Marietta Stepanyants

Marietta Stepanyants (born 1935) is a Russian philosopher, the founder and the Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair in “Philosophy in the Dialogue of Cultures” and the Chief Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences.[1] She is an Honored Scholar of the Russian Federation and an active member of the Academy of Humanities since 1995.[2]

Marietta Stepanyants
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Born1935 (age 85–86)
Notable work
Introduction to Eastern Thought



  • Introduction to Eastern Thought. Walnut Creek-Lanham-New York-Oxford: Alta Mira Press. A Division of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, INC., 2002, 293 pp.
  • Gandhi and the World Today. A Russian Perspective. New Delhi: Rajendra Prasad Academy, 1998, 84 pp.
  • Sufi Wisdom. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994, 132 pp.
  • The Philosophical Aspects of Sufism. New Delhi: Ajanta Publications, 1989, 109 pp.
  • Islamic Philosophy and Social Thought (XIX-XX Centuries). Lahore: People`s Publishing House, 1989, 159 pp.
  • Lotoso Zviedasant Delno (in Litvinian). Vilnius: Leidykla "Mintis", 1973, 142 pp.
  • Pakistan: Philosophy and Sociology. Lahore: People`s Publishing House, 1972, 150 pp.


  • Philosophy and Science in Cultures of East and West. Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Change. Series IVA, Eastern and Central European Philosophical Studies, Vol. 50. Russian philosophical studies XIII. Washington: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2014.
  • Knowledge and Belief in the Dialogue of Cultures. Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Change. Series IVA, Eastern and CentralEurope; V. 39. Washington: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2011.
  • Russia Looks at India. A Spectrum of Philosophical Views. New Delhi: Indian Council of Philosophical Research Published in association with D.K.Printworld Lyd., 2010. 
  • Comparative Ethics in a Global Age. Washington: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2007.
  • Religion and Identity in Modern Russia. The Revival of Orthodoxy and Islam. Burlington: Ashgate, 2005 (co-ed. with Juliet Johnson and Benjamin Forest).
  • Technology and Cultural Values: On the Edge of the Third Millennium. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2003 (co-ed. with Peter Hershock and Roger T. Ames).
  • Sufismo e confraternite nell’islam contemporaneo. Il difficile equilibrio tra mistica e politica. Torino: Edizioni della Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli, 2003.
  • Justice and Democracy: Crosscultural Perspectives. Honolulu: Hawaii University Press, 1997 (co-edited with Ron Bontekoe).
  • History of Indian Philosophy. A Russian Viewpoint. New Delhi: Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 1993.
  • Muslim Philosophy in Soviet Studies. New Delhi: Sterling Publishing House, 1988.
  • Al-tirasal-filasafial-islahifiajaissofiatia. Beirut: dar al-Farabi, 1987.


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