Тhe definition of “civil society”: philosophical and legal paradigm

2017;
: pp.105-112
Authors:
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Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology

In the context of philosophical and legal knowledge in the article the definition of “civil society” is proposed and systematized known scientific approaches to understanding his appointed term. The basis of the article put research leading philosophers and authors' own attitudes and opinions on issues of research. It was found that civil society – a system of life support social, culturaland spiritual spheres, their reproduction and transmission from generation to generation, the system independently of the state of public institutions and relationships to ensure the conditions for selfrealization of private interests and needs, or individual or collective.

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