Rationality as

Pragmatic Worldly Prudence:

Kant’s Anthropology

and the Modern Social Sciences

DFG Project, May 2021 – April 2024

Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute of Philosophy

Chair of Modern Philosophy (Prof. Dr. Marcus Willaschek)

Alexey Salikov works at the Institute of Philosophy, Goethe University Frankfurt. After receiving his PhD in Philosophy (Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University), he taught or held researcher and administrative positions in Kaliningrad (Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University), Berlin (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences & Humanities, BBAW), and Moscow (National Research University Higher School of Economics, HSE). His main interests include  Kant’s and  Hannah  Arendt’s philosophy, history of political

thought, public sphere theory, social media and political communication. Among his recent publications are Some political aspects of Kant’s Lectures on Anthropology (2018), Hannah Arendt, Jürgen Habermas, and rethinking the public sphere in the age of social media (2018), The Concept of Race in Kant’s Lectures on Anthropology (2018, in cooperation with A. Zhavoronkov), The digital transformation of the public sphere, its features in the context of various political regimes, and its possible influence on political processes (2019), Political Dimension of Kant’s Lectures on Anthropology (2020).

© Alexey Salikov, Thomas Sturm, Alexey Zhavoronkov 2022-2024