Idea and disruption

Ascending from the conceptually abstract to the spiritually concrete

The teaching and training philosophy at ei-bauhaus stuttgart does not result from the desire to be able to reproduce and develop only the familiar, but from the desire to produce the new electrotechnical system, the new circuit design, the new component concept, the new control concept ... and thus to be able to prepare for, promote or react to disruptions.

Disruptive engineering arises above all methods, it is not teachable in itself, but the scientific-technical theory, the associated craft and the way to it, which has already been described by Hegel, the famous son of our city,

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"Ascending from the conceptually abstract to the spiritually concrete".

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
5th Avenue New York City (c) US National Archives & George Grantham Brian Collection.
5th Avenue New York City around 1900 (no cars) and 1913 (no horses)

Abstract means "in the sense of the individual, the special". The ascent from the conceptually abstract to the mentally concrete is the result of empirical thinking, the basic operation is comparison. Mentally "concrete" is the result of theoretical thinking. The result is the recognition of fundamental relationships. Basic operation is classification. Only these theoretical generalizations allow the transfer to new requirements.

And only this enables disruption!

That is why we also see as an indispensable basis for all electrotechnical work the thorough technical, electrotechnical training of all students in workshops and on test and work stations and in the ability to networked thinking.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (c) Jakob Schlesinger (1831) / Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (*27 August 1770 in Stuttgart, †14 November 1831 in Berlin), German philosopher and most important representative of German idealism


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