Bonifaty Kedrov

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Bonifaty Mikhailovich Kedrov (Russian: Бонифа́тий Миха́йлович Ке́дров) (10 December [O.S. 27 November] 1903, Yaroslavl — 10 September 1985, Moscow) was a notable Soviet researcher, philosopher, logician, chemist and psychologist. He joined the Bolsheviks in 1918.

Kedrov had a Doctor of Philosophy degree and specialized in philosophical questions of the natural sciences. He was a member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences since 1966,[1] author of over one thousand publications.

Kedrov was (since 1963) member of the International Academy of the History of Science and a number of other institutions. Kedrov was one of the initiators and the first editor-in-chief of Voprosy filosofii ('Philosophical Questions', leading Soviet journal of philosophy) from 1947 to 1949.[2]