Baranova Jūratė

Photo by Giedrė KadžiulytėPhoto by Giedrė Kadžiulytė

Jūratė Baranova (former Patkauskaitė, since 14 November, 2009 – Rubavičienė, literary pseudonym – Ana Audicka) – essayist, literary critic.
She was born 15 December, 1955 in Biržai.
She finished 31st Vilnius secondary school. From 1972 till 1978 she studied psychology and philosophy at Vilnius University. She is a Doctor of Arts, in 1986 she defended her Ph.D. theses "Pragmatist's Conception of Truth of William James". During 1980–1984 she was working in Vilnius University History of Philosophy department. In 1984 she started working at Vilnius Pedagogical university. From 1984 till 1988 she was an assistant at Department of Politics and from 1988 till 1990 an assistant at Department of Politics. From 1990 till 2003 Docent of Philosophy Department, since 2003 a Professor of Philosophy Department. She teaches philosophy of ethics, philosophical anthropology, postmodern philosophy. She is an author of various handbooks. She has published critical articles, essays in various periodicals: “Kultūros barai”, “Metai”, “Literatūra ir menas”, “Šiaurės Atėnai”, “Nemunas”. She is a member of editorial boards for magazines “Problemos”, “Istorija”, “Athena”. She is a Chairman at Ministry of Education and Science Social and Ethical Upbringing Committee. Her essays and articles are translated into English, French, Swedish and Esperanto languages.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 2014.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
XX amžiaus moralės filosofija: pokalbis su Kantu: monograph.– Vilnius: Vilniaus pedagoginio universiteto leidykla, 2004.
Meditacijos: tekstai ir vaizdai: essays. – Vilnius, Tyto alba, 2005.
Filosofija ir literatūra: contraposition, parallels, intersections: monograph. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2006.
Nietzsche ir postmodernizmas: monograph. – Vilnius: Vilniaus pedagoginio universiteto leidykla, 2007.
Sago kiel terapio. Išmintis kaip terapija: translated to Esperanto by Gediminas Degėsys. – Vilnius: Trys žvaigždutės, NiaMondo, 2008.
Baimė nuskęsti: selected essays. – Vilnius: Apostrofa, 2014.
Jurgos Ivanauskaitės fenomenas: tarp siurrealizmo ir egzistencializmo: monograph. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2014.

H a n d b o o k s :
Politinė filosofija. – Vilnius: Pradai, 1995.
Filosofinės etikos chrestomatija XI–XII forms. (drew up) – Vilnius: Alma littera, 1998, 1999, 2001.
Istorijos filosofija. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2000.
Etika: filosofija kaip praktika. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2002.
Filosofija XI–XII forms (together with T. Sodeika). – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2002.
Filosofinė etika: aš ir tu, X–XI forms. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2004.
Filosofinė etika: prasmė ir laisvė, XII forms. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2004.
Filosofinė etika: aš ir tu, X–XI forms. Vilnius: Alma littera, 2004.
Filosofinė etika: prasmė ir laisvė, XII forms. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2004.
Filosofinė etika: aš ir tai, X–XI forms. (together with T. Sodeika). – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2007.
Filosofija: žmogus, XII forms (together with T. Sodeika). – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2007.

C o - a u t h o r :
A. Andriuškevičius, J. Baranova, G. Radvilavičiūtė, R. Rastauskas. Café Tabac: litauiska essäer. – Stockholm: Bokforlaght Tranan, 2006.
No Men, No Cry: Contemporary Lithuanian Women's Prose: anthology. – Vilnius: International Cultural Programme Centre, 2011.
Kinas ir filosofija: collective monograph. – Vilnius: Vilniaus universiteto leidykla, 2013.

A w a r d s :
2000 Award of Ministry of Education and Science for handbook “Filosofinės etikos chrestomatija XI–XII forms.” as a winner of competition.
2004 Award of Ministry of Education and Science for handbook “Istorijos filosofija” for Universities as a winner of competition.