- 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.
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’
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.
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