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Van Riessen

 

Hendrik Van Riessen Pages

Hendrik Van Riessen (1911-2000) was part of the second generation of reformational scholars. He held graduate degrees in engineering and in philosophy. He studied philosophy at the Free University in Amsterdam under D. H. Th. Vollenhoven. Before the second world war he worked for Bell Telephone. He was an active participant in the Underground Movement during the Nazi occupation.

From 1951 he taught Christian philosophy at the Technological Institutes in Delft and Eindhoven. When Vollenhoven retired in 1963 Van Riessen took up the chair of systematic philosophy and the theory of culture at the Free University.
















 

 

English Publications


1951

Technology and culture. In Morton ed. 1979 Symposium: Hendrik van Riessen and Dutch Neo-Calvinist Philosophy of Technology.

 

1955
Modern society in the light of the lordship of Jesus Christ. Detmold 1955. pp 92-115 (also in Dutch) International Association for Reformed Faith and Action ed. L. Coenen (Neviges: Duitsland)

1957
The Society of the Future (Philadelphia: P&R)

"The Church and the Social Problem" Christianity Today 1 (21), p. 3-5.

1960
The relation of the Bible to Science. Christian Perspectives 1960 pp. 3-54. (Pella Publishing: Pella, Iowa)

1961

The structure of technology. In Morton ed. 1979. Symposium: Hendrik van Riessen and Dutch Neo-Calvinist Philosophy of Technology1979 .


1962
Philosophy. Christian Perspectives 1962 (Pella Publishing: Pella, Iowa)pp 73-131.

1963
The university and its basis. Christian Perspectives 1962 (Pella Publishing: Pella, Iowa)

Student and Professor. Focus (Magazine of the Federation of Calvinist University Clubs) 3 (1963, March)

Unity of Life. Focus 3 (1963, 1), p. 5-10.

1965
Christian Approach to Politics. (Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit)

1966
The Christian approach to science. (Hamilton, Association for Reformed Scientific Studies).

1973
Man, moulder of society. International Reformed Bulletin pp. 52-66.

"Science Between Presuppositions and Deoisions". Philosophia Reformata 38 pp. 114-126.

1976
"The University as it is and as it ought to be".Christian Higher Education. The Contemporary Challenge. Proceedings of the First International Conference for Christian Scholarship, Potchefstroom 9-13 Sept. 1975. Potchefstroom, Institute for the Advancement of Calvinism, 1976. p. 29-43.

 

1992

Science in the light of the relation between thinking and believing. Tydskrif vir Christelike wetenskap, 28(1):27-95.


 


 

On Van Riessen


1976. H. van Riessen Dutch philosophy Prof. dies at 88. Christian Renewal. 18. March 20, 2000. 09. Van Riessen lectures at Dordt. Koldenhoven, James. Pro Rege 5:32-34

1979

1979. Symposium: Hendrik van Riessen and Dutch Neo-Calvinist Philosophy of Technology. Edited and translated by [Herbert] Donald Morton. Research in Philosophy & Technology 2:293-340.


Marc J. de Vries Introducing Van Riessen’s Work In The Philosophy Of Technology. Philosophia Reformata 75 (2010) 2–9 

Marc J. de Vries Introducing Van Riessen’s Work In The Philosophy Of Technology. Philosophia Reformata 75 (2010) 2–9 

2010. Marc J. de Vries Introducing Van Riessen’s Work In The Philosophy Of Technology. Philosophia Reformata 75:2–9. 

 


 

 

The University and its Basis

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