of Law (since 1998). Academic degree and title: Doctor of Science (Philosophy of science, 1988), Professor (1991). Number of publications: about 240.

Phone: +380 44 553 1929, E-mail: vladkuz@vms.kiev.ua.

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Education:

Research interests: Methodology, Philosophy and History of Science, especially models of concepts and scientific theories; Philosophy of Law and the Social Sciences.

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Studies under way:

Courses taught: Philosophy of Science; Contemporary Conceptual Analysis; History of Philosophy; Analytical Philosophy; General Philosophy; Philosophy of Law.

Membership: All-Ukrainian Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (A Division of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy) (2003-present); Philosophy of Science Association (PSA) of the USA (1992-2002).

Guest co-editor of Synthese: Logic and Philosophy of Science in the Ukraine, 1994, vol.100, No.1.

Awards and fellowships: Fulbright Scholarship Award (1999/2000); DAAD Research Grant (1988; 1995: 2002); Scholarship of Secretariat for Cultural Exchange Programs of Norway (1994, 1996); Travel Grants, CEU Commissions (1994); Travel Grant, Science Foundation Fond, USA (1994); Learning and Research Grant of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences (1994); Research Grant of British Foreign Office and Union of Ukrainian Students in Great Britain (1993); Grant-in-Aid, Russian Branch of Soros Foundation (1992-3); Travel Grant, Wittgenstein Society (1992); Travel Grant, Soros Foundation, Ukrainian Branch (1990); Travel Grant, Wittgenstein Society (1987).

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS:

  1. Philosophy of Law. History and Modernity. Kyiv, 2003 (It was sponsored by Fulbright fond; Rev.: Den, 2003, 193, 28 October 2003: 5; Knighnik-review, 2004, 3: 19; State and Law, 2004, 24; 655-657; IVR (International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy) Newsletter , 2004, 33: 35; Philosophical Thought, 2005, 1: 130-132) (Abstract and Contents).
  2. A Concept and Its Structures: The Methodological Analysis. Kiev, 1997 (Rev.: Knowledge Organization, 2001, 8, 2: 95-97; Philosophical Studies, 1999: 90-91) (It was sponsored by President of Wittgenstein Society Adolf Hubner, Austria). (Contents and Summary).
  3. An Introduction to the Exact Methodology of Science, Moscow, 1994 (co-author Burgin) (It was sponsored by Soros Foundation, Russian, not Ukrainian Branch) (Contents).
  4. The Nomological Structures of Scientific Theories (co-author Burgin), Kiev, 1993 (Rev. Philosophical Thought, 1998, 2: 157-160) (Summary and Contents).
  5. The Axiological Aspects of Scientific Theories (co-author Burgin), Kiev, 1991 (Rev.: Erkenntnis, 1993, 38,2: 281-283; Studia Logica, 1993, 52, 1: 175-179) (Summary and Contents).
  6. The World of Theories and Power of Mind (co-author Burgin), Kiev, 1991 (Contents).
  7. The Problem of Universals in Physical Cognition, Kiev, 1987 (Rev. Problems of Philosophy, 1989, 9: 166-168; Social Sciences in USSR. Philosophical Sciences, 1988, 1: 35-39) (Contents).
  8. Weltanschauung's Categories in Modern Science (co-author S.Crymski), Kiev, 1983 (Rev. Philosophical Sciences, 1986, 2: 166-170; Philosophical Thought, 1985, 5:125-127) (Contents).
  9. Philosophical Analysis of the Foundations of Elementary Particle Physics, Kiev, 1977 (Rev. Problems of Philosophy, 1978, 9: 166-169) (Contents).

PHILOSOPHY AND METHODOLOGY OF SCIENCE, INCLUDING CONCEPT MODELING:

  1. Representing Relations between Physical Concepts // Communication and Cognition, 2004, 37: 105-135 (Abstract).
  2. The Triplet Modeling of Concept Connections. `Philosophical Dimensions of Logic and Science // Selected Contributed Papers from the 11th International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy and Science', Ed. by A. Rojszczak, J. Cachro and G. Kurczewski, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2003, 317-330 (Abstract).
  3. System Nature of Concepts // System Research, Yearbook 2002. Moscow: Editorial, 2003 (in Russian).
  4. Compatibility Types of Scientific Concepts: The Triplet Approach // Language and Culture. Issue 4, Volume 2, Part 1. Kiev: Grafitti, 2002, 149-159 (In Russian).
  5. The Triplet Modeling of Representing Relations between Object Concepts // Proceedings of the 12th European-Japanese Conference on Information Modeling and Knowledge Bases. May 2730, 2002, Krippen, Swiss Saxony, Germany, 1423.
  6. The Formalization of Scientific Concepts // Philosophy, Anthropology, Ecology 2001. Kyiv, 2001. 255264. (In Ukrainian).
  7. Conditions and Features of Unity Concept in Science // Proceedings of the Conference Einstein meets Magritte, Brussels, 1995. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1999. 217-228 (Abstract).
  8. On the Triplet Frame for Concept Analysis // Theoria, 1999, 14, 34: 39-62 (Abstract).
  9. Types of Concept Fuzziness // Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 1998, 96, 2: 129-138 (co-author E.Kuznetsova) (Abstract).
  10. Concepts and Their Models // Philosophical Thought, 1998:31-50 (In Ukrainian)
  11. On Triplet Classification of Concepts // Knowledge Organization, 1997, 24, 3, 163-175 (Abstract).
  12. Triplet Model of a Concept and Its Fuzzification // International Convention of the Trinitarian Knowledge. Reports, 1997/1998: 122-127 (Coauthor E.Kuznetsova, in Ukrainian).
  13. Theories and Concept Metamorphoses // Cognitio humana - Dynamik des Wissens und der Werte. XVII.Deutscher Kongre fur Philosophie, ed. by Ch.Hubig. Leipzig 1996. Workshop-Beitrage, 1996, Vol.1. 568-576.
  14. What is a Concept? // Genesis, 1995, 3, 1: 29-42 (In Ukrainian).
  15. Types of Fuzzy Concepts // Proceedings of the Second European Congress on Intelligent Techniques and Soft Computing, Aachen, Germany, September 20-23, 1994. Volume 2. Aachen: Verlag der Augustinus Buchhandlung, 1994, 675-679.

