Michael O. Hardimon

M. Hardimon


Office: Arts &Humanities 0492

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1985.

Curriculum Vitae

Michael O. Hardimon is professor of philosophy at UC San Diego. He works in the critical philosophy of race, 19th Century German Philosophy (especially Hegel), and has a long-standing interest in role theory. He is broadly interested in continental philosophy, social and political philosophy, ethics, and the nature of the self. He is the author of Rethinking Race: The Case for Deflationary Realism (Harvard University Press 2017) and Hegel's Social Philosophy: The Project of Reconciliation (Cambridge University Press 1994). Other publications include:

Prior to coming to UC San Diego in 1995, Hardimon taught at MIT (1987-1995) and Harvard University (1985-1987). He was a Fellow in Ethics at the Program in Ethics and the Professions at Harvard University (1993-1994). He received his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1985 and his BA (cum laude) from Wesleyan University in 1989.