Visualising Abstract Knowledge in the Process of Teaching Philosophy

Volume 8 (2023), No. 3, pp. 5–13

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Abstract:

The article is devoted to describing the experience of using information technologies in the process of teaching the humanities. Philosophy is the most difficult to master due to the high level of abstraction of the categorical apparatus. To convey extremely abstract categories requires an in-depth understanding of philo-sophical issues, built on critical analysis. The process of studying philosophy leads to the search for new techniques. One such productive technique is the visualization of a philosophical text. Visualization helps to establish the essential characteristics of philosophical concepts and discover not only a close dialectical connection between them, but also to build relationships between various disciplines studied at the universi-ty, such as philosophy, cultural studies, mathematics, logic, computer science. Motivating non-philosophical students for the creative process of creating visual images contributes to a deeper study of philosophical texts.

Keywords:

teaching philosophy in higher education, methods of teaching philosophy, transcendentality of philosophy, synthesis of philosophy, cultural studies and logic, visualization of a philosophical text, logical and mathe-matical techniques for constructing a text

Authors:

Tatyana N. Presnyakova, Candidate of Philosophical Sciences, Associate Professor, Independent Researcher, presnyak@list.ru
Irina A. Nepochatykh, Teacher of Mathematics and Computer Science, Vladivostok State University, Branch in Ussurijsk, Ussurijsk, Russian Federation, I-ri-na2010@yandex.ru

For citation:

Presnyakova T.N., Nepuchatykh I.A. Visualising Abstract Knowledge in the Process of Teaching Philosophy. Social Competence, 2023, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 5–13. (In Russ.).

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