Adrian Bardon

Adrian Bardon

Adrian Bardon is a Full Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest University, teaching courses on philosophy and science, philosophy and psychology, political philosophy, history of philosophy, and philosophy of religion. Recently published 'The Truth About Denial: Bias and Self-Deception in Science, Politics, and Religion' (Oxford Univ. Press 2020).


Coronavirus highlights how humans are hardwired to dismiss facts that don’t fit their worldview

By: - June 30, 2020

Bemoaning uneven individual and state compliance with public health recommendations, top U.S. COVID-19 adviser Anthony Fauci recently blamed the country’s ineffective pandemic response on an American “anti-science bias.” He called this bias “inconceivable,” because “science is truth.” Fauci compared those discounting the importance of masks and social distancing to “anti-vaxxers” in their “amazing” refusal to […]