Article | Confero: Essays on Education, Philosophy and Politics | Bildung and the road from a classical into a global and postcolonial concept

Title:
Bildung and the road from a classical into a global and postcolonial concept
Author:
Bernt Gustavsson: NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
DOI:
10.3384/confero.2001-4562.140604b
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Year:
2014
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
109-131
No. of pages:
23
Publication type:
Article
Published:
2014-08-21


In this article the author shows how a European classical form of bildung has developed in our time into a postcolonial, or a new global form of bildung.

The main components of the concept of bildung are described as well as a suggestion of what we can mean by the postcolonial. Thereafter the author elaborate on the relationship between the universal and the particular and discusses what we can mean by a global concept of bildung.

Volume 2, Issue: 1, Article 5, 2014

Author:
Bernt Gustavsson
Title:
Bildung and the road from a classical into a global and postcolonial concept:
DOI:
10.3384/confero.2001-4562.140604b
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  • Volume 2, Issue: 1, Article 5, 2014

    Author:
    Bernt Gustavsson
    Title:
    Bildung and the road from a classical into a global and postcolonial concept:
    DOI:
    10.3384/confero.2001-4562.140604b
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