THE POWER AND REFORMS IN UKRAINE. A ROUND TABLE OF THE INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY AND INSTITUTE OF SOCIOLOGY, NAS OF UKRAINE (Vlada i reformy v Ukraini: Kruhlyi stil Instytutu filosofii ta Instytutu sotsiolohii NANU)
The problem of the society choice of the prospects of its existence, possibilities and limits of this choice, real alternatives and preconditions of their realization - these are the necessary subjects of the socio-philosophic reflexion. A common meeting of Scientific councils of the Institute of Philosophy and Institute of Sociology of NAS of Ukraine, devoted to this subject, was held in terms of the 'round table'. A draft report of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, concerning the priorities of the state policy, became a subject of the discussion, especially urgent in the light of current changes in the state power of the country. The reports of the 'round table' participants were dedicated, on the one hand, to the problems in constructing the Ukrainian model of society development on the rational principles and, on the other hand, to the society dialogue with authorities, as well as the place of the special social knowledge in this dialogue about the partake of sciences, and philosophy in particular, in legitimation of the authorities' decisions, about the public use of intellect in Ukraine and about the surprise and shame regarding this items, and thus, about responsibility of everybody concerned in the approval of socially significant decisions and, in a broader sense, about the responsibility of the personal choice.
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