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PART I – Setting the scene
Chapter 1: Are the Nordic countries really that remarkable?
Chapter 2: Personal freedom and responsibility – psychology
PART II – Personal freedom and responsibility – Bildung philosophy
Chapter 3: A very different kind of Europe
Chapter 4: The Bildung prelude
Chapter 5: The German Spring
Chapter 6: Bildung and ego-development
PART III – The Scandinavian Spring – implementing Bildung
Chapter 7: The Danish Spring
Chapter 8: The Norwegian Spring
Chapter 9: The Swedish Spring
Chapter 10: Summing up the Scandinavian Spring – folk-Bildung 1.0
Chapter 11: The Modern Spring – folk-Bildung 2.0
PART IV – Exploring what we have found
Chapter 12: What happened elsewhere? – Control cases
Chapter 13: Does our thinking hold up?
Chapter 14: Scandinavia today – self-destruction in the making
Chapter 15: What we have discovered writing this book
Part V – Looking forward
Chapter 16: Can the Nordic experience benefit the rest of the world?
Chapter 17: Societal transitions
Chapter 18: Where are we now? – Challenges, obstacles and choices
Chapter 19: What could Bildung and folk-Bildung 3.0 look like?
Chapter 20: Concluding