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Philosophy and history of science, culture and education

Way philosophy courses are considered essential at american technical universities

M. I. Mikeshin
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  • Saint Petersburg State Mining Institute (Technical University)
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The paper comprises of some examples of philosophical courses delivered at three US institutes of technology, topics considered attractive for students, and professors’ answers to the questions why and how the students of these institutes should study various philosophical problems.

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  2. Lucas C.J. Crisis in the Academy: Rethinking Higher Education in America. St. Martin's Press, 1998.
  3. Spring J. The Intersection of Cultures: Multicultural Education in the United States and the Global Economy. McGraw-Hill, 2003.

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