PhD candidate
Olga Vinogradova
  • Bioethics, ethics, political philosophy, Enlightenment philosophy, theory of progress, transhumanism, human enhancement, triage, Advanced Directives, longevity, perfectibility
Research interests
  • Assistant / PhD candidate, Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Basel University, Switzerland
Primary academic affiliation
  • 2022 - current time, Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Basel University, Switzerland: project assistant, "Decision making in times of scarce resources"

  • 2020 - 2022 Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russia: Lecturer, Department of Philosophy and Bioethics

  • 2019 – 2022 National Research University (Higher School of Economics), Moscow, Russia: Research Assistant, Philosophy, Poletayev Institute

  • 2017 – 2020 National Research University (Higher School of Economics), Moscow, Russia: Teaching Assistant, Philosophy, School of Philosophy and Cultural Studies

  • 2006 - 2008 TNS Russia (now Mediascope), PR specialist
  • 2022 - current time, Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Basel University, Switzerland, PhD candidate

  • 2016 - 2020 Doctoral School of Philosophy, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

  • 2017 - 2018 Sorbonne University (Paris-IV), Paris, France, MA, Philosophy (Political and Moral Philosophy), summa cum laude

  • 2015 - 2017 Moscow State University MV Lomonosov, French University College, Moscow, Russia MA, Philosophy & History

  • 2001 - 2007 Moscow State University of Railway Engineering, Moscow, Russia, MSc, Economics, Accounting & Audit, summa cum laude
  • The road to the scaffold: the struggle of Nicolas de Condorcet and Olympe de Gouges for gender equality. In S. Zizek & N.A. Barria-Asenjo (eds.), Manifesto: A struggle of universalities. (Afterword by Steven Pinker). (Publication expected in 2023) (English)

  • Nicolas de Condorcet, est-il le maître à penser du transhumanisme ? In Quand le transhumanisme interroge (resulting from ETH Conference 2018 at Lille Catholic University). Presses Universitaires de Namur, Belgium, 2021, pp. 115-126. (French)

  • La notion de perfectibilité dans la philosophie de Jean-Jacques Rousseau et Nicolas de Condorcet : histoire de la notion et de son adaptation dans les traductions russes. In Anne Coldefy-Faucard (ed.), Des réalités intraduisibles? La traduction au prisme des sciences sociales de l’Antiquité à nos jours. Les Éditions Nouveaux Angles. Moscow, 2019, pp. 168-177. (French)

  • Transhumanism and the society of improvement: the risks and the counterarguments. In Russian philosophy in Russia and in the world. Russian Philosophy. Moscow, 2019 pp. 173-187. (Russian)

  • Auguste Comte’s Reception of Nicolas de Condorcet’s Idea of the Progress of the Human Mind. Russian Journal of Philosophical Sciences (2020), 63(9):90-114. (Main author) (Russian)

  • Nicolas de Condorcet: A Theorist of Progress or an Ideologist of Transhumanism? Tchelovek (2019), Т. 30. No. 5. pp. 76-89. (Main author) (Russian)

  • The Birth of the Idea of Perfectibility: From the Enlightenment to Transhumanism (with Anastasia Ugleva). Russian Journal of Philosophical Sciences (Filosofskie nauki) (2019), Vol. 62. No. 4. pp. 113-131. (Dual author) (English)
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