Herman Dooyeweerd (1894-1977)
Birth in Amsterdam
Doctorate in jurisprudence from the VU on the Dutch constitutional law "De Ministerraad in het Nederlandse Staatsrecht" - supervised by D. P. D. Fabius
Civil servant at the department of labour
Assistant director of the Abraham Kuyper Foundation
Wrote The Struggle for a Christian Politics (English translation Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2009).
Begins to publish major articles
Debate with Scholten on 'State interference and individual freedom'
Discussions with brother-in-law D. H. Th. Vollenhoven
'The Calvinistic principles of sphere sovereignty as political principle'
Marries Jantiena Wilhelmina Fernhout on 19th September
Appointed as professor of jurisprudence at the VU
The Crisis of Humanist Political Theory as Seen from a Calvinist Cosmology and Epistemology (1931 [English translation Grand Rapids: Paideia, 2010]).
De Wijsbegeerte der Wetsidee (Amsterdam, 1935–36) [English translation The Philosophy of the Cosmonomic ldea (Philadelphia: P&R, 1953–58)]
Opposed by VU's V Hepp
Synod dismisses accusations
Starts Philosophia Reformata with D H Th Vollenhoven
Founds the Association for Calvinistic [Reformational] Philosophy
Disagrees with GK over the disposition of Klaas Schilder
Writes a series of articles for newspaper Nieuw Nederland which become Roots of Western Culture (English translation Wedge, 1979)
Delivers a series on lectures on sociologt at the University of Delft - these become A Christian Theory of Social Institutions (Engl. Transl. by Magnus Verbrugge; Dooyeweerd Foundation, 1986)
Introduction to transcendental criticism of philosophic thought. Evangelical Quarterly 19: 47-51
Member of the Dutch Royal Academy
Transcendental Problems of Philosophic Thought: An Inquiry into the Transcendental Conditions of Philosophy. Eerdmans: Grand Rapids.
'The contest about the concept of sovereignity in modern jurisprudence and political science' Free University Quarterly 1: 85-106.
Visits North America
In the Twilight of Western Thought (Craig Press, 1960)
Last article written for Philosophia Reformata
Interview with Pieter Boeles
Dooyeweerd Centre founded