- 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 Dooyeweerdand D. H. Th. Vollenhoven. Other second generationers were: Hendrik Van Riessen, K. J. Popmaand J. P. A. Mekkes.
Prior to teaching philosophy at the Free University, Zuidema held a chair of calvinistic philosophy at the University of Utrecht. He had also been a minister in the Reformed Churches and a missionary in Indonesia. His doctoral dissertation was on William of Ockham.
Robert Knudsenand Hendrik Hartboth completed their doctoral dissertations in philosophyunder Zuidema.
* 1925-1930 Studied at the Free University of Amsterdam
*1931-1934 Pastor in Gereformeerde Kerk (Dutch Reformed Church) in Anna Paulowna Polder
Missionaryfor the Mission in Central Java, Indonesia(Dutch East indies)
* 1936 Received doctorate from the Free University:* Dissertation: "The nominalistic
philosophyof William of Ockham"
*1936-1946 Missionry minister at Soerakarta (Solo). During WWII he was held at a Japanese prisoner of war camp on Java.
* 1946 returned to Holland
* 1948 Chair of Christian Philosophy at
University of Utrechtand at the Free University
* 1954 onwards taught only at the Free University.
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