Concordia University

Dr. Curtis Sommerlatte

Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Office: S-M 110 
M Annex,
2135 Mackay
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2597
Website(s): Personal Website
Availability: Wednesdays 1:00-2:00, Thursdays 4:00-5:00, or by appointment


Indiana University, Bloomington
2008-16, Ph.D. in Philosophy (Minor in 18th-Century Studies)

Freie Universität, Berlin
2011-12 Direct Exchange Fellowship with IUB

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
2006-08, M.A. in Philosophy

Southwestern University
2002-06, B.A. in Economics (Minor in Philosophy), summa cum laude

Teaching activities

Fall 2017-18

PHIL 235 – Biomedical Ethics
PHIL 360 – Rationalism
PHIL 374 – Kant & 19th Century Philosophy
PHIL 480/612 – Plato's Epistemology

Winter 2016-17

PHIL 235 – Biomedical Ethics
PHIL 361 – Empiricism
PHIL 485/607 – Kant's Critique of Pure Reason

Fall 2016-17

PHIL 235 – Biomedical Ethics
PHIL 360 – Rationalism
PHIL 374 – Kant & 19th Century Philosophy



(forthcoming 2017.) “Sartre’s Case for Nonthetic Consciousness: The Ground of the Cartesian Cogito’s Certainty and the Methodological Basis for Phenomenological Ontology”, Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie.

2016. “Empirical Cognition in the Transcendental Deduction: Kant’s Starting Point and his Humean Problem”, Kantian Review 21:3, 437-463.


(forthcoming 2018) “Erkenntnis in Kant’s Logical Works”. In Akten des 12. Internationalen Kant-Kongresses. Eds. Violetta L. Waibel and Margit Ruffing. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.


2016. “Sofia Miguens, Gerhard Preyer, and Clara Bravo Morando, eds., Pre-Reflective Consciousness: Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind.” Sartre Studies International 22:2.

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