Valentyna I. Shtanko

Doctor of Philosophical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Philosophy of Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics.
Valentyna I. Shtanko

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Honors and Awards

In 1999 she was awarded by Honorary Diploma of Ministry of Education of Ukraine, with the sign «Excellent educatior of Ukraine». Laureate and winner of an award (2003) of the regional competition «Kharkiv High School – the best names» in the nomination «Teacher of humanitarian disciplines».


Graduated from Kharkiv Institute of Radio Electronics and Postgraduate Studies at the Department of Philosophy. Since 1982 – Candidate of Philosophical Sciences. Since 1994 – Doctor of Philosophical Sciences, specialty philosophy of science.
Since 1973 she has been working at the Department of Philosophy of KNURE as an assistant, senior lecturer, associate professor, since 1984 head of the Department of Philosophy .

Educational work

She lectures courses for students, masters and postgraduates: «Philosophy», «Philosophical problems of scientific knowledge», «Philosophy of science, philosophy and methodology of modern science, problems of the formation of critical thinking».

Scientific work

Research interests are methodology of modern scientific knowledge, philosophical problems of artificial intelligence, features of postmodern situation in philosophy and philosophy of science, philosophical and social problems of informatization of society.
Under her leadership was the research of state budget themes «Sociocultural transformations in the process of formation of information civilization (philosophical, methodological and sociological analysis)», «Sociocultural transformations in the process of formation of information civilization in Ukraine», «Valuable orientations of
young people in the conditions of globalization and informatization of society», «Problems of personal adaptation in the conditions of formation of the information society», which were part of the coordination plan of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine «Classic, modern, postmodern in philosophy, science and culture: the
problem of spirituality on termination of the millennium».
She supervises post-graduate and doctoral dissertations at the department. Under her guidance 13 candidate and 2 doctoral dissertations were defended.

Public and international activities

She is member of scientific collection «Messenger of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University» (series «Theory of culture and philosophy of science»), member of specialized Scientific Council for defense of doctoral dissertations at V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. She is an editor of 4 collective editions.

Publications and patents

V. I. Shtanko is an author of 2 and co-author of 4 monographs and 7 tutorials, 3 of which were published under the stamp of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

She participated in the work of many scientific international conferences, XIX World Philosophical Congress. She has more than 100 publications in inter-university scientific collections, magazines and other Ukrainian and foreign publications, among them: «The problem of man in the era of informatization: new opportunities and dangers», «Modern information and computer technologies as a factor of transformation of socio-cultural reality», «Problems of formation of innovative and creative potential of a person in the knowledge society», «Internet in the communicative space of modern culture»,«Anthropological challenges of information civilization», «Innovative creative potential of human knowledge in society: problem of formation», «Features and self-presentation and self-identification of personality in cyber space», «Man in the semantic-symbolic space of virtual reality», «Information society: social and philosophical problems of formation» and others.