|Name of course|
Existential dimensions of health /
Hälsans existentiella dimensioner
|Application co||23201 Master|
Faculty of Education and Business Studies
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Period for course registration: 4 - 17 January
Welcome to the course The Existential Dimensions of Health! The course is a so called literature course.
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January 20th 10.15-12.00 Course introduction and call for registration
March 24th 10.15-12.00 Oral presentations of Assignments
This course is based on self-studies. The course is given on a full-time basis.
The examination is a combination of written and oral assignments.
If you can not attend the Course introduction, please contact me in advance. Ann-Kristin "Mimmi" Eriksson e-mail adress: firstname.lastname@example.org
The course literature in the syllabus is in Swedish. Since the course is given in English, the following literature is to be used.
· Antonovsky, Aaron (1987). Unraveling the mystery of health: how people manage stress and stay well. 1. ed. San Francisco, Calif.: Jossey-Bass
· Frankl, Viktor E. (1987). Man's search for meaning: an introduction to logotherapy. Rev. and enlarged ed London: Hodder and Stoughton
· Aho, Kevin (2014). Existentialism: an introduction. Cambridge: Polity. Pages 193
· Aho, James A. (ed.) (2018). Existential medicine: essays on health and illness. London: Rowman & Littlefield International. Pages 269
· Jackson, Michael & Piette, Albert (eds.) (2017). What is existential anthropology? New York: Berghahn Books. Pages: 248
· Hägglund, Martin (2019). This life: why mortality makes us free. London: Profile Books. Pages 464
· Noonan, Jeff (2018). Embodiment and the meaning of life. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. Pages 263
· Harkness, Charlotte (2019) The Nature of Existence : Health, WellBeing and the Natural World. Red Globe Press. Pages: 156
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