Danila Maslov

Danila Maslov
Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy

Before joining NYU Shanghai as a Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy, Danila Maslov worked as a faculty member in Philosophy at the following institutions: Lomonosov Moscow State University (2005 - 2022), Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (2003 - 2005), Russian State University for the Humanities (2003 - 2006), Institute for Socio-Economic Studies of Population, Russian Academy of Sciences (2002 - 2012). He is currently interested in the history of medieval Latin Aristotelianism, "conversational" communities of philosophers in medieval Europe, and critical edition of medieval philosophical texts.


Select Publications

  • D. Maslov "Hoc significat hoc, ergo hoc est hoc in Question Commentaries on Aristotle's Metaphysics", forthcoming in Cahiers de l'Institut du Moyen-Age grec et latin [2024].

  • D. Maslov, "The Primacy of the Principles of Non-Contradiction and the Excluded Middle in Question-Commentaries on Aristotle's Metaphysics in the 13th - First Half of the 14th Centuries", in Principia Philosophiae Christianae, Vol. 3, Wrocław, 2022, 393 - 415.

  • D. Maslov, "Francis of Meyronnes on the Ontological Status of the "First Complex Principle", in Medioevo: Rivista di storia della filosofia medievale, XLIV (2019), 57–79.

  • D. Maslov, "Early Scotus and Late Oxford artistae on the Signification of Names", Voprosy Filosofii, 2019, 6, 167–176 (in Russian).

  • D. Maslov, "Francis of Meyronnes on the Demonstrability of the Principles of Non-Contradiction and the Excluded Middle and 13th-century  quaestiones on Aristotle’s Metaphysics", Voprosy Filosofii, 2018, 10, 175 – 185 (in Russian).



  • Candidate of Philosophical Sciences (PhD equivalent)
    Lomonosov Moscow State University (2002)

  • Graduate degree (BA+MA equivalent), Faculty of Philosophy
    Lomonosov Moscow State University (1998)

Courses Taught

  • PHIL-SHU 101 Foundations: What is Philosophy?

  • PHIL-SHU 106 Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy

  • PHIL-SHU 103 Topics in Metaphysics and Epistemology

  • PHIL-SHU 107 Great Works in Philosophy