<strong>Volodymyr Melnyk</strong>

Rector

Volodymyr Melnyk

— Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, National Merited Worker of Ukraine in Science and Technology

Tel.: (+38 032) 260-34-02

Personal Data

 

Born: 1952, Plyskiv, Pohrebyshche District, Vinnytsia Region

1974: Graduated from the Faculty of Electrophysics, Lviv Polytechnical Institute

1974-1976: Military service

1983: Candidate of Philosophy (“Methodological aspects of technical knowledge development under conditions of the increasing integration of science”)

1985: Docent

1995: Doctor of Philosophy (“Philosophy of Technical Studies: the unity of gnosiological and subject-transforming aspects”)

1996: Professor

2010: Merited Professor at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Academic Career

  • 1976-1986: Senior laboratory assistant, head of the Philosophy Resource Centre, postgraduate student, lecturer, docent at the Faculty of Philosophy, the Ivan Franko University in Lviv
  • 1986-1990: Deputy Head and Head of the Department of Science and Education
  • 1990 -1992: Docent of Philosophy, the Ivan Franko University of Lviv
  • 1992-1996: Doctoral student at the Faculty of Philosophy, the Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv
  • 1996-2002: Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy, the Ivan Franko University of Lviv
  • 2002-2003: Deputy Head of Lviv Regional State Administration for Humanitarian, Political and Legal Issues
  • Since 2002: Chairperson of the Department of Theory and History of Culture, the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
  • Since 2003: Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy, the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Positions

  • Director of the Institute of Social and Humanitarian Issues at the Western Scientific Centre of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Head of the Section of Philosophy, Political Science and Psychology at the Western Scientific Centre of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Head of the Academic and Methodological Council of Philosophy at the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
  • Chairperson of the Specialized Council for presenting Doctoral and Candidate dissertations in Philosophy
  • Member of the Advisory Committee for Social and Human Sciences of the State Accreditation Commission of Ukraine
  • Editor-in-Chief of «Herald of Lviv National University. Series of Philosophical Sciences»
  • Editor-in-Chief of the journal «Social and Humanitarian Problems» of the Western Scientific Centre of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

 

Awards

 

  • Merited Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine
  • Merited Professor at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
  • Order of Merit (2nd Class)
  • the Hryhoriy Skovoroda Golden Medal of the National Pedagogical Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Honorary Award “For Professional Achievements“ of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

 

Research interests:

philosophical problems of science, culture and technology.

 

Publications:

200 academic and didactic publications, including 10 monographs and 7 textbooks.

 

Monographs, textbooks and dictionaries
Monographs:

  1. Man in the modern world. In three volumes. Book 3. Psychological and anthropological context. – Lviv: Publishing House of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 2012.
  2. Man in the modern world. In three books. Book 3. Philosophical and cultural dimensions. – Lviv: Publishing House of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 2012
  3. Tolerance as a sociocultural phenomenon: the ideological and methodological aspect. – Lviv: Publishing house of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 2011
  4. Culture. Science. – Lviv: Publishing house of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 2011
  5. Science. Technique: methodological and ideological analysis. – Lviv: Publishing House of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 2010.
  6. Cognition. Nation.
  7. Philosophy of technical science: epistemological and subject-converting – Lviv: Publishing House of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 1994.
  8. Engineering and integration processes. Philosophical aspects. -Kishinev: Shtiintsa, 1987.
  9. Technical sciences and integration processes. Philosophical aspects. – Kishinev: Shtiintsa, 1987.
  10. Problems of general scientific knowledge development. – Tomsk: Publishing house of Tomsk University, 1983.

Manuals, textbooks, dictionaries:

 

  1. Cultural Studies: Encyclopaedic Dictionary. – Lviv: Publishing House of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 2013.
  2. Philosophy. – Kharkiv: Folio, 2013.
  3. History of Ukrainian Culture. – Lviv: Publishing House of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 2012.
  4. Philosophy of Modern Science and Technology. – Lviv: Publishing House of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 2012. (2nd ed. ext. and rev.)
  5. Cultural, Educational and Methodical Complex. – Lviv: Publishing House of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 2008.
  6. Philosophy of Modern Science and Technology. – Lviv: Svit, 2006.
  7. Lectures on the History of World and National Culture. – Lviv: Svit, 2005.

Professor Volodymyr Melnyk has supervised 3 Doctoral dissertations and 11 Candidate dissertations.