Curriculum vitae

Jacob Klapwijk studied philosophy and theology
at the VU University Amsterdam from 1952 to 1961.
His Ph.D. dissertation, Between Historicism and Relativism (1970),
analyzes the philosophical development of Ernst Troeltsch,
the twentieth century successor of Hegel at the University of Berlin.
At the Vrije Universiteit he became Lector and Professor ordinarius
(1974, 1980) in the History of Modern and Contemporary Philosophy.
Later he also had tenure in Systematic Philosophy.
He is Professor Emeritus since 1994.

Interviews with the author

"Wetenschap weet niet wat zonde is," interview Koert van Bekkum,
in: Nederlands Dagblad, dossier Geloof en Wetenschap, 29 mei/3 juni, 2009
“Mijn filosofie,” interview Dick Bruggeman en Jeroen Geelhoed,
in: Beweging 65,3 ( 2001), pp. 41-43.
“Christenen moeten de cultuur omsmelten,” interview Tjirk van der Ziel, in: Nederlands Dagblad/Het Katern, 14 jan. 2000, p. 2.
“Prof. dr. J. Klapwijk,” interview G. Puchinger (red.),
in: Gesprekken over honderd jaar Vrije Universiteit
(Delft: W.D. Meinema, 1980), pp. 206-221.