Arseniy Kumankov

MA in Philosophy
Political Philosophy

Courses taught
Philosophy of War
Academic Degrees and Qualifications
BA & MA in Philosophy, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, 2008-2010
Research areas
Ethics of War and Peace
Political Theory
Social Philosophy
My research interests cover contemporary just war theory as well as history of philosophical discussion on war and violence. I teach social philosophy and history of philosophy in Moscow at Higher School of Economics and philosophy of war in Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences.
“Military Conflict in the Digital Era: How War and New Media are Modifying Each Other”, Logos. 2018. In press.
“Personal Responsibility in Politics and War”, Studia Philosophiae Christianae. 2018. In press.
“Intervening as a Moral Duty: Michael Walzer versus a Multilateralism Approach” in Military Ethics and Leadership. Vol. 3: Military Ethics and Leadership. Leiden | Boston: Brill, Nijhoff, 2017. Pp. 190-204.
“S.L. Frank in Search for the Spiritual Sense of the Great War”, Russian Journal of Philosophical Sciences (Filosofskie nauki). 2017. № 3. Pp. 38-52.
“Just Cause Principle and New Wars”, in Ethics of War and Peace: history and Research Perspectives, Kashnikov B.N., Kumankov A.D. (Eds.), SPb, Aleteia, 2016. pp. 152-175. (rus)
“Minimal Justice and Regime Change in Brian Orend’s Political Ethics”, NRU Higher School of Economics, Working Papers Series WP20, 2016. (in english)
“Conception of Minimal Justice in Brian Orend’s Philosophy of War”, Culture: Management, Rconomics, Law, No. 2, 2016, pp. 6-12. (rus)
“Humanism as Casus Belli: Carl Schmitt’s Criticism of Just War Theory”, Russian Sociological Review, Vol. 14. No. 4, 2015, pp. 77-91. (en)
“Ethics of an Armed Intervention. J.S. Mill’s Argument and its Contemporary Implications”, Vox. No. 18, 2015, pp. 1-11. (rus)
“Imaginary Transformation of War”, in Philosophy. Language. Culture, Gorbatov V.V. (ed.), Vol. 6, SPb., Aleteia, 2015, pp. 250-260. (rus)
“Concept of Enemy in Modern Politics. View from a Perspective of Just War Theory”, in New opportunities and impasses: theorizing and experiencing politics. Materials of POLITSCI ’13: Political science conference, Istanbul, DAKAM Publishing, 2014, pp. 495-500. (en)
“World Object of Russia: Moscow Vladimir Soloviev's Religious-Philosophical Society on Great War”, Vyatka State University of Humanities Bulletin, No. 10, 2014, pp. 81-86. (rus)
“Just War Theory in the 21st century: main tasks and problems” in Philosophy. Language. Culture, Gorbatov V.V. (ed.), Vol. 5, SPb., Aleteia, 2014, pp. 352-365. (rus)
“Just war theory: reasons for being urgent”, Journal of the Philosophers of the Slavic Countries „ΣΟΦΙΑ”, No. 13, 2013, pp. 83-93. (rus)
“Evolution of M. Walzer’s Just War Theory”, Ethnosocium and Interethnic Culture, Vol. 8 (50), 2012, pp. 146-150. (rus)
“Just War Theory in the Context of Contemporary Political Philosophy” Philosophy. Language. Culture, Gorbatov V.V. (ed.), Vol. 2, SPb., Aleteia, 2011, pp. 250-260. (rus)