Editors Philosophia Reformata

Prof. Dr. Bert M. Balk worked in various positions at Statistics Netherlands from 1973 to 2011. A.o. he was deputy head of the Department for Price Statistics and director of the Center for Research of Enterprise Microdata (Cerem). He held a chair in business administration at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, from 2001 to 2011. His research interests include measurement in economics, in particular index number theory and productivity measurement. He has published a large number of articles in academic journals, has written two books, and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Productivity Analysis and Statistica Neerlandica. For details see website.
Jan Willem Sap
Dr. Jan Willem Sap studied law at Leiden University. In 1993 he received his Ph.D in law from the VU University Amsterdam. He is currently associate professor in European Union Law at the VU University Amsterdam. In 1998 he was a visiting professor of law at Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois and he gave lectures at the universities of Pretoria and Potchefstroom in South Africa. In 2001 he was elected teacher of the year at the Vrije Universiteit.
He published many books and articles in the field of European Constitutional Law andpolitical theory. Two of his publications are: Decency versus Justice. The Call for Morality in the Netherlands, Assen: van Gorcum, 1997; The Netherlands Constitution 1848-1998. Historical Reflections, Utrecht: Lemma, 2000. In 2003 he published a book about the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. In 2006 he was member of the National Convention on constitutional reforms in the Netherlands.
He is an editor of  the European Constitutional Law Review (EuConst).  He is also a member of the board of the Association for Christian Lawyers and the Association for a Democratic Europe.
Editors philosophia Reformata - Jan van der Stoep
Dr. ir. Jan van der Stoep studied biology at Wageningen University and philosophy at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In 2005 he received his PhD in philosophy from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He is currently professor Religion in Media and Public Space at the Department of Journalism and Communication of the Ede Christian University of Applied Science and lecturer at the Master Christian Studies of Science and Society at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He has published books and articles in the field of sociology, political philosophy and Science Technology and Society studies. He is especially interested in the public role of religion in an information society.  For details see his website.
Editors philosophia Reformata - Marc de Vries
Dr. Marc J. de Vries is affiliate professor of reformational philosophy at the Delft University of Technology, professor of science education at the same institute and assistant professor of philososophy and ethics of technology at the Eindhoven University of Technology. He authored "Teaching About Technology. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Technology for Non-Philosophers" (published by Springer) and co-author of "Denken, Ontwerpen, Maken', a similar introduction in the Dutch language. He is also the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Technology & Design Education (Spinger) and series editor of the International Technology Education Studies (Sense Publishers). For details see website
Editors philosophia Reformata - René van Woudenberg
Dr. René van Woudenberg
Prof.dr. René van Woudenberg is a professor at the Faculty of Philosophy of the Vrije Universiteit with special focus on epistemology and ontology. He graduated in 1991 with a thesis on transcendental arguments in contemporary philosophy. He published several articles and books. Currently he is working on several projects, such as Responsible Belief, Chance and Design, The Philosophy of Thomas Reid and Philosophy, Science, Christianity. For details see:

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 Editors philosophia Reformata - Dorette van der Tholen Dorette van der Tholen, MA Dorette van der Tholen, MA, is a Ph.D. student at the Tilburg Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Tilburg, The Netherlands. She received an MA in Philosophy from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. For details see website.
Remko Muis studied physics and philosophy at the University of Utrecht and is now working for a software company. He is web editor of both Philosophia Reformata, and Soφie (www.sophieonline.nl).
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