Born in 1958.
1980 — Degree, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
1984 — Candidate of Sciences (PhD) in History of Philosophy.
2004 — Doctor of Sciences in Theory, History and Methods of Sociology, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University).
1997–2003 — Dean of the Faculty of Sociology, Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences.
Since 2004 — Head of the Department of Practical Philosophy, HSE, Moscow.
Since 2006 — Tenured Professor and Head of the Centre for Fundamental Sociology at Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities (IGITI), HSE.
Lives in Moscow.