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Mathematics educator , Philosopher

Jean Paul Van Bendegem, Belgian Mathematics educator, philosopher. Fulbright-Hays grantee Common for Ednl. Exchange, Center for Philosophyof Science, Pittsburgh, 1985. Member Humanistische Vereniging, 1984; served with Civil Service, 1979-1981. Member Philosophy of Science Association, American Mathematics Society, Sherlock Holmes Society of London.

Background

Bendegem, Jean Paul Van was born on March 28, 1953 in Gent, Belgium. Son of Egbert and Yvonne (Hutsebaut) Van Bendegem.

Education

Licenciaat wiskunde, Rijksuniversiteit, Gent, 1976; Licenciaat wijsbegeerte, Rijksuniversiteit, Gent, 1979; Doctor of Philosophy, Rijksuniversiteit, Gent, 1983.

Career

Research assistant, National Science Foundation, Gent, 1979-1984; senior research assistant, National Science Foundation, Gent, 1984-1986; research associate, National Science Foundation, Gent, 1986-1990; professor, Rijksuniversitair Centrum, Antwerp, Belgium, since 1984; professor, Vrije University, Brussels, since 1985.

Membership

Member Humanistische Vereniging, 1984. Served with Civil Service, 1979-1981. Member Philosophy of Science Association, American Mathematics Society, Sherlock Holmes Society of London.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Sherlock Holmes, music, visual arts.

Connections

father:
Egbert Bendegem

mother:
Yvonne (Hutsebaut) Van Bendegem