Marietta Stepanyants
,  Female

Professor Marietta T. Stepanyants has been the Head of the Center for the Study of Oriental Philosophies at the Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, since 1980. She is the founder and the present chairperson of the UNESCO Chair in “Philosophy in the Dialogue of Cultures”. Her principal works are:
in English: Islamic Philosophy & Social Thought in 19th and 20th centuries, Lahore: PPH, 1989; Sufi Wisdom, Albany: SUNY Press, 1994; Gandhi and the World Today: A Russian Perspective, New Delhi: Rajendra Prasad Academy, 1998; and Introduction to Eastern Thought, New York-Oxford: AltaMira Press, 2002.
in Russian: Muhammad Iqbal: The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam, Translation, introduction and comments, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, 2002; and The World of the Eastern Philosophy: Past, Present, Future, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, 2005.
She has also edited about 30 books, among which the important ones are:
in English: History of Indian Philosophy: A Russian Viewpoint, New Delhi: ICPR, 1993; Justice and Democracy: Cross-cultural Perspectives (Co-edited with Ron Bontekoe), Honolulu: Hawaii University Press, 1997; and Comparative Ethics in a Global Age, Washington: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2006;
in Russian: Indian Philosophy: Encyclopedia, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, 2010.

Books by Marietta Stepanyants