Edited By Jan Bengtsson
About the authors
Jan Bengtsson is a professor at the Department of Pedagogical, Curricular and Professional Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He has developed a life-world phenomenological research approach for educational and human studies. He was the founder of the Nordic Society for Philosophy of Education and its president for the first ten years. He is visiting professor at the University of Agder in Norway and has also been visiting professor at the University of Helsinki, Finland, and the University of Oslo, Norway. His current research is focused on the practice of pedagogical professions. His book publications include Sammanflätningar: Husserls och Merleau-Pontys fenomenologi [Inter- twinings: Husserl’s and Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology] (several editions), Den fenomenologiska rörelsen i Sverige [The phenomenological movement in Sweden] (1991), Allmänmetodik, allmändidaktik [General methodology, general didactics], co-authored with Tomas Kroksmark (1993), Fenomenologiska ut- flykter [Phenomenological excursions] (1998), Med livsvärlden som grund [With the life-world as point of departure] (several editions), Utmaningar i filosofisk pedagogik [Challenges in philosophy of education] (2004), Å forske i sykdoms- og pleieerfaringer [Researching experiences of illness and care] (2006), Fenomenologi och arkitektur [Phenomenology and architecture], special issue of Nordisk Arkitekturforskning (7/1, 1994), co-edited with Finn Werne. Patrick Bjurström was trained as an architect at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Between 1970–1999 he was employed/co- owner of ORIGO/Höjer & Ljungqvist Architects. In 2004, he was awarded a PhD at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm with the thesis Att förstå skolbyggnader [Understanding school buildings]. He is currently...
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