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Florian Krückel

Florian Krückel was born in 1980 in Germany. He studied education and pedagogy at the Julius-Maximilians-University in Würzburg. From 2010 to 2014 he pursued a PhD in philosophy of education at the Julius-Maximilians-University. Krückel´s dissertation “Bildung als Projekt” [Education as Project] focused on the relevance of Flusser's theory for educational science. Since 2010, Krückel has been a specialist assistant at the University of Würzburg. His research focusses on the philosophy of education from the perspective of digitality.

Articles of Florian Krückel

Poetisches Ent-werfen. Vilém Flussers Bildungsbegriff?

This paper examines Vilém Flusser´s work for its an educational view. The untranslatable German term Bildung will be the point of reference for this paper. Following this approach, the question is how humanity can be humanity, how humanity can conserve or transform the idea of humanity in a culture of digitality. In the first chapter, the terms “critique” and “doubt” are discussed since these serve as a basis for Bildung. In the context of Flusser's thought, critique and doubt even serve as the basis of human beings in general. The ability to criticize one´s society is what constitutes a human. The second chapter then introduces Flusser's ideas of project, a matter of “ent‑werfen” – loosely, “pro-jecting” oneself into society. Flusser is following Heidegger's idea of “ent‑werfen,” which is in turn related to the idea of poesis. Poesis as a project will then be discussed as a means human beings have of changing their society. Poesis means to create the world. The conclusion focuses on the German idea of Bildung with a reference to Flusser. It shows the outstanding relevance of his thinking as well as the special relevance of Flussers works for the concept of Bildung.

Poetisches Ent-werfen (PDF 184.81 KB)

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