By Torsten Husen
In those memoirs, Torsten Husen, Professor Emeritus of schooling on the college of Stockholm, conveys a desirable photo of the educational global from the l940s onwards and of the extreme advancements in schooling and psychology. Professor Husen is an across the world said professional on college affairs. because the first holder of the Chair of academic learn on the Stockholm institution of schooling, he turned deeply inquisitive about coverage examine tied to the varsity reforms and his study and writing have without delay affected the global debate at the constitution and content material of secondary and top secondary education. He was once a founder member of the foreign organization for the review of academic success (IEA) and as Chairman of the Board of the overseas Institute for schooling making plans (IIEP) in Paris he turned more and more all in favour of academic difficulties within the constructing nations. this is often an account of a outstanding guy whose commitment to analyze into academic difficulties around the world might be an suggestion to others
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The correspondence was dramatically interrupted by Nietzsche's complete lapse into schizophrenia. In his last letter to Strindberg he refers to himself alternately as the crucified Christ and as Caesar. He signs the letter "Nietzsche-Caesar". Because I had at that time just begun my licentiate studies in educational psychology on a subject concerning child psychology, I was not able to continue the interesting and rewarding study of Strindberg and psychology. The subject I chose for my thesis in educational psychology had some connection with my literary studies, since it was also concerned 32 An Incurable Academic with the vivid imagery that can be observed in the works of certain writers.
One could hardly avoid the impression that the plans and decisions of the academic fathers and professors in the city had a central position in the world, and that the earth's axis, so to speak, was perceived to pass through the University Senate Chamber. Events in the academic world were in general given a prominence in the media hardly imaginable in the educated society we have today. When applications for a Chair had arrived, the applicants' names were sent through the Swedish Central News Agency to the daily papers.
By not achieving a senior lecturer grading, which with few exceptions was the first prerequisite for a professorial candidate, I could be regarded as excluded from the competition for the Chair occupied by Landquist. This in itself did not worry me unduly, since I had just obtained a good post with the military in Stockholm and was not inclined to get involved in competing for promotion. But as a researcher ambitious for recognition, I was not prepared to be hanged in silence. I decided to reply to the charges made in the reports Nyman and Quensel had appended to their grading assessment votes.
An Incurable Academic. Memoirs of a Professor by Torsten Husen