The article written by Elena Dragalina-Chernaya was published in "Philosophical anthropology"
The article dedicated to the scientific evolution of Elena Dmitrievna Smirnova was published in "Philosophical anthropology" (Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences).
This paper traces the scientific evolution of Elena Dmitrievna Smirnova, the founder of the national school of logical semantics. It is addressed the most significant Smirnova’s results in the development of model-theoretical methods, the theory of semantical categories, and intentional logic. The originality of her synthesis approach to logical semantics, which opens new perspectives in the foundations of apodictic knowledge, is argued for. The paper shows the role of Smirnova’s scientific and pedagogical activity in the development of philosophical logic in Russia.