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Associate Professor, Core Undergraduate Faculty

Office: CFO 709
940-898-2302  phone | 940-898-2301 fax | email: bharding@twu.edu

Education

Ph.D.

2005

Philosophy – Fordham University

M.A.

2002

Philosophy – Fordham University

B.A.

1999

Philosophy – University of Dallas

Courses Taught 
Bioethics, Ethics, History and Systems of Psychology, Human Nature, Introduction to Philosophy, Logic and Critical Thinking

Research Interests
Moral and Political Philosophy; Phenomenology and Existentialism

Recent Publications

Books:

Not Even a God can save us Now: Reading Machiavelli after Heidegger.  Montreal: McGill/Queens University Press, forthcoming 2017

Early Phenomenology: Metaphysics, Ethics and the Philosophy of Religion. (Eds. Brian Harding and Michael Kelly) London: Bloomsbury, 2016.

Augustine and Roman Virtue. London: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2008.

 

Recent Papers and chapters (since 2014)

“Introduction” in Early Phenomenology: Metaphysics, Ethics and the Philosophy of Religion. (Eds. Brian Harding and Michael Kelly) London: Bloomsbury, 2016.  1-12.

“José Ortega y Gasset’s Anti-Idealist Interpretation of Phenomenology” in Early Phenomenology: Metaphysics, Ethics and the Philosophy of Religion. (Eds. Brian Harding and Michael Kelly) London: Bloomsbury, 2016.  109-126.

“Object Oriented Ontology and José Ortega y Gasset’s Anti-Idealist Interpretation of Phenomenology” Southwest Philosophy Review 30.1 (2014) 169-176.

“The Old and the New Phenomenology of Religion,” The Heythrop Journal 55.4 (2014) 533-544.  (DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2265.2010.00667.x)

 

Recent Presentations (since 2014)

“Violence and the Sacred in the Memorials of Belfast,” Philosophy of the City Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Mexico City, Mexico, December 4-5, 2015 

“Killing Remus: Founding Violence in Machiavelli, Girard and Heidegger” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) 53rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 23-25, 2014

“René Girard on the Sacred Origin of Public Space” European Sociological Association: Sociology of Religion Research Network Bi-Annual Meeting, Belfast, Northern Ireland, September 3-5, 2014.

“Armed Prophets, Frenzied Crowds and Philosophers: Founding Violence in Machiavelli, Girard and Heidegger” North Texas Philosophical Association, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, April 3-5, 2014.

 

Recent Honors/Grants/Service (since 2014)

  • TWU Active Engagement Academy, Texas Woman’s University
  • LMS Discovery Pilot Project, Texas Woman’s University
  • Hybrid Instruction Project, Texas Woman’s University
  • Research Development Grant, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Texas Woman’s University
  • Travel Grant, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Texas Woman’s University
  • Faculty Senate
  • Faculty Spotlight Series Steering Committee
  • Program Review Committee
  • Undergraduate Council
  • University Curriculum Committee
  • Library Advisory Committee                                                                                                    
  • Undergraduate Program Committee                                                                                                

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