Chagin, Boris

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Chagin, Boris Aleksandrovich


Born Mar. 10 (22), 1899. Soviet philosopher. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1960). Member of the CPSU since 1920.

Chagin graduated from the Institute of the Red Professors in 1931. He began his teaching career in 1922, and in 1963 he became a senior research worker in the Leningrad subdepartment of philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. His principal works deal with the history of Marxist-Leninist philosophy and with historical materialism. Chagin has been awarded the Order of Lenin, the Order of the October Revolution, four other orders, and various medals.


Filosofskie i sotsiologicheskie vozzreniia F. Meringa. Moscow-Leningrad, 1934.
Bor’ba marksizma-leninizma protiv filosofskogo revizionizma v kontse 19–nach. 20 vv. Leningrad, 1959.
Leninskiietap v razvitii marksistskoi filosofii. Leningrad, 1960.
G. V. Plekhanov i ego rol’ v razvitii marksistskoi filosofii. Moscow-Leningrad, 1963.
Sub”ektivnyi faktor: Struktura izakonomernosti. Moscow, 1968.
Ocherk istorii sotsiologicheskoi mysli v SSSR (1917–1969). Leningrad, 1971.
Razrabotka G. V. Plekhanovym obshchesotsiologicheskoi teorii marksizma. Leningrad, 1977.
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