The teaching aid “Philosophy: Guidelines and Practicum” was compiled in accordance with the Federal State Educational Standard of Higher Education, and is intended to prepare for seminars in the discipline “Philosophy” for foreign students. The manual presents a thematic plan of lectures and practical exercises. Each topic contains reports with a recommended list of literature, control questions for mastering the material. Requirements for the report and questions for the exam in the discipline are given. The main concepts are revealed and the content of the educational material is briefly presented. It covers the entire course of philosophy completely, includes methodological recommendations for the preparation of seminars on each topic of the course of philosophy and cases for independent work of students.