Andrii Baumeister, PhD in Philosophy, is a professor in Department of Theoretical and Practical Philosophy at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, a renowned modern Ukrainian philosopher and public intellectual, a representative of public philosophy. He is a specialist in ancient and medieval philosophy, ontology, metaphysics, philosophy of law and philosophical textology. He is also a translator of philosophical texts from Latin, ancient Greek, German and French into Ukrainian.
In 2011 his monograph „The Philosophy of Law” won M. L. Zlotina Prize for „The best philosophical monograph of the last decade” awarded by Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Ukrainian Fund of Philosophy. His monographs „At the Sources of Thinking and Being” and „Thomas Aquinas: An introduction to thinking” were recognized as the best books of 2012 in the “Sofia” nomination in the Ukrainian rating „Book of the year”. He is the scientific editor of the “Ontology” section in the Ukrainian version of the “European Dictionary of Philosophy” (under the direction of Barbara Kassen and Konstantin Sigov).
Moreover, he is the author of the following monographs: “Philosophy of Law”, “Being and Good”, “Introduction to Philosophical Studies”.