Social media and the power of attention

We live in the era of the Digital Revolution, where the methods of communication between people have changed beyond recognition. Within only 20 years, digital technologies have completely transformed social systems and communications. …


Ruining the planet’s health.

Since the Industrial Revolution, the impact of humans on the planet has become so active that we are seeing serious consequences of it today. Many scientists have openly started talking about the beginning of a new geological epoch — the Anthropocene Epoch. Once an intelligent inhabitant…


1 / The opportunity to learn from the Best of the Best.

Janus Academy is a brilliant teaching staff: about 200 leading Russian and Western scientists, philosophers, researchers, innovators, artists, composers, architects, theater and film directors, writers, etc.

2 / “Education without distance.”

Janus Academy is a Live Education. There…


GAIIA by Hares Youssef

Philosophy has long ceased to be a way of being and has become a field of research, a detached analysis, a “philosophical speech”, or merely a subject of conversation. It no longer considers fundamental principles, nor does it deal with the conversion of thought into reality, the formation of the…


What is a “Universal Man”? How has the concept of Homo Universalis, the archetypal expression of which was Leonardo da Vinci, changed today in the era of the Digital Revolution? Who do we call “universal” these days? I want to answer that the Universal Man is the one who has…


We are afraid that robots will soon replace us in the workplace and all processes will be automated. It means that millions of people around the world may be out of work. According to economists Michael Osborne and Carl Frey, 47% of our jobs will disappear in 2033. In China…


Three types of Beauty

Wanting to get closer to the essence of Beauty, we preferred to avoid the expected appeal to the Dialogues of Plato. We paid all our attention to the mysterious essay by a Russian philosopher and poet Eugene Golovin called “A New Understanding of Beauty.” …


Georgy Kurasov. The Battle of Amazon and Centaurs

ARCHETYPAL LITERACY

In the book “The Mythological unconscious,” Michael Vannoy Adams talks about Sigmund Freud’s plans to establish a psychoanalytic College, which, in addition to medicine, biology, and deep psychology, should have included courses in psychology of religion, mythology, the history of civilizations, and literary studies. As you know, most…


REBELLION OF THE TITANS: HOW TO SOLVE THE “SOCIAL DILEMMA”?

AGAINST THE TECH GIANTS

We live in the Digital Revolution era when the ways of communication between people have changed beyond recognition. …


Kirill Boldyrev’s interview With Natella Speranskaya, a philosopher and founder of the Janus Academy project.

— You often write about the crisis of the modern educational system, about the need to return to the roots (in particular, to revive the idea of Paideia, Socratic maieutics, and dialogue). In other words…

Natella Speranskaya

Russian philosopher, cultural scientist, a specialist in Antiquity, curator of Janus Academy.

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