Texas Tech University

Costica Bradatan, <p style="visibility: hidden;">Ph.D.</p>


Email: Costica.Bradatan@ttu.edu

Costica Bradatan, Ph.D.

McClellan Hall Room 202A

Costica Bradatan is a Professor of Humanities in the Honors College at Texas Tech University, USA, and an Honorary Research Professor of Philosophy at University of Queensland, Australia. He has also held faculty appointments at Cornell University, Miami University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and University of Notre Dame, as well as at universities in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. Bradatan is the author and editor of more than a dozen books, among which Dying for Ideas. The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers (2015, 2018) and In Praise of Failure. Four Lessons in Humility (2023). He is currently at work on two new book projects:Against Conformity(Princeton University Press) and The Prince and the Hermit (Penguin). His work has been translated into more than twenty languages, including Dutch, Italian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Arabic, and Farsi. Bradatan also writes book reviews, essays, and op-ed pieces for such publications as the New York Times, Washington Post, Times Literary Supplement, Literary Review, Aeon, and Commonweal. He is the Philosophy/Religion Editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books, and the founding editor of two book series: “Philosophical Filmmakers” (Bloomsbury) and “No Limits” (Columbia University Press). 




Areas of Expertise


Religion and Philosophy












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