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philosophy educator

Ilkka Maunu Olavi Niiniluoto, Finnish philosophy educator. Recipient Public Information award, University Helsinki, 1986, Chydenius award, Chydenius Foundation, Kokkola, Finland, 1990.

Background

Niiniluoto, Ilkka Maunu Olavi was born on March 12, 1946 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Yrjö Eemil and Marja Annikki (Linturi) Niiniluoto.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Helsinki, 1967. Master of Science, University Helsinki, 1968. License of Philosophy, University Helsinki, 1971.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, 1974.

Career

Teaching assistant University Helsinki, 1969-1971, docent in philosophy, 1974-1981, associate professor mathematics, 1975-1981, professor theoretical philosophy, since 1981. Research assistant Academy Finland, Helsinki, 1971-1973. Member Research Council for Humanities, Academy Finland, 1974-1979.

Dean Faculty of Arts University Helsinki, 1990-1991, 93-94, vice-rector, since 1998.

Works

Membership

Member governing board International Federation Philosophical Societies, 1985-1988, 98—, Finnish Cultural Foundation, Helsinki, 1985-1994, chairman, 1992-1994. President Finnish Society for Science Studies, 1985-1986. Member Philosophical Society Finland (president since 1975), Philosophy of Science Association, Association for Symbolic Logic, British Society for Philosophy of Science, Charles Pierce Society, Society for Social Study of Science, Society for Philosophy and Technology.

Connections

Married Ritva Tuulikki Pelkonen, January 11, 1973. Children: Petro, Riikka-Maria, Atro.

father:
Yrjö Eemil Niiniluoto

mother:
Marja Annikki (Linturi) Niiniluoto

spouse:
Ritva Tuulikki Pelkonen

child:
Petro Niiniluoto

child:
Riikka-Maria Niiniluoto

child:
Atro Niiniluoto