Sergey Filonovich 1, Gennadiy Konstantinov 1
  • 1 National Research University Higher School of Economics, 20 Myasnitskaya Str., Moscow, 101000, Russian Federation

Universities, the knowledge-based society and paradoxes of education

2005. No. 4. P. 106–126 [issue contents]

The paper considers particular features of the definition of the concept of «knowledge» in a knowledge-based society. It is shown that in a knowledge- based society certain paradoxes emerge in the sphere of education, which require a reassessment of the goals and tasks of universities. The authors introduce the concept of an «intellectual enterprise», that is, of a skill allowing one to develop a competitive advantage in a knowledge-based society. Ways to acquire this skill are given, and the goals of a modern university as a social institution are formulated.


Citation: Filonovich S., Konstantinov G. (2005) Universitety, obshchestvo znaniya i paradoksy obrazovaniya [Universities, the knowledge-based society and paradoxes of education]. Voprosy obrazovaniya / Educational Studies Moscow, no4, pp. 106-126.