Almanac "Discourses of Ethics"

ISSN (Print): 2306-9430
ISSN (Online): 2311-570X 

Almanac "Discourses of Ethics" is a peer-reviewed quarterly published academic journal that focuses on topical issues of theoretical and applied ethics. Almanac jointly started in 2012 by St. Petersburg State University, Center for Applied Ethics and Russian Christian Academy for the Humanities.

Editorial board accepts articles on ethical topics, research surveys, workshops materials, book reviews (reviews of monographs, dissertations, textbooks and etc.). Reviews of conferences, grant proposals are also welcome.

Almanac's mission and scope

- To provide a platform for research in ethics;

- To reintegrate the ethical community;

- To promote a dialogue in the academic community of moral philosophers;

- To ensure the availability of knowledge, educational technologies and high educational standards for students.

Almanac presents the most diverse ethical issues: from bioethics to professional ethics, from the history of ethics to the recent ethical studies. 

Editors (Editorial Team)

Advisory Board

Vadim J. Perov, St. Petersburg State University, Russia (Editor-in-Chief)

Andrey M. Polozhentsev, St. Petersburg State University, Russia

Dmitriy A. Gusev, St. Petersburg State University, Russia

Georgiy P. Artemov, St. Petersburg State University, Russia

Aleksandr J. Brodsky, St. Petersburg State University, Russia

Predrag Cicovacki, College of the Holy Cross, USA

Robert L. Holmes, University of Rochester, USA

Jan Jans, Tilburg University, Netherlands

Shunzo Majima, Hokkaido University, Japan

Gintautas Mazeikis, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Aleksandr S. Laptenok, Belarusian State Economic University, Rep. Belarus

Aleksandr V. Razin, Moscow State University, Russia

Aleksandr A. Shevchenko, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

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Call for papers


Please notice that we are announcing a call for papers for the 3rd issue of the Almanac "Discourses of Ethics" in 2015.

Manuscripts in accordance with the "Instructions for Authors" are accepted via the website of the almanac or by email: editor[at]

Posted: 2015-09-01 More...

New issue


The editorial board is pleased to announce that the new issue of the almanac "Discourses of Ethics" was published - 4(9)2014 / 1(10)2015.

The table of contents is available below or by link "Current".

Posted: 2015-08-14
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No 4 (2014)

Table of Contents

History of Ethics

Рубен Грантович Апресян, Ruben Apressyan
Justyna Stecko

Applied Ethics

Juha Räikkä, Andrei Rodin
Георгий Петрович Артёмов, Artyomov Georgy
Игорь Юрьевич Ларионов, Larionov Igor

Theoretical Ethics

Лада Владимировна Шиповалова, Shipovalova Lada
Денис Андреевич Щукин, Shchukin Denis
Андрей Михайлович Положенцев, Polozhentsev Andrey