In the Soviet period, the term "diamat" was used to describe the materialist approach to history, society and nature. Today dialectical materialism can be rethought as a link between philosophy and modern scientific theory. Pointing to the interconnectedness of the phenomena of nature, he recalls the importance of an ecological approach to the biosphere.
In the framework of the lecture cycle, the listeners of the Philosophical Club will learn the arguments of pro & contra of the division of nature and culture, the relationship of nature to human history, the anthropocentric hierarchical model.
Among the lecturers of the course are leading domestic and foreign experts in the field of natural philosophy, theoretical biology, ecology, new materialism, anthropology, etc.
Members of the Philosophical Club will get acquainted with the researcher of feminism and philosophy Karen Barad (Karen Barad); Jason W. Moore; expert on Soviet philosophy of science, Loren Graham, author of works on animal philosophy Oksana Timofeeva, who together with the professor of the University of the Basque country (Spain), eco-activist will tell about "hospitable universes" and why plants are in no way inferior to animals .