Kurt Mosser

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty


Dr. Mosser's area of scholarly research iis n the philosophy of Immanuel Kant, specifically the Critique of Pure Reason. He holds a B.A. from SMU (1979); an M.A. and Ph.D. from University of Chicago (1991). His current project explores the internal migration, South to North, of both Whites and African Americans (1920-1960), and the role popular music (specifically bluegrass and blues) played in developing, maintaining, and changing cultural identity.


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago

Research Interests

  • The philosophy of Kant, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein
  • Labor history

Selected Publications

Necessity and Possibility: The Logical Strategy of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (forthcoming, Catholic University Press of America).

"Kant's Logic(s) and the Logic of Aristotle," Southwest Philosophy Review (2007).

"The Grammatical Background of Kant's General Logic," Kantian Review (forthcoming).

"Looking For A Fight: An Agonistic Strategy for Teaching," Teaching Philosophy Vol 29 no. 4 (2006).