Straume, Ingerid, "Bildung from Paideia to the Modern Subject." In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Online 27 August 2020. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.1417


Ingerid Straume


Traces the meaning and influence of the idea of Bildung in education from its Greek origins through its German and Scandinavian manifestations; traces the conceptual tensions and paradoxes in these manifestations; analyzes each of these in great detail; discusses the possibilities of these concepts for our times.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum History, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses


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