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Date and place of birth

1950, Severnoe, Kaspiisky district, Astrakhan oblast.


Khadyzhensk Oil Technical School (Krasnodarsky Area), 1972.
Department of Philosophy of the Moscow State University, 1981.
Ph.D. course in the Moscow State University, 1984.


Candidate of Philosophical Science, «Methodological problems of studying the global problems of modernity» – 1984, Department of Philosophy of the Moscow State University;
Doctor of Philosophical Science, «Socio-philosophical aspects of the global problems» – 1991, Institute of Social Sciences.


Assistant Professor – 1985.
Professor – 1993.
Full member (1994), member of the Presidium (1998) of the Russian Ecological Academy.

Research interests

Social Philosophy, Global Studies, Social Ecology.
  • Lecturer, researcher, administrator.
  • The First Vice-President of the Russian Philosophical Society.
  • Leading Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
  • Head of the Chair of Philosophy at the Financial University of the Government of the Russian Federation.
  • Editor-in-chief of the “RFO Bulletin”.
  • Editor-in-chief of “The Age of Globalization”.
  • Deputy Editor-in-chief of «Humanities. Bulletin of the Financial University».
  • Editor-in-chief of a periodical «Works of the RFO Members».
  • Member of the Dissertation Board on Philsophy.
  • Member of the Presidium of the Teaching and Methodological Board on Philosophy, Political Science and Religion Studies of the Teaching and Methodological Council on Classical University Education.
  • Member of the Research and Methodological Council on Philosophy of the Education Ministry of the RF.
  • Editor-in-chief of the Global Studies Encyclopedia (2003) and Dictionary (2006), the Russian and English versions.
Professional activity
  • Lecturer, researcher.
  • Editor-in-chief of the “RFO Bulletin”.
  • Editor-in-chief of the Global Studies Encyclopedia and Dictionary.
  • History of Philosophy.
  • Problems of Philosophy.
  • Logic.
  • Concepts of the Modern Natural Science.

Supervising Ph.D. students

Ph.D. students at the Moscow State Academy of Law, Chair of Philosophy.

Research projects
  • Works on globalization theory.
  • Head of the International Interdisciplinary Project “Who is Who in Global Studies” (2008-2012).

Academic publications

More than 380 authored academic publications. Editor of more than 50 books, textbooks, dictionaries.

