Breggen, Hendrik van der
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Hendrik van der Breggen received a B.A. in Philosophy from University of Calgary, an M.A. in Philosophy from University Windsor, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from University of Waterloo. His study and writing interests include logic, ethics, philosophy of religion, and philosophy of science - done with the goal of getting closer to the true, the good, and the beautiful.


Reframing the Covid-19 scapegoat: Trudeau is the culprit

Why wasn't Canada's health care system built up enough to withstand being overwhelmed?

Date posted: 2021-12-15

We need some healthy scepticism about science and medicine

I would like to make a brief case for reasonable scepticism about science and medicine. The study of history helps us understand goings-on in the past. We learn from the past. And, as is well known, it's wise not to repeat the mistakes of the past.

Date posted: 2021-10-10

'Those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end'

Fallible thoughts about Covid-19 vaccination from an old and tired (and retired) Canadian philosopher.

Date posted: 2021-10-06

Does Canada's Bill C-7 ignore a dark lesson from history?

C-7 promotes ableism, the view that able-bodied people are superior - more worthy of life.

Date posted: 2021-04-15

Is abortion really 'essential health care'?

Social and economic problems require social and economic solutions, not the killing of children.

Date posted: 2021-01-13