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Clifton J. Orlebeke Collection

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Clifton J. Orlebeke Collection, 1952-1999 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

By Ed Gerritsen, 2016

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Title: Clifton J. Orlebeke Collection, 1952-1999Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/557

Primary Creator: Orlebeke, Clifton J.

Extent: 1.0 Cubic Feet. More info below.

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Abstract

The collection focusses on Clifton J. Orlebeek's (1926- ) teaching western philosophy in China and studying Asian philosophy during the 1980s and 1990s. Details his experiences in China as well as the status of the study of Asian philosophy at the end of the twentieth century.

Biographical Note

Clifton J. Orlebeke was born 17 November 1926 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Joe and Wilhelmina (Plekker) Orlebeek. He graduated from Calvin College and the University of Michigan in Electrical Engineering, but switched to philosophy and received his PHD from Harvard University in 1963.He was on the faculty of the Philosophy Department at Calvin College, 1957-1992.  The author of many articles and reviews, je served as the editor of Christian Scholar's Review, 1978-1985.  He focused on ancient philosophy and the philosophy of science and taught Asian philosophy and artificial intelligence in addition to western philosophy.

He and his wife Barbara Joyce (1928-2016) had four children: Kathy, Tim, Susan, and Rebecca.

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Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 Boxes

Acquisition Source: Clifton Orlebeek


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Series 1: [General Materials]Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Curriculum VitaeAdd to your cart.
Folder 2-3: Correspondence --- 1952-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence --- 1969-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 5-12: Correspondence --- 1986-1998Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Contract with South China Normal University --- 1987-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Diary of First Day in China --- August 25, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Material for Western Culture Course at South China Normal University --- 1987-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Material for American Literature Courses - South China Normal University --- 1987-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Material for Thesis Writing Course - South China Normal University --- 1987-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Material for Western Culture Course - South China Normal University --- 1987-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Chinese Involvement --- 1987-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 8: China Orientation Manual --- 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Notes on a Trip to China --- 6/12/92-6/14/92Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Philosophy of Religion Course Material - HK Baptist College --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Christian Doctrine Class - Union Church, Hong Kong --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Ethics Course Material, HK Baptist College --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Report on West Coast China Consultation in Pasadena, CA --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Western Culture Course Material, Fudan University --- 1995-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Report on Peking University Inaugural Ceremonies, Department of Religious Studies --- September 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Report of China Academic Consortium Board Meeting --- 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Report to Gateway Exchange - China Academic Consortium --- 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Report - Investigations at Chinese Universities --- 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Paper - Cultural Understanding Through LiteratureAdd to your cart.

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