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philosophy educator

Reijo Valfrid Wilenius was Finnish philosophy educator. Recipient State prize for the publication of New Knowledge, Ministry of Education, 1977, Medaille of the Order White Rose Finland, President of the Republic, 1989. Member several state committees, since 1967. Member Philosophical Society Finland.

Background

Wilenius, Reijo Valfrid was born on April 22, 1930 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Väinö Valfrid and Evi Maria (Höijer) Wilenius.

Education

Master of Arts, University Helsinki, 1952. License Political Sciences, University Helsinki, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, 1963.

Career

Chief editor Cultural Review Katsaus, 1957-1968. Lecturer philosophy, acting professor University Helsinki, 1966-1972. Professor philosophy University Jyväskylä, 1973—1992.

Central board Academy Finland, 1975-1980. President Research Council for Humanities, 1975-1980, Autroposophical Society Finland, 1966-1996, European Forum for Freedom in Education, 1997-2004. Chairman board Cultural Foundation Ahtola, 1980-2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Social and Political Theory of Fr. Suarez, 1963.

Membership

Member several state committees, since 1967. Member Philosophical Society Finland.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, gardening, literature.

Connections

Married Aijami Ritva Ant-Wuorinen, June 5, 1953. Children: Helena, Jaakko, Markku, Henrik.

father:
Väinö Valfrid Wilenius

mother:
Evi Maria (Höijer) Wilenius

spouse:
Aijami Ritva Ant-Wuorinen

child:
Helena Wilenius

child:
Jaakko Wilenius

child:
Markku Wilenius

child:
Henrik Wilenius