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Post education

Philosophical activities post education

Education

Contemplative experience, Science and Dialogue

A historical-philosophical Investigation of a meeting between Science and Tibetan Buddhism with reflections on the possibility of the inclusion of Contemplation as a subject in Theory of Science by using aspects of phenomenology.

  • 2005 in January: Started writing my thesis in comparative philosophy. (During writing my thesis I spend one month at Copenhagen Coffee Academy travelling to Athens and Seattle)
  • 2003 Bachelor degree in History of Ideas and Biology.
  • 2001 Student in History of Ideas on Århus University. Vice-president for the staff-student committee for 1,5 year.
  • 2000 Student at Ask Højskole.
  • 1998-2000 Studying biology on Århus University (www.au.dk).
  • 1993-1996 Upper secondary school/High schcool Sønderborg Gymnasium og HF’ (www.statsskolen.dk).
  • 1991-1993: Boarding School ’Norborg Slots Efterskole’ (www.nordborg-slot.dk).

Teaching

  • 2007 Fall semester: Assisting teacher in 'Theory of science for students of medicine' at Copenhagen University.
  • 2004 Fall semester: Assisting teacher in ‘Theory of science for students of biology' at Århus University.
  • 2004 Met Jens Nørgaard and Martin Hildebrandt (Europa 1989) during a university project on the chemistry of espresso coffee, and during that period Copenhagen Coffee Academy was founded where I’m the scientific personal (www.copenhagencoffeeacademy.com). I have been teaching the chemistry of cappuccino during sevaral occations including Iceland, Athens, Stockholm, Florence and several places in Denmark
  • 2004 Spring semester: Assisting teacher in ‘Theory of science for students of biology” at Århus University.
  • 1998 Teacher at Nordborg Slots Efterskole with special responsibility for a foreign student.
  • 1996-1997 Teacher at Nordborgs Slots Efterskole with the subjects English, philosophy and computers as main teaching subjects. (www.nordborg-slot.dk).

Work side-by-side with my studies:

  • 2002 – 2004 Assisting a handicapped in his daily life.
  • 2000 – 2001 Assisting a research project on ‘The Danish Environment Research’ (ww.dmu.dk)
  • 1999 Sales assistant in Bilka (www.bilka.dk)
  • 1995-1997 Picking apples.

Misc

  • April 2005 I was the practical assistant for Troels Overdal Poulsen who was going to Seattle to compeed in the world barista campionship. And he won the whole thing with 38 competitors!
  • 2004 webmaster on Nordic Society for Field Being (webpage now closed). A branch of The International Institute for Field-Being. A Taoistic inspired interdisciplinary and cross cultural philosophical stance.
  • 1997 Travel in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia with my roommate from Nordborg Slots Efterskole.

Grades at the university of Århus

     
           
 

Name of exam:

Mark

 

Weight

 
   

Grade

 

ECTS

Bachelor

Ideh. Hovedv.

9

 

30

 
 

Bachelor

11

 

30

 
 

Fil.hist. 2

11

 

25

 
 

Mat alfa

9

 

10

 
 

Statistik

10

 

10

 
 

Zoologi

9

 

10

 
 

Kemi O

9

 

10

 
 

Mikroorgan.

9

 

10

 
 

Planter

10

 

10

 

Kandidat

Hv før 1600

10
 
15
 

Kemi F

10
 
10
 

Fysiologi

8
 
10
 

Molekylærb.

10
 
10
 

Evolution

7
 
5
 

Genetik

8
 
10
 

System øk.

10
 
10
 

Emn.omr 1

10
 
30
 

Vidsk. form.

10
 
10
 

Speciale (dissertation):

11
 
30
   

Avarage:  9,5

 

Weighted average:  9,9