PHILOSOPHY OF LAW AND PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

  1. Law Understanding: Methods and Models of Legal Philosophy. Part II // Philosophical Thought, 2004, 1: 120-136. (In Ukrainian).
  2. Kinds of Law Complexity // Philosophy of Law Issues, 2003, 1, 79-82 (In Ukrainian).
  3. Legal Economism; Legal Naturalism; Legal Positivism // Legal Encyclopedia, Vol. 5. Kyiv, 2003, 41-44 (In Ukrainian).
  4. Law Understanding: Methods and Models of Legal Philosophy. Part I // Philosophical Thought, 2003, 6: 135-147. (In Ukrainian).
  5. Philosophy of Law: An Attempt of Propaedeutics // Philosophical Thought, 2003, 5:118-141. (In Ukrainian).
  6. Approaches to the Philosophy of Law and Some of Their Features // Journal of Kyiv University of Law. 2002, 1: 15-26 (In Ukrainian).
  7. Legal Naturalism, Legal Economism, Legal Criticism, Legal Race Critical Theory, Legal Positivism, Legal Postmodernism, Legal Pragmatism, Legal Realism, Legal Feminism // Philosophical Encyclopedic Dictionary, Kyiv, 2002 (In Ukrainian).
  8. Social Metatheorizing and Its Importance // The Proceedings of the Moscow University, Series 18: Sociology and Politology, 1997, 4: 22-42 (In Russian).

MODELING KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS (in collaboration with Mark Burgin)

  1. Scientific Problems and Questions from a Logical Point of View // Synthese, 1994, 100, 1: 1-28.
  2. Properties in Science and Their Modelling // Quality and Quantity, 1993, 27: 371-382.
  3. Types of Fuzzy Nomological Structures // Proceedings of First European Congress on Fuzzy Sets and Intelligent Technologies, Aachen, September 7-11, 1993. Vol. 3. Aachen: Verlag den Augustinus Buchhandlung, 1993, 1625-1631.
  4. A Formal Aesthetic for Scientific Discourse // Anglo-Ukrainian Studies in the Analysis of Scientific Discourse, Reason and Rhetoric. Ed. by R.Harre, Levinston: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1993, 69-93.
  5. On Methodological Analysis of Sociological Theories // Die Verschmelzung der Untersuchungsbereiche: Formen des Dialogs zwischen Kulturwissenschaft und Wissenschaftstheorie. Ed. by D.Ginev, Frankfurt am Main, 1993: 49-61.
  6. Model Part of a Scientific Theory // Epistemologia, 1992, XV: 41-64.
  7. The Structure-Nominative Analysis of Theoretical Knowledge (Ideas, Results and Perspectives). Proceedings of the Institute of Philosophy IP-92-01. Kiev, 1992, 34 p.
  8. The Structure-Nominative Reconstruction and the Intelligibility of Cognition // Epistemologia, 1992, 15: 249-268.
  9. Fuzzy Sets as Named Sets // Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 1992, 46: 189-192.
  10. The Structure and Development of Mathematical Theories // Modern Logic, USA, 1991, 2, 1: 3-28.
  11. The Structure-Nominative Reconstruction of Scientific Knowledge // Epistemologia, 1988, 11: 235-254.

ARTICLES DEVOTED TO REFORMING NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF UKRAINE

  1. On the ways of perestroika of the social sciences // Visnyk AN URSR, 1990, 11: 7-14 (coauthors M.Burgin, M.Gudkov, O.Gurji, O.Donchenko, V.Zwiglyanich, A.Ishmuratov, V.Krukov, V.Malachov, V.Chmelko, O.Chomra, V.Tsherbak).
  2. Philosophy: regimes apology or science? // The Voice of Ukraine, 29 January 1993 (coauthors P.Kislyi, S.Pavlyuk).
  3. Symptoms of grave illness or What is a Ukrainian science? // Den, 10 March 2005 (coauthors A.Gabovich, I.Kashuba, V. Olkhovsky, V.Ermakov, L.Bryshik, .Eremko, O.Chomra, V.Shkoda).
  4. While the Presidium of NASU paid lip service to a emeritus proffesor // Zerkalo Nedeli, 18 March 2005 (coauthors A.Rudchik, I.Kashuba, V. Olkhovsky, A.Gabovich, O.Levon, I.Seminog, I.Korshg. M.Dmitruk, O.Maluta).

The translation: The book by Gunnar Skirbekk and Nils Gilje History of Philosophy. An Introduction to the European History of Philosophy with an Emphasis on the History of Sciences and on Political Philosophy (Moscow: Vlados, 2000, 2001, 2003. 800 p.) (Contents).