Reformational Philosophy

Henk Jochemsen

Henk Jochemsen

Henk Jochemsen (1952) studied Molecular Biology at the Agricultural University in Wageningen in 1979 and his doctorate in this field at the University of Leiden.

 

From 1980 – 1986 he was a staff worker of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students working in Paraguay. Besides performing this work students he taught molecular biology at the National University of Asunción and Christian ethics to two pastor training.

 

From 1987-2009 he was director of the Prof. Dr. G. A. Lindeboom Institute, Center for Medical Ethics, Ede.

 

From 1998 until the end of 2009 he was professor of medical ethics at the Lindeboom Chair of Medical Ethics at the VUmedical center of the VU University Amsterdam.

 

From 2002-2006 he was a part-time professor of medical ethics at the Ede Christian University in collaboration the Reformed College in Zwolle and the Christian University The Driestar in Gouda.

 

From 1 July 2008, he is professor of Reformational philosophy in Wageningen (0.2 FTE) and from January 1, 1009 he is CEO of Prisma, association of Christian organizations for development cooperation (0.8 FTE). In this position he is from 2010, member of the trade association Partos and Micha-Nedeland.

 

He is married with Marieke Kok and has 3 children and 8 grandchildren.

 

More information: http://www.geloofinzorg.nl/page/103

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Dicipline

Philosophy and ethics of  life sciences, like synthetic biology; Faith and Science, Development and philosophy of culture, Verbeteringsgeneeskunde

Other activities

  • Speaker about several disciplines
  • Director Prisma, association of Christian organizations in Development Cooperation and diaconate worldwide

University

  • University: Wageningen university and researchcentre (WUR)
  • Attachment: Since 2008 Henk Jochemsen is professor Reformational Philosophy at the WUR (http://www.wageningenur.nl/nl/wageningen-university.htm). He teaches reformational philosophy and supervises several PhD and Master students. 

Publications

  • H Jochemsen, G Glas. Verantwoord medisch handelen – Proeve van een christelijke medische ethiek. Lindeboomreeks dl.10. Amsterdam: Buijten en Schipperheijn 1997;
  • H Jochemsen (red). Toetsen en begrenzen. Een ethische en politieke beoordeling van de moderne biotechnologie. Lindeboomreeks 12.  Amsterdam: Buijten en Schipperheijn 2000. Tevens (co)auteur van de hoofdstukken 1, 2, 4, 9 en 10.
  • H Jochemsen & E van Leeuwen (redactie). Zinervaring in de zorg. Over de betekenis van spiritualiteit in de gezondheidszorg. Assen: Van Gorcum 2005.
  • H Jochemsen & J van der Stoep (eds.) Different cultures, one World. Dialogue between Christians en Muslims about globalizing technology. Amsterdam: Rozenberg 2010. Hierin: H Jochemsen & J van der Stoep. General introduction; en: J van der Stoep & H. Jochemsen. Epilogue.
  • Hegeman JJ, M Edgell, H Jochemsen. Practice and profile. Christian formation for vocation. Eugene (Oregon): Wipf&Stock 2011.
  • Th Boer (red). Bezinning op het levensbegin. Verzamelde opstellen van Henk Jochemsen. Lindeboomreeks deel 17. Amsterdam: Buijten & Schipperheijn 2009.
  • H Jochemsen. Opdat het gras weer bloeie. Ontwikkeling, levenswetenschappen en religie. Rede gehouden bij de openbare aanvaarding van het ambt van bijzonder hoogleraar in de Reformatorische Wijsbegeerte aan de Wageningen Universiteit en Researchcentrum.

