Log In | Contact Us
Browse: Collections Digital Content Subjects Creators Record Groups

Clifton J. Orlebeke Collection

Overview

Abstract

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

[General Materials]



Contact us about this collection

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

By Ed Gerritsen, 2016

Printer-friendly Printer-friendly | Email Us Contact Us About This Collection

Collection Overview

Title: Clifton J. Orlebeke Collection, 1952-1999

ID: COLL/557

Primary Creator: Orlebeke, Clifton J.

Extent: 1.0 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

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.

Administrative Information

Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 Boxes

Acquisition Source: Clifton Orlebeek


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: [General Materials]],
[All]

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

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: [General Materials]],
[All]


Page Generated in: 0.073 seconds (using 217 queries).
Using 3.16MB of memory. (Peak of 3.87MB.)

Powered by Archon Version 3.21 rev-3
Copyright ©2017 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign