Evgenia V. Cherkasova, PhD
Office: 73 Tremont St., Rm. 1066
- PhD, Pennsylvania State University
- MS, Moscow State University, Russia
- BS, Moscow State University, Russia
- Aesthetics, Philosophy of Literature
- Modern Philosophy, Kant
- Dostoevsky Existentialism
- Russian Philosophy and Literature
|2009-present||Associate Professor, Suffolk University|
|2005-2009||Assistant Professor, Suffolk University|
|1995-2005||Instructor, Philosophy Department,Pennsylvania State University|
|2003-2005||Research Associate, Rock Ethics Institute, Pennsylvania State University|
Dostoevsky and Kant: Dialogues on Ethics, (Rodopi, Amsterdam-New York, 2009)
“Dostoevsky,” Routledge Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Thought, ed. Gregory Claeys, Routledge, London, 2004.
“Russian Thought in the Nineteenth Century,” Routledge Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Thought, ed. Gregory Claeys, Routledge, London, 2004.
Selected Articles in Journals and Chapters in Books
"Dostoevsky and Russian Philosophy," in The History of Continental Philosophy , 8 volumes, Alan D. Schrift, general ed., vol. 2: Nineteenth-Century Philosophy: Revolutionary Responses to the Existing Order, Alan D. Schrift and Daniel Coway, eds., Acumen Press, UK, 2010: 85-101.
"Rationality and Fiction: Kant, Vaihinger, and the Promise of 'Philosophy of As If,'" Philotheos, the International Journal of Philosophy and Theology, 8, (July 2008): 275-81.
“Virtues of the Heart: Feodor Dostoevsky and the Ethic of Love,” in Virtues and Passions in Literature:
Excellence, Courage, Engagements, Wisdom, Fulfillment, collection of essays, Analecta Husserliana Series, Vol.96, Tymieniecka, Anna-Teresa (Ed.), Springer, 2008.
“On the Boundary of Intelligibility: Kant’s Conception of Radical Evil and the Limits of Ethical Discourse.” The Review of Metaphysics, 58 (March 2005): 571-584.
"Philosophy as Sideshadowing: The Philosophical, the Literary and the Fantastic,” in What Philosophy Is, collection of essays on the nature and state of contemporary philosophy, H. Carel and D. Gamez eds., London & New York: Continuum, 2004.
"Kant on Free Will and Arbitrariness. A View From Dostoevsky’s Underground,” Philosophy and Literature, 2004, 28 (2): 267-78.
“Dostoevsky’s ‘Deontology of the Heart’: A New Perspective on Unconditional Ethics,” Dostoevsky Journal, S. Vladiv-Glover and C. Schlacks, eds., 2000: 97-111.
“The Definition of The Group Of Transformations in De Morgan’s On the Foundations of Algebra,” (in Russian) Problems of History of Science and Technology, Moscow: Nauka, 1992, pp. 90-93.
John J. Stuhr, “Pragmatism, Pluralism, and the Future of Philosophy: Farewell to an Idea,” Polis, 2005 [from English to Russian]
John J. Stuhr, “Democracy as a Way of Life, Democracy in the Face of Terrorism,” Polis 5: 12-24, 2003 and Polis 6: 39-49, 2003 [from English to Russian]
A.G. Barabashev, “In Support of Significant Modernization of Original Mathematical Texts (in Defense of Presentism),” Philosophia Mathematica (3) vol. 1 (1997), pp.21-41 [from Russian to English]
A. G. Barabashev, “Evolution of the Ways of Systematization of Mathematical Knowledge,” The Growth of Mathematical Knowledge, collection of essays, Emily Grosholz & Herbert Breger, eds., Synthese Library, Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishing, 2000. [from Russian to English]
Honors and Awards
Summer Stipend Research Award, College of Arts and Sciences, Suffolk University, Summer 2006.
Philosophy Department Teaching Awards; PSU, Fall 1999 and Spring 2000.
Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship; The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation 1998-1999
NAFSA Association of International Educators Award; 1993-1994 and 1994-1995
Courses Taught at Suffolk University
PHIL 113 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation
PHIL 119 - Ethics
PHIL 211 - History of Modern Philosophy
PHIL 219 - Philosophy of Art
PHIL 223 - Philosophy in Literature (Honors)
PHIL 309 - Philosophy of Freedom
PHIL 316/622 - Existentialism
PHIL 414/614 - Dostoevsky and Russian Philosophy
PHIL 418/618 - Kant: Profiles in Philosophy
PHIL 515 - Senior Symposium
SF 149 - Freshmen Seminar: Philosophy of Art and Beauty