J. P. A. Mekkes

J. P. A. Mekkes

J. P. A. Mekkes (1898-1987) was one of the second generation of reformational philosophers arising from the Free University (VU) in Amsterdam, after the first generation of Herman Dooyeweerd and D. H. Th. Vollenhoven. Other second generationers were: Hendrik Van Riessen, S. U. Zuidema and K. J. Popma.

Timeline

1915-1940 High ranking officer in Dutch army

1928-1931 studied at the Advanced Military Academy in The Hague

1933-1940 Adjutant to the commander of the field army

Dissertation ‘Development of humanistic theories of political justice’

1942-1945 Imprisoned by Nazis in Stanislau POW camp. Recommended A New Critique of Theoretical Thought by Herman Dooyeweerd to Hans Rookmaaker while in prison. [1]

1945-1975 worked for Dutch equivalent of the FBI and then taught Christian philosophy at the school of economics in Rotterdam. Later at University of Leiden.

Publications

Footnotes

References


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Web Cartoonists' Choice Awards — First awarded 2001 Last awarded 2008 Official website http://www.ccawards.com/ The Web Cartoonists Choice Awards (WCCA) are annual awards in which online cartoonists nominate and select outstanding webcomics. The aw …   Wikipedia

  • Reformational philosophy — is a movement pioneered by Herman Dooyeweerd and D. H. Th. Vollenhoven that seeks to develop philosophical thought in a radically Christian direction. Historical overview In 1926 two Calvinistic scholars were appointed to positions in the Free… …   Wikipedia

  • 2001 Web Cartoonists' Choice Awards — The Web Cartoonist s Choice Awards is an award voted on by webcartoonists.Best Comic* Soap on a Rope by Bob Roberds (Winner) * College Roomies from Hell!!! by Maritza Campos * Sluggy Freelance by Pete Abrams * PvP by Scott Kurtz * Schlock… …   Wikipedia

  • Zortic — Infobox comic strip| title = Zortic author = Mark Mekkes url = http://www.zortic.com/ status = complete began = 2000 03 27 ended = 2008 07 11 genre = Science Fiction, comedy ratings = Zortic was a Science Fiction/comedy webcomic drawn and written …   Wikipedia

  • List of webcomics — This list of notable webcomics includes comics which are (or were) primarily published on the World Wide Web, known as webcomics. It is organized chronologically by the comics start dates.The dates shown after a name relate to the period during… …   Wikipedia

  • Fetus-X — ] Millikin also has a kitten named Patches which he built by stapling together roadkill lying around his house and who has a tentacle for a tail. [] Fetus X was named one of the best webcomics of 2004 by The Webcomics Examiner , who called it one …   Wikipedia

  • K. J. Popma — Klaas Jan Popma (1903 ndash;1986) was born in The Hague and was one of the second generation of reformational philosophers arising from the Free University(VU) in Amsterdam, after the first generation of Herman Dooyeweerd and D. H. Th.… …   Wikipedia

  • S. U. Zuidema — Syste Ulbe Zuidema (1906 1975) was one of the second generation of reformational philosophers arising from the Free University of Amsterdam, after the first generation of Herman Dooyeweerd and D. H. Th. Vollenhoven. Other second generationers… …   Wikipedia

  • Hendrik van Riessen — (17 August 1911 ndash; 28 February 2000, Bloemendaal) was one of the second generation of reformational philosophers arising from the Free University(VU) in Amsterdam, after the first generation of Herman Dooyeweerd and D. H. Th. Vollenhoven.… …   Wikipedia

  • Hans Rookmaaker — Henderik Roelof Hans Rookmaaker (February 27, 1922 ndash;March 13, 1977) was a Dutch Christian scholar, professor, and author who wrote and lectured on art theory, art history, music, philosophy, and religion. In 1948 he met Christian theologian… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”