Mr. Erkki Hartikainen    

 

Address:    Käsityöläisentie 17 A 1 

                   07500 Helsinki

                   Finland    

Tel: 040-565 1271, 358(0)2233 273

E-mail: etkirja@dlc.fi or erkki.hartikainen@saunalahti.fi

 

Born: 1942

Studies: M.A. 1967

Main subjects: mathematics, philosophy, computer science

Profession: pensioner

 

Main jobs:

Actuary in the insurance company 1966-1969

Teacher of mathematics, physics and chemistry (secondary school) 1970-1973

Teacher of mathematics (senior high school) 1973-1986

Teacher of mathematics, physics and chemistry (secondary school) 1986-1989

Teacher of computer science (adults) 1989- 2005

Pensioner 2005-

 

Other jobs:

Secretary General (main job, Union of Freethinkers of Finland) 1982-1983

Statistician (main job, SAS-programmer, town of Vantaa) 1994-1998

 

Specialty:

Philosophy of atheism

Father of the subject “view of life” in the schools of Finland

Internet –material for “view of life” in http://www.dlc.fi/~etkirja

 

Organizations:

Chairman, Union of Freethinkers of Finland, 1999-2005

Chairman, Atheist Association of Finland, 1985-

Editor in Chief of Vapaa Ajattelija (Free Thinker),  -2005

 

International:

Erkki Hartikainen v. Finland, Communication No. 40/1978 (9 April 1981), U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/OP/1 at 74 (1984)

The Third World Atheist Conference in 1983 in Helsinki, Finland, with support of Madalyn Murray O'Hair