Problems of Socio-Philosophical Component of Higher Education: Ukrainian Aspect


  • Yuliia Yemelianova Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University



philosophy, sociology, higher education, individual ethics, social practice, prospects of state formation


The article analyses the role of philosophy and sociology as the two main vectors of the formation of the worldview of modern person in European culture and their current state in the training programs of students of higher education in Ukraine. The author estimates the reduction of the time of studying the basics of philosophy and sociology in higher educational institutions, the refusal of some non-humanitarian faculties of these courses in the curricula of student training as not only a noticeable trend in Ukrainian education. The author considers the content of this process in the context of the functioning and development of Ukrainian society and state: education is a fundamental social institution and should provide the individual with fundamental guidelines in space and time, ethnic and national culture, individual and civic ethics, political spiritual and other values. The course of providing the individual only with professional competencies from the standpoint of philosophy and sociology seems false, hopeless. Such a course, if it becomes the main reference point and criterion for assessing the role of education in society, according to the author, will lead to the devaluation of national education and the impoverishment of human potential. The author proves that even now the future prospects of «narrowed» higher education are visible in the Ukrainian social process in all its aspects. The main danger of the absence or reduction of the worldview of the young generation of Ukrainian citizens is the strategic danger for Ukraine.


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