Principal Adviser for Academic Affairs of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, full member of the RAS, Doctor of Philosophy, Professor. Author of over 500 scientific publications, including books: “The social nature of morality”, “The Golden Rule of morality”, “Great moralists”, “Language and conscience”, “Philosophy, morality, politics”, “Ancient Ethics”, “Negative ethics”, “The great prophets and thinkers. Moral teachings from Moses to the present day”. Managing editor of the year book “Ethical Thought”, the journal “Social Science” (in English), the member of the editorial boards of the journals “Philosophical Sciences”, “Problems of Philosophy”. Vice-president of the Russian Philosophical Society. Laureate of the State Award of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology. Honorary Doctor of SPbUHSS.