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Jan T. Bengtsson

Jan T. Bengtsson, Swedish philosopher, researcher. Member New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Bengtsson, Jan T. was born on August 9, 1949 in Uppsala, Sweden. Son of Bengt R.H. and Ruth E. (Norring) Bengtsson.

  • Education

    • Clothing Technician, Textile Institute, Borås, Sweden, 1968. Bachelor Social Sciences, University Göteborg, 1980. Bachelor in Arts, University Göteborg, 1982.

      Licentiate of Philosophy, University Göteborg, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Göteborg, 1991.

    Career

    • Technician Ajak Fabrikker AS, Brumunddal, Norway, 1968-1971. Planning manager Slitmanfabriken AB, Sala, Sweden, 1971-1974. Production manager Peder Rydjord Konfeksjonsfabrikk, Lillehammer, Norway, 1974-1976.

      Researcher department philosophy University Göteborg, 1984-1987, assistant professor department methodology, 1990—1993, professor philosophy and education department methodology, 1993—1998. Head research unit, vice president board education and research College Health and Caring Sciences, Göteborg, 1994-1995. Professor philosophy and education department education University Gõteborg, since 1999.

      Visiting scholar department ethic and philosophy of religion University Aarhus, Denmark, 1988-1989. President Center for Philosophy and Social Theory, Göteborg, since 1988, Center for Philosophy of Education, Göteborg, since 1994, Nordic Society for Philosophy of Education, since 1997, Center for Life-world based Research, Gõteborg University, since 2000. Invited professor Helsinki University, Finland, since 2000, Oslo University, Norway, since 2001.

    Membership

    Member New York Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Geneviève A. Tondat, May 2, 1992. Children: Ronny H., Christophe E.R., Sophie C.E.C.
    • father: Bengt R.H. Bengtsson
    • mother: Ruth E. (Norring) Bengtsson
    • spouse: Geneviève A. Tondat
    • children: Ronny H. Bengtsson
    • Christophe E.R. Bengtsson
    • Sophie C.E.C Bengtsson
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    Born August 9, 1949
    (age 68)
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    • 1968
      Textile Institute
    • 1980
      University Göteborg
    • 1982
      University Göteborg
    • 1988
      University Göteborg
    • 1991
      University Göteborg
    • 1968 - 1971
      Technician Ajak Fabrikker Associate in Science
      Brumunddal, Hedmark, Norway
    • 1971 - 1974
      planning manager, Slitmanfabriken Bachelor of Arts
      Sala, Vastmanlands Lan, Sweden
    • 1974 - 1976
      production manager, Peder Rydjord Konfeksjonsfabrikk
      Lillehammer, Oppland, Norway
    • 1994 - 1995
      head, board education and research College Health and Caring Sciences
      Göteborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1994 - 1995
      vice president, board education and research College Health and Caring Sciences
      Göteborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1999
      professor, philosophy and education department education University G+
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