Bradley Dowden

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Bradley Dowden
EraContemporary philosophy
RegionAmerican philosophy
SchoolAnalytic philosophy
ThesisA Theory of Truth: The Liar Paradox and Tarski's Undefinability Theorem (1979)
Main interests
Philosophy of science, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, logic

Bradley Harris Dowden (born 1942) is an American philosopher and professor of philosophy at the California State University, Sacramento.


He is a general editor of the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Dowden received his MS in physics from Ohio State University and his PhD in philosophy from Stanford University.[1] His main interests are metaphysics, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, logic, time, paradox and infinity.[2][3][4]


  • Logical Reasoning, Bradley H. Dowden, Belmont CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co. 1993
  • The Metaphysics of Time: A Dialogue (New Dialogues in Philosophy), Bradley Dowden, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009

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  1. ^ Bradley Dowden Archived January 12, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Review of Bradley H. Dowden's Logical Reasoning by Norman Swartz
  3. ^ The Metaphysics of Time: A Dialogue
  4. ^ "Dowden-Swartz Exchange".

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