  • Philosophy of Global Problems. – Moscow, 1994, in Russian (1996 – in Chinese).
  • Globalization. Contours of the Holistic World. – Ìoscow, 2005, in Russian (2011 – second edition)
  • Metaphysics of Globalization. – Moscow, 2006, in Russian.
  • The Essence of Contemporary Globalization. – Astana, Kazakhstan, 2007, in Russian.
  • Chumakov A. N. Philosophy of Globalization. Selected articles. – Ì.: MAX-PRESS, 2010.
Textbooks and Manuals:
  • (with N.Buchilo) Philosophy. Ì., 1998, in Russian (2nd edition - 2001, 3rd - 2003, 4th - 2004, 5th – 2008, 6th - 2010);
  • (with N.Buchilo) Philosophy. E-book. Ì., 2009, in Russian, (2nd - 2010);
  • Chapters: III, IV, X // Philosophy. Volume 1. History of Philosophy. – Ì., 1996, in Russian (2nd - 1998, 1998; 2002; 2003; 2004; 2005).
  • Chapters: I, II, V, XI // Philosophy. Volume II. Main Problems of Philosophy. – Ì., 1997, in Russian.
  • Global Studies. A Methodological Manual. Ì., 2008 (2nd - 2009; 2011). In Russian.
  • Globalization and Global Problems // Chapter in: Philosophy. – Ì., 2011. In Russian.
Methodological Manuals:
  • Collection of Methodological Materials on Philosophy. Ì., 2006. In Russian.
  • Philosophy. A Working Program for a Discipline for Bachelors. Ì., 2010. In Russian. (with Kishlakova N., Makhamatov T.)
  • Philosophy of Knowledge. A Program for a Discipline. Ì., 2010. In Russian.(with Kishlakova N., Makhamatov T.)
  • Logic. A Working Program for a Discipline. – Ì., 2010. In Russian. (with Ioseliani A.)
  • Ethics and Philosophy in the Global World. A Working Program for a Discipline for Students. – Ì., 2011. In Russian.
  • Modern World: at the Eve of Fundamental Transformations // Age of Globalization. ¹ 2(2), 2008. In Russian;
  • Chumakov A. Recognizing Globalization // Europa Forum. Philosophie. Bulletin ¹ 58, avril 2008;
  • Chumakov A. On the Subjject and Boundaries of Global Studies // Age of Globalization.
  • Studies in Contemporary Global Processes. Scientific Journal. # 1, 2008;
  • Once Again on Civil Society // Bulletin of the RFO, ¹ 1(49), 2009. In Russian;
  • Chumakov A. An Anthropological Dimension of Globalization // The Human Being in Contemporary Philosophical Conceptions / Edited by N. Omelchenko. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. P. 237-244;
  • Globalization and Cosmopolitanism in the Context of Modernity // Issues of Philosophy, ¹ 1, 2009. In Russian;
  • Reconstruction of the Global World – Demand of the Time // International Affairs, ¹ 2-3, 2009. In Russian;
  • Global Studies as an Interdisciplinary Field of Knowledge // Values and Culture, ¹ 6, 2009 (Beijing, China), (In Chinese);
  • Philosophical Dimension of Globalization // in: Philosophy in the Context of Globalization.¬– Almaty, 2009. In Russian;
  • Chumakov A. The Globalized World that Faces Reconstruction // Teaching and Research, # 11, 2009 (Beijing, China) (in Chinese);
  • Globalization and the Concept of Sustainable Development // in: Global Studies as and Academic Discipline and Teaching Area. – Ì., 2009. – Issue 3. In Russian;
  • World Crisis as a Chance for Russia // Bulletin of the Moscow State University. Series 18: Sociology and Political Science. Vol. 18, ¹ 3, 2009. In Russian.
  • Modern Context of National Identity // in: Humanitarian Aspects of the Global Crisis. Ì., 2010. In Russian;
  • Theory and Practice of Global Governance // Belief and Responsibility. Beijing, 2010 (in Chinese).
  • The Global and the Regional in Cultural Development // in.: Cultural Interaction in the Time of Globalization. – Ì., 2010. In Russian;
  • Chumakov A. Culture in the Global World: Dialog and Conflict // Age of Globalization. Studies in Contemporary global Processes, ¹ 2, 2010.
  • Mass and Elite Culture as a Product of Globalization // in: Russia: Diversity of Cultures and Globalization. – Ì., 2010. In Russian.
  • Risks of the Global World in the Time of the Crisis // Civilization and Man, a journal. ¹ 2, 2010. In Russian.
  • Chumakov A. Philosophy as the Method of Achievement of a Worthy Human Future // “Abstracts of the World Philosophy Day Congress 2010”. Tegran, 2010.
  • Sustainable Development Concept and Russian Reality // in: Man – an Object and Subject of Global Processes. St.P. 2011. In Russian.
  • Global World – the Problem of Governance // Age of Globalization. ¹ 2(6), 2010. In Russian.
  • Transformation of Culture in the Context of Global Processes // in: Kazhakhstan in the Global World. - Almaty, 2011. In Russian.
  • Globalization: Contours of the Holistic World // Globalization Reader. S.Pet., 2011. In Russian.
  • Humanitarian Aspect of Globalization: Russian Dimenstion // Geopolitics and Security, a journal. ¹ 4(16), 2011. In Russian.
  • Globalization Challenging Philosophy // Jianghai Academic Journal, ¹1, 2011 (in Chinese).
  • Culture and Challenges of Globalization: New Approaches // Age of Globalization. ¹ 2(8), 2011. In Russian.
  • Chumakov A. Conflict of Interesting and Possibilities for Dialog in the Global World // World Cultural Forum (Taihu, China). The First Conference: Dialog and Cooperation for the World Harmony and Common Development. A Collection of Paper Abstracts by Experts and Scholars from China and Abroad. – Suzhou, China, May, 2011.
  • Culturological Context of Globalization // in: Dialog of Cultures in the Time of Globalization. Ì., 2012. In Russian.
  • Philosophy of Global Problems. – Moscow, 1994, in Russian (1996 – in Chinese).
  • Globalization. Contours of the Holistic World. – Ìoscow, 2005, in Russian
  • Metaphysics of Globalization. – Moscow, 2006, in Russian.
  • Global Studies Encyclopedia. – Moscow: Raduga, 2003 (in Russian and English).
  • Global Studies, a Dictionary. – Ìoscow, 2006 (in Russian and English).
Public activity
  • The First Vice-President of the Russian Philosophical Society.
  • Editor-in-chief of the “RFO Bulletin” (since 1997 to the present).
  • Editor-in-chief of the Global Studies Encyclopedia and Dictionary (since 2000 to the present).
Academic and Administration Activity
  • The Russian Philosophical Society (RFO): Main Academic Secretary (since 1987); The First Vice-President (since 1991).
  • Chair of the Global Studies Panel at the Presidium of the RFO.
  • Founder and Co-Chair of a monthly research seminar «Philosophical and Methodological Studies of the Process of Globalization» (since 2000).
  • Member of the Association Internationale des Professeurs de Philosophie (AIPPh).
  • Participant and Presenter at the XVIII (Brighton, 1988), XIX (Moscow, 1993), ÕÕ (Boston, 1998), XXI (Istanbul, 2003) è XXII (Seoul, 2008) World Philosophical Congresses.
  • Initiator and Organizer of the Russian Philosophical Congresses: 1st (1997, St.-Petersburg), 2nd (1999, Ekaterinburg), 3rd (2002, Rostov-na-Donu), 4th (2005, Moscow), 5th (Novosibirsk, 2009), 6th (2012, Nizhnii Novgorod).
Professional appointments
  • Editor-in-chief: Global studies Encyclopedia / Edited by I.I.Mazour, A.N.Chumakov, W.C.Gay; TsNPP “Dialog”. – Moscow, Raduga Publishers, 2003. (Russian and English Versions)
  • Editor-in-chief: Global Studies. An International Interdisciplinary Encyclopedic Dictionary / Edited by I.I.Mazour, A.N.Chumakov. – Ì.-S.Pet.New York: Elima, Piter, 2006.
  • Member of Editorial Boards of the journals: «Geopolitics and Culture»; «Philosophy and Culture»; «Polygnosis»; «Space and Time»; «Evolution»; «The Caspian Region»; «Credo»; «Journal of Globalization Studies»; «Dialog» (Bulgaria).

Main research achievements

Working out the general globalization theory.


In 2006 the Fourth edition of a philosophy textbook (with co-authors) was awarded a Diploma of a Publishing Programm «300 best university textbooks to commemorate the 300-th anniversary of St.Petersburg.
The International Global Studies Encyclopedia (in Russian and English) was honored as «Book of the Year» in 2003 as a result of an annual contest of Russian publishers (nomination “Encyclopedia”); in 2004 it was awarded the International N.Baibakov Prize.