Costica Bradatan

Costica Bradatan is a Professor of Humanities at Texas Tech University and an Honorary Research Professor of Philosophy at University of Queensland, Australia. He is the author or editor of 10 books, most recently Dying for Ideas. The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers (Bloomsbury, 2015), and has written for The New York Times, The New Statesman, Times Literary Supplement, Dissent Magazine, The Boston Review, The Daily Beast, Christian Science Monitor, The Globe & Mail, and other similar venues. Bradatan serves as the Religion/Comparative Studies Editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books.


The Gifts of Humility

Costica Bradatan contemplates the blind cruelty of power and the gifts of humility....

The Idea of Europe

Costica Bradatan and Robert Zaretsky on George Stiener and "The Idea of Europe" as a place defined more by philosophy than economics....

In Defense of Margins

A garbage sorter in Mumbai's Annawadi slum can know capitalism inside out, even though he is placed at the margins of capitalism....

Philosophy as an Art of Living

A QUIET REVOLUTION may have taken place over the last three decades in our understanding of the history of Western philosophy. ...

Philosophy as an Art of Living
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