Professor of Philosophy
Office: B308 Tribble Hall
Adrian Bardon holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He teaches courses in the philosophy of space and time, philosophy and social psychology, 17th-18th century European philosophy, Kant, critical reasoning, the philosophy of religion, and political philosophy. His current research focuses on the philosophy, psychology, and politics of ideological science denial.
Adrian Bardon’s work has been featured in Scientific American, Vox, Salon, The Conversation, National Public Radio’s “On Point“, NPR’s “Think“, NPR’s “The Brian Lehrer Show“, NPR’s “Gulf Coast Life“, Public Radio International’s “The World“, NBC News, Radio New Zealand, The David Pakman Show, Channel Q’s “Let’s Go There”, Business Insider, The Houston Chronicle, The San Antonio Express-News, The San Francisco Chronicle, Krautreporter (Germany), ABC (Spain), The Tablet (UK), Filozofuj (Poland), Science and Education, Metapsychology, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, Medium, and the podcasts Parlia and The Sustainable Century.
- The Truth About Denial: Bias and Self-Deception in Science, Politics, and Religion (Oxford University Press, 2020).
- A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time (Oxford University Press, 2013). Translated into Chinese, Turkish, and Farsi. French and Japanese translations pending.
- The Illusions of Time: Philosophical and Psychological Essays on Timing and Time Perception (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019). With co-editors Valtteri Arstila, Sean Power, and Argiro Vatakis.
- A Companion to the Philosophy of Time (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013). With co-editor Heather Dyke.
- The Future of the Philosophy of Time (Routledge, 2012).
- Hume’s Naturalism (Synthese 152, Vol. 3, 2006).
- “Explaining Temporal Phenomenology: Hume’s Extensionalism and Kant’s Apriorism,” Kant-Studien 110 (2019).
- “Kant and the Conventionality of Simultaneity,” British Journal for the History of Philosophy 18 (2010).
- “Time Awareness and Projection in Mellor and Kant,” Kant-Studien 101 (2010).
- “Empiricism, Time Awareness, and Hume’s Manners of Disposition,” Journal of Scottish Philosophy 5 (2007).
- “The Aristotelian Prescription: Skepticism, Retortion, and Transcendental Arguments,” International Philosophical Quarterly 46 (2006).
- “Transcendental Arguments,” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2006).
- “Performative Transcendental Arguments,” Philosophia 33 (2005).
- “The Philosophy of Humor,” in Comedy: A Geographic and Historical Guide, ed. by Maurice Charney (Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2005).
- “Kant’s Empiricism in his Refutation of Idealism,” Kantian Review 8 (2004).
- “Temporal Passage and Kant’s Second Analogy,” Ratio 15 (2002).