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Professor Helena Knyazeva

Helena Knyazeva, Ph.D. is Professor of National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Faculty of Philosophy. She is also Academician of The International Academy for Systems & Cybernetic Sciences (IASCYS) and Board Member of The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (BCSSS), Vienna.
For more than 30 years, Helena was Researcher at the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, during 2008–2013 she was Head of Department of Evolutionary Epistemology at this Institute. She is Member of the German Society for Complex Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics in Germany, of the Association for Complex Thinking in France as well as of the Scientific Council “Multiversidad Mundo Real Edgar Morin” in Mexico.
Her fields of research interests are epistemology and philosophy of science. She has published more than 400 works, including 8 books in Russian and about 30 research articles in international professional journals. Among her monographs are Laws of Self-organization and Evolution of Complex Systems (1994, in co-authorship with S.P. Kurdyumov), The Odyssey of Scientific Mind (1995), The Foundations of Synergetics (2002, in co-authorship with S.P. Kurdyumov), Synergetics: Nonlinearity of Time and Landscapes of Co-evolution (2007, in co-authorship with S.P. Kurdyumov). She is translator of the works of I. Prigogine, W. Ebeling, J. Petitot, E. Morin, including E. Morin’s main work “Method: The Nature of Nature”.
Helena earned her Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Physics at Moscow Pedagogical State University in 1982. She earned her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) at the Academy of Sciences of USSR in 1985.
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