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Apollo challenge as a stimulus for development of education

N.N. Gubanov
80,00 Р


Gubanov Nikolaj Nikolaevich,

PhD, Associate Professor of Philosophy

Moscow state technical university named after N.E. Bauman,



Presented is an analysis of historical development of the sphere of education, as a result of which was identified one of main stimulus of the named development. To characterize it, a new social-philosophical concept was introduced, i.e. Apollo challenge. Successful response to Apollo challenge represents mentally produced innovations by educational and administrative elite, resulting in progress of education and society in general.

Key words: Apollo challenge, social security of knowledge, educational innovations, university tradition, mentality of educational and administrative elite.




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