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Urbi et orbi: The place and role of philosophy in the modern university and society

O.A. Gabrielyan, D.V. Garbuzov
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UDC 101
DOI 10.20339/AM.05-24.012

Oleg A. Gabrielyan, Doctor of Philosophy Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Philosophy, V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University, e-mail:,; Researcher ID: Q-1708-2017

Dmitry V. Garbuzov, Doctor of Philosophy sciences, Docent, Professor of the Department of Philosophy, V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University, e-mail:,; ResearcherID: A-6564-2017

The article draws attention to the growth of public interest in philosophy in the context of a special military operation. There are difficult questions about the fate of philosophy and philosophical education in Russia. Analysis of the problem of teaching philosophy as the core of humanitarian scientific knowledge in the context of digitalization of the higher education system. Formation of a new social paradigm that replaced Modernity and Enlightenment. New social and economic relations have changed the demand for higher education. Conclusion about the need to form a “market” of social and humanitarian technologies (Socionet), based on autochthonous values and the involvement of the social and humanitarian block of university professionals and students in the formation of relevant digital startup products. The humanities scientific community must not only prove the importance of worldview and ideology, but also, above all, learn to produce appropriate social projects and create social and humanitarian technologies for their implementation in society. The new educational paradigm will change all the components of university education - its institutionality, educational and methodological process and the content of the learning process itself. It is impossible to formulate one’s original civilizational worldview (as well as ideology as the operationalization of traditional values) without one’s own, autochthonous system of philosophical education. The state and society will be forced to do this through joint efforts. To do this, first of all, the philosophical community itself must formulate a working realistic concept of the educational program at the university. To do this, the domestic philosophical community must carry out deep reflection to clarify its own identity. In the article, philosophy is a special mode and structure of mental cognitive activity, that is, a certain way of worldview, perception and awareness of the world, different from other ways, such as ordinary, mythical, religious, etc. The integrity of philosophy is represented by a special way of mental cognitive activity, as well as theories and knowledge, lifestyle and ethical principles as the results of this kind of worldview. All these features of philosophy must be taken into account in the concept of a philosophical educational program at a university.

Keywords: philosophy, theoretical philosophy, practical philosophy, department of philosophy, worldview, social paradigm, Socionet (market for social and humanitarian technologies and products), philosophical educational program



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