Herman Van Breda

Philosopher, Deceased Person

1911 – 1974

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Who was Herman Van Breda?

Herman Leo Van Breda was a Franciscan, philosopher and founder of the Husserl Archives at the Higher Institute of Philosophy of the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium.

On 19 August 1934, he was ordained as a priest and in 1936 he started studying philosophy at the Catholic University of Leuven, where he obtained a PhD degree in 1941 with a dissertation on the phenomenology of Edmund Husserl. Later he became a professor at the Catholic University of Leuven, where he stayed until his death in 1974.

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Born
Feb 28, 1911
Lier, Belgium
Also known as
  • Ван Бреда, Герман Лео
Nationality
  • Belgium
Profession
Education
  • Catholic University of Leuven
Died
Mar 4, 1974
Leuven

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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