Adrian Bardon

Professor of Philosophy
Office: B308 Tribble Hall
Phone: 336-758-4086

Adrian Bardon holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He teaches courses in the philosophy of space and time, the history of modern philosophy, Kant, critical reasoning (with a focus on ideology and motivated cognition), the philosophy of religion, and political philosophy.


The Truth about Denial: Bias and Self-Deception in Science, Politics, and Religion (Oxford University Press [forthcoming]).

The Illusions of Time: Philosophical and Psychological Essays on Timing and Time Perception (Palgrave Macmillan [forthcoming]). [Co-edited, with Valtteri Arstila, Sean Power, and Argiro Vatakis]

A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time (Oxford University Press, 2013).

A Companion to the Philosophy of Time (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013). [Co-edited, with Heather Dyke]

The Future of the Philosophy of Time (Routledge, 2012). [Edited]

Selected Essays

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).

  • Philosophy of Space and Time
  • Kant
  • Modern Philosophy
  • Introduction to Political Philosophy
  • Introduction to Philosophy of Religion
  • Logic / Critical Reasoning