Arkadi I. Lipkine, 52, graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT). He is a Candidate of physical and mathematical science (1982), Doctor of Philosophy (2001), and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at MIPT. He worked in theoretical physics for nearly 20 years in the Institutes of the Academy of Science of the USSR, and was the pupil of academician I.V.Obreimov. In 1982-86 he participated in a work of the Moscow methodology circle ruled by Prof. G.Schedrovicki. Since the early 1990s he has worked in philosophy and methodology of science and lectures in the humanitarian departments at MIPT. He organized a number of scientific seminars in Moscow, and is the chief of the Center for Philosophy and the History of Science of MIPT. He has participated in many conferences and seminars. He is going to the Center for Philosophy and the History of Science at Boston University under the auspices of the Fulbright Senior Scholar Program 2002-2003 to work on the topic “'The primary ideal object model' view of foundations of physics and the study of 'paradoxes' of quantum mechanics”.