The history of chair of philosophy shaves the beginning in 1949. This year the chair was allocated from the general university chair of bases of the Marxism-Leninism, existing in University from the date of its basis in January, 1934.
Managing chair - Doctor of Philosophy, professor Altaev Z.A.
The chair of philosophy name Treasury al-Farabi is one of leaders of university philosophical formation in Kazakhstan, it is steady and the growing scientifically-educational and research division of the Kazakh national university of a name al-Farabi, conducting versatile fundamental, theoretical both applied scientific researches and expert workings out, and effectively combining is balanced:
Preparation within the limits of various levels of educational process (a bachelor degree, a magistracy, doctoral studies PhD) the highly skilled scientific and pedagogical shots possessing not only fundamental scientific knowledge and skills, but also creative carriers creative, innovative thinking and an active vital position;
Development of the Kazakhstan philosophical science as in aspect of basic research, and a channel of actual social problems of the Kazakhstan society, and also attraction to scientific work as the student, undergraduates, doctoral candidates.
Chair mission - increasing traditions of the Kazakh national university of a name al-Farabi, using the newest educational technologies and science achievements, the chair of social philosophy urged to prepare highly skilled experts in the field of philosophy, actively to participate in the newest fundamental and applied knowledge in the field of socially-philosophical knowledge with a view of development of human potential and increase of competitiveness of the Kazakhstan society based on knowledge.
Main objectives of development of chair of philosophy:
Perfection of system of management of a science and innovations according to the international standards;
Maintenance of development of fundamental philosophical sciences, creation new schools of thought, the centers and the directions essentially expanding sphere and an orientation of applied scientific researches in the field of social philosophy to promote the further introduction of research activity in educational process.
Development of scientific potential of chair and participation in competitions of various funds, garnet projects for increase in financing of fundamental scientific researches. Activization of scientific activity of students, undergraduates, doctoral candidates;
Development of the international cooperation of chair, occurrence Treasury in the international ratings and the international recognition of diplomas in a speciality "Philosophy". Program development on preparation PhD;
Perfection of the academic process in a bachelor degree and a magistracy Treasury of al-Farabi on a speciality "Philosophy" according to credit technology and requirements of the Bolonsky convention; Realization of principles of continuous formation, working out of programs of additional profile formation.
The chair of philosophy carries out preparation on following specialities:
The chair of philosophy actively cooperates with a number large foreign educational and centers of science. Among them, for example, the Moscow and St.-Petersburg state universities, National University of Uzbekistan, the Kirghiz national state university, the State university of the State of Oklahoma (USA), Institute of philosophy and the right of Uzbekistan, Institute of philosophy and the right of TadYozhikistana, the Kazahsko-American Center of the State of Kentucky, the Center «Internal Asia» at Indiansky university (USA), Fund Soros-Kazakhstan, Fund of F. Eberta, fund "Eurasia" and etc.
Since 2008 at chair of philosophy the center al-Farabi works. The head of the Center - professor Altaev Z.A. priority Center lines of activity at the present stage is complete research of a complex of ideas al-Farabi, directed on unity and mutual understanding of cultures and the people in the light of formation of the new integrated outlook claimed by an epoch of globalization. More in detail...