(5th International Seminar on Biocosmology)

in the Program of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy, 4-10 August 2013, Athens, Greece


August 8


Online session (9-00 – 11-00)

Chairman – Dr. Konstantin Khroutski


1. Sergey N. Grinchenko: Doctor of technical sciences, full professor, Institute of Informatics Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia;

– Julia L. Shchapova: Doctor of historical sciences, full professor, Moscow State M.V. Lomonosov University, Moscow, Russia;


Archaeological epoch and the double helix: a metaphor or model of development?”


2. Boris F. Chadov : Doctor of biological sciences, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, The Siberian Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia;


Cyclic protomodel and biocosmology


3. Sivanandum Panneerselvam : Professor, Ph.D., Chairperson, Department of Philosophy, University of Madras, Chennai, India;


“Indian philosophy and Biocosmology (neo-Aristotelism)”


4. Georgiy S. Arkhipov : Professor, Doctor of medical sciences, Novgorod State University after Yaroslav-the-Wise, Veliky Novgorod, Russia;


“The paradoxes of modern immunology and Aristotle’s philosophy”


August 9


1-st roundtable session (9-00 – 11-00)

Chairman – Prof. Takao Takahashi

1. Kwon Jong YOO : Professor, President of the Biocosmological Association; Dept. of Philosophy, Chung-ang University, Seoul, Korea;

topic: “Confucian Pro-life-ism and Biocosmology”;


2. Anna Makolkin : Professor, Ph.D., The Frank Iacobucci Centre for Italian Canadian Studies, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada;

topic: “Cultural history and Aristotelism”;


3Georges Chapouthier : Professor, PhD, Director of Research (“Centre Emotion”, USR 3246 CNRS & IHPST) at the French CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research), Paris, France;

topic: “Biocosmology and biology – their fruitful collaboration”;


4. Chutatip Umavijani : Associate Professor at the Philosophy Department, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand;

topic: Aristotle's Four Causes and Dependent Origination of the Buddha


2-nd roundtable session (11-00 – 13-00)

Chairman – Prof. Milan Tasic

1. Anatoly Karpov : Professor, Doctor of medical sciences, Novgorod State University after Yaroslav-the-Wise, Veliky Novgorod, Russia;

topic: “Aristotle's ideas in the Russian literature of the XIX and XX centuries, their philosophical comprehension”


2Vilaliy Sholokhov : Doctor of philosophical sciences, Community College of Denver, USA;

topic: “Biosociology – applying Aristotle’s first principles for the foundations of scientific sociology”


3Ivan Kaltchev : Professor, Ph.D., St. Clement of Ohrid University of Sofia, President of the Association of philosophers from South-Eastern Europe, Sofia, Bulgaria;

topic: “Modern issues of Aristotelism”;


4. Petro Gudz : Student at the Novgorod State University; citizen of Ukraine;

topic: “Biological knowledge and the Biocosmological rehabilitation of Aristotelism”


3-rd roundtable session (14-00 – 16-00)

Chairman – Prof. Georges Chapouthier

1Takao Takahashi : Professor, Ph. D., Professor at the Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan;

topic: “Prospect of animism – in the light of Biocosmological development”


2. Milan Tasic : Professor, Ph. D., Dept. of Philosophy, University of Niš, Serbia;

topic: “From being through mathematics to subjectivity”;


3. Ming Wong : M.D., Family practice, Boston, Massachusetts, USA;

topic: “The theory of Yin-Yang, the theory of Major Confucian and the Biocosmology”;


4Konstantin S. Khroutski Secretary of the BCA; Assoc. Prof., Ph.D., Docent at the Novgorod State University after Yaroslav-the-Wise, Veliky Novgorod, Russia;

topic: “Biocosmology – as a form of neo-Aristotelism”;


5. General discussion. Summary, Conclusions, Organizational Issues of the BCA and Future Prospects


Special event in Aristotle’s Lyceum

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.