Professor of Humanities, Texas Tech University / University of Queensland
Costica Bradatan is professor of humanities in the Honors College at Texas Tech University, and an honorary research professor of philosophy at the University of Queensland in Australia. He is the author of, most recently, In Praise of Failure: Four Lessons in Humility (2023). Bradatan is the philosophy/religion editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books and the founding editor and curator of two book series: Philosophical Filmmakers (Bloomsbury) and No Limits (Columbia University Press).
History of ideas
The herd in the head
It is enormously empowering – even intoxicating – to lose yourself to a crowd. That is why we need contrarians
Film and visual culture
Philosophy has a lot to learn from film
Everyone fails, but only the wise find humility