The Educational Process, Academic Integrity, Human Freedom, Phenomenon of Trust


The increase in scientific knowledge in the world requires effective methods and mechanisms to improve educational pro- cess and scientific activity, first of all, to protect the intellectual property rights of its participants. There is a problem of understanding the essence of "Academic Integrity" as a specific safety guard in the field of assessing the honesty of scientists and the reliability of the results of their research.

Conduct a philosophical and legal analysis of the main characteristics of the concept of "Academic Integrity". Was used the axiological approach as a way of cognition of philosophical and legal phenomena, as well as: system analysis, pragmatic approach and structural-functional analysis in opening the role, hierarchy and functional manifestations of the phenomenon of "Academic Integrity". Provided the author's definition of the concept of "Academic Integrity": 1) a special methodological procedure that ensures the receipt of specific knowledge and information by the participants of the educational process; 2) a system of special institutional norms and criteria; 3) the process of consolidation of the scientific society through the priority of human freedom in its spiritual determination; 4) the direction of research on various aspects of such activities in the educational pro- cess; 5) academic discipline in the course of ethics.

It is concluded that the principles of justice, human-centrism and phenomenon of trust should be considered the basis of "Academic Integrity". Directions for further research in the field of academic virtue are proposed.


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How to Cite

Vergeles, K., Vishtak, I., & Maidanevych, L. (2022). PHILOSOPHICAL AND LEGAL ANALYSIS THE CONCEPT OF "ACADEMIC INTEGRITY". SOPHIA. Human and Religious Studies Bulletin, 20(2), 49-52.