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Flier Andrey Yakovlevich 
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor,
Chief Research Worker 
of Lykhachev Russian Research Institute 
for Cultural and Natural Heritage
Culture of Learning as a Phenomenon of Collective Psychology

Abstract: The article deals with the transformation of the principles of knowledge and explanation of the complexity of the world in human history. The author emphasizes the special role that psycho-compensatory tasks of ordering worldview systems paly in the formation of cultural world perception. The author asserts that this task is more important than increase of objective knowledge.

Keywords: knowledge, generalization, worldview, ordering, psycho-compensatory function.

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