Hendrik Hart

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Hendrik Hart (born 14 December 1935) taught systematic philosophy[1] at the Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto since its founding in 1967 until his retirement in 2001. Prior to that he was head of the philosophical Institute of the Free University in Amsterdam, where he studied under D. H. Th. Vollenhoven. His doctoral dissertation was on John Dewey's theory of verification and was supervised by S. U. Zuidema.


  • Hart, Hendrik; K. A. Bril; and Jacob Klapwijk (editors) The Idea of a Christian philosophy: Essays in Honour of D H Th Vollenhoven (Toronto: Wedge, 1973)
  • Hart, Hendrik. Setting our sights by the Morning Star (1989)
  • Hart, Hendrik. Understanding Our World (Lanham, Maryland, USA: University Press of America, 1984; 2002).
  • Hart, Hendrik; Johan Van Der Hoeven; and Nicolas Wolterstorff (editors) Rationality in the Calvinian Tradition (University Press of America, 1984)
  • Hart, Hendrik; and Kai Nielsen. The Search for Community in a Withering Tradition (1991)
  • Hart, Hendrik. "Foreword" (pages vii-xxi) in Against Nature? Types of Moral Argumentation regarding Homosexuality Pim Pronk (Translated from the Dutch by John Vriend), Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1993, ISBN 0-8028-0623-6
  • Hart, Hendrik; and others (editors) Walking the Tightrope of Faith (Rodopi,1999)
  • Hart, Hendrik; and others (editor) An Ethos of Compassion and the Integrity of Creation (University Press of America, 1995)
  • Ron Kuipers and Janet Catherina Wesselius Philosophy as Responsibility: A Celebration of Hendrik Hart's Contribution to the Discipline (University Press of America, 2003)


  1. "Scientific Dogma' Assailed By Religious Philosopher". The Calgary Herald. August 26, 1968. Retrieved 22 September 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>