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A collage of Futa Helu in The School of Athens made for his 70th birthday. Futa is here portrayed with Plato and Aristotle.

Futa Helu (17 June 1934 – 2 February 2010)<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> was a Tongan philosopher, historian, and educator. He studied philosophy under the Australian empiricist John Anderson and in 1963 launched an educational institute named ‘Atenisi (Tongan for Athens, to pay homage to the ancient Greek philosophers, Herakleitos in particular). The institute began as a continuing education programme for civil servants, then initiated a high school in 1964 and a university in 1975.


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A collage of Futa Helu in The School of Athens made for his 70th birthday. Futa is here portrayed with Plato and Aristotle.

Futa Helu (17 June 1934 – 2 February 2010)<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> was a Tongan philosopher, historian, and educator. He studied philosophy under the Australian empiricist John Anderson and in 1963 launched an educational institute named ‘Atenisi (Tongan for Athens, to pay homage to the ancient Greek philosophers, Herakleitos in particular). The institute began as a continuing education programme for civil servants, then initiated a high school in 1964 and a university in 1975.


Futa Helu sections
Intro  Life  References  Bibliography  External links  

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