 

Publicaties at international per reviewed magazines and books (a selection)

  • H Jochemsen, J Keown. Voluntary euthanasia under control?: the latest empirical evidence on euthanasia in the Netherlands. J Medical Ethics 1999;25, no.1:16-21.
  • H Jochemsen. Is cloning compatible with human rights and human dignity? In: Wagner T, Carbone  L. Fifty years after the declaration. The United Nations’ record on human rights. New York: University of America Press 2001, p.33-43.
  • H Jochemsen, H ten Have, Issue editors of special issue of Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics on professional autonomy in healthcare.
    • H Jochemsen, H ten Have. The autonomy of the health profession: an introduction. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 21 (2000) nr. 5, p.405-408.
    • J Hoogland, H Jochemsen. Professional autonomy and the normative structure of medical practise. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 21 (2000) nr. 5, p.457-475
    • JJ Polder, H Jochemsen. Professional autonomy in the healthcare system. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 21 (2000) nr. 5, p.477-491.
  • H. Jochemsen Normative practices as an intermediate between theoretical ethics and morality. Philosophia Reformata 71 (2006): 96-112.
  • H Jochemsen. An Ethical Assessment of Cisgenesis in Breeding Late Blight Resistant Potato. Potato Research (2008) 51:59–73
  • H Jochemsen. Calvinist spirituality and its meaning for ethics. In: H Blommestein, Ch Caspers, R Hofman, F Mertens, P Nissen, H Welzen (eds). Seeing the seeker. Explorations in the discipline of spirituality. Studies in spirituality Suppl. 19. Leuven: Peeters 2008;463-474.
  • H Jochemsen, M. Klaasse-Carpentier, BS Cusveller, A van de Scheur, J Bouwer. Questions if life and death in the terminal phase – Towards quality criteria for spiritual care in the terminal palliative care from the patient’s perspective. In: J Bouwer (ed.) Spirituality and meaning in health care. A Dutch contribution to an ongoing discussion. Studies in spirituality Supplement 17. Leuven:Peeters 2008;85-104.
  • H. Jochemsen.  Die aktuelle Situation der Sterbehilferegelung in den Niederlanden – Daten und Diskussion. In: Junginger T, Perneczky A, Vahl C-F, Werner C.  (Hrsg) Grenzsituationen in der Intensivmedizin. Entscheidungsgrundlagen. Heidelberg: Springer Medizin Verlag; 237-243
  • H Jochemsen. Medical practice as the primary context for medical ethics. In: Weisstub DN, Diaz Pintos G. Autonomy and human rights un health care. An international perspective. Springer 2008;189-204
  • Henk Jochemsen, Carolus J Reinecke. Three models for embedding biomedical practices in a traditional cultural context. Genomics & metabolomics in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. In: Jan van der Stoep & Sytse Strijbos (Eds.) From Technology Transfer to Intercultural Development. A Disclosive Vision of Technology for a Globalizing World. Amsterdam: Rozenberg Publishers 2011;59-72
  • Gert Hunink, René van Leeuwen, Michel Jansen & Henk Jochemsen. Moral issues in mentoring sessions. Nursing Ethics 2009; 16 (4): 487-498; doi. 10.1177/ 0969733009104611
  • Rene van Leeuwen, Lucas J Tiesinga, Berrie Middel, Doeke Post and Henk Jochemsen. The validity and reliability of an instrument to assess nursing competencies in spiritual care. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2009; 18 (19): 2857-2869; doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02594.x
  • Hardeman E, Jochemsen H. Are There Ideological Aspects to the Modernization of Agriculture? J Agric Environ Ethics, DOI 10.1007/s10806-011-9331-5
  • Vlasblom JP, Jenny T van der Steen, Dirk L Knol, H Jochemsen. Effects of a spiritual care training for nurses, Nurse Educ. Today (2010), doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2010.11.010
  • Jan P. Vlasblom, Jenny T. van der Steen, Henk Jochemsen. Spiritual care in a hospital setting: nurses’ and patients’ perspectives. Nursing Reports 2012; 2:e7:39-44.
  • H Jochemsen. Towards sustainable food production : a normative analysis of agrarian practice. In: Lucius Botes, Roel Jongeneel, Sytse Strijbos (eds.) Reintegrating technology and economy in human life and society. Amsterdam: Rozenberg 2012: 121-136

 

Read more about the publications of Henk Jochemsen at the website of the Lindenboom Institute.