Erik Ahlman

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Erik Gustav Ahlman (May 8, 1892 Turku - August 27, 1952) was a Finnish philosopher and linguist. Ahlman initiated his academic career as a classical philologist.[1] Ahlman was a theoretical science education professor at the Jyväskylä College of Education from 1935 to 1948 (rector from 1940 to 1948) and then Professor of Moral Philosophy of the University of Helsinki from 1948-1952.[2][3] His most important works are Arvojen ja välineiden maailma (1920), Kulttuurin perustekijöitä (1939) and Ihmisen probleemi (1953).

Erik Ahlman's daughter was a professor of psychology at the University of Turku, Kirsti Lagerspetz (1932-2001). The family's philosophical traditions have continued at the University of Turku with philosophy professor Eerik Lagerspetz (1956-) and Åbo Akademi University philosophy professor Olli Lagerspetz (1963-).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haaparanta, Leila; Niiniluoto, Ilkka (2003). Analytic Philosophy in Finland. Rodopi. p. 416. ISBN 978-90-420-0837-3. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ahlman, Erik" (in Finnish). Filosofia.fi. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Stewart, Jon (2009). Kierkegaard's International Reception: Northern and Western Europe. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 205. ISBN 978-0-7546-6496-3. Retrieved 15 July 2012.