Frithjof Bergmann founded the Center for New Work in Flint, Michigan in 1981. First, he has developed a number of suggestions about work as a calling and a vehicle of self-realization and in rotation with mainstream employment. Also, he has involved a self-sufficiency that technology itself makes possible. Furthermore, he has worked with individuals and communities in the U.S., Canada, Germany, South Africa, India, and Saudi Arabia on developing positive strategies for dealing with the changing nature of work.
Professor Bergmann New Work New Culture‘s interests include continental philosophy (especially Hegel, Nietzsche, Sartre, and Existentialism generally) also social philosophy, political philosophy, philosophical anthropology and philosophy of culture. His seminal work, On Being Free (1977), was issued in a paperback edition in 1978 and had twelve printings.
He resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He continues to write and lecture on the practical, social, and cultural implications of philosophical thought.