Moser, Paul K. 1957–

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Moser, Paul K. 1957–

(Paul Kenneth Moser)


Born October 29, 1957, in Bismarck, ND; married; children: two daughters. Education: Vanderbilt University, Ph.D., 1982.


Home—Winnetka, IL. Office—Department of Philosophy, Crown Center 333, Loyola University of Chicago, 6525 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60626-5385; fax: 773-508-2292. E-mail—[email protected]


Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, assistant professor, 1983-85, associate professor, 1986-89, professor of philosophy, 1989—, department chair, 1997—. Member of editorial board, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 1993-2002, American Philosophical Quarterly, 1992-2001, History of Philosophy Quarterly, 1995-2001, and Review of Human Factor Studies, 1999—.


American Philosophical Association.


National Endowment for the Humanities, fellowship, 1984, grants, 1987, 1988, 1994; Critics Choice Award, American Educational Studies Association, 1992, for Knowledge and Evidence.


Empirical Justification, D. Reidel (Boston, MA), 1985.

(Editor) Empirical Knowledge: Readings in Contemporary Epistemology, Rowman & Littlefield (Totowa, NJ), 1986, 2nd edition, 1996.

(Editor, with Arnold vander Nat) Human Knowledge: Classical and Contemporary Approaches, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1987, 3rd edition, 2003.

(Editor) A Priori Knowledge, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1987.

Knowledge and Evidence, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1989.

(Editor) Reality in Focus: Contemporary Readings on Metaphysics, Prentice-Hall (Englewood Cliffs, NJ), 1990.

(Editor) Rationality in Action: Contemporary Approaches, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1990.

Philosophy after Objectivity: Making Sense in Perspective, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1993.

(Editor, with Dwayne H. Mulder) Contemporary Approaches to Philosophy, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1993.

(Editor, with J.D. Trout) Contemporary Materialism: A Reader, Routledge (New York, NY), 1994.

(Editor, with Thomas L. Carson) Morality and the Good Life, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1997.

(With J.D. Trout and Dwayne H. Mulder) The Theory of Knowledge, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1998.

(Editor, with Thomas L. Carson) Moral Relativism: A Reader, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 2000.

(Editor) The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 2002.

(Editor, with Daniel Howard-Snyder) Divine Hiddenness: New Essays, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2002.

(Editor, with Paul Copan) The Rationality of Theism, Routledge (New York, NY), 2003.

The Elusive God: Reorienting Religious Epistemology, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2008.

Work represented in anthologies, including Doubting: Contemporary Perspectives on Skepticism, edited by Glenn Ross and Michael Roth, Kluwer Academic (Hingham, MA), 1990; Supervenience: New Essays, edited by U.D. Yalcin and E.E. Savellos, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1994; and Meaning, Knowledge, and Value, edited by John Canfield, Routledge (New York, NY). General editor of the series "Studies in Epistemology and Cognitive Theory," Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 1989—; "Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy," Routledge, 1994; and "Oxford Handbooks of Philosophy," Oxford University Press (New York, NY). Contributor of more than one hundred articles and reviews to philosophy journals. Editor, American Philosophical Quarterly, 2007—.



Paul K. Moser Home Page, (February 19, 2008).

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