Department of Higher Education Pedagogy and Social Sciences
Responsible for implementation – Associate Professor O. Pylypyshyn
The development of civilization foundations in the late XX – early XXI century has caused a considerable amount of profound and contradictory changes in all spheres of economy, politics, culture, etc. In this situation, the problems of world-view orientation of the person, awareness of one`s place and role in global and local social processes, development of a mechanism of responsibility are of particular importance. Philosophy has always played, and plays a special role in, the formation of the philosophical foundations of culture, connected with the cultivation of an experience of critical thinking, the subject of which is to establish important values and life priorities.
The subject of the course is philosophy as a phenomenon of culture, the world historical-philosophical process, the system of philosophical knowledge, including modern philosophical concepts and basic philosophical problems.
Purpose: to give the idea about specific features of philosophy as a form of social consciousness, which unfolds the essence of the universe; to show the role of philosophy in the life activity of society and personality as a methodological basis of outlook; to develop students’ critical thinking skills, independent analysis of complex phenomena of socio-cultural life.