Alma Mater
ISSN 1026-955X
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Cultural and historical context of development of academic freedom: from high Middle Ages up to the epoch of Renaissance

V.S. Nikolsky
80,00 Р


V.S. Nikolsky

The doctor of Philosophy,  Professor

Head of department of philosophy

Moscow State Industrial University


Examined is the process of development of academic freedom from 13th to 16th centuries. Conclusion is made, that this phenomenon developed in complex situation of control over universities by state power, domination of scholastic thinking and financial difficulties, as well as perception of humanistic ideas and methods of experimental science. 

Key words: academic freedom, history of universities, philosophy of education, Middle Ages, Renaissance.