Ernest C. Mossner

Ernest C. Mossner

Fellow: Awarded 1939
Field of Study: Intellectual and Cultural History
Fellow: Awarded 1945
Field of Study: Intellectual and Cultural History

Competition: US & Canada

Education: Syracuse University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

MOSSNER, ERNEST CAMPBELL:  Appointed for studies of the life and works of David Hume, in particular his contributions to the history of thought; tenure, twelve months from June 1, 1939.

Born October 22, 1907, in New York City.  Education:  College of the City of New York, B.A., 1929; Columbia University, M.A., 1930, Ph.D., 1936 (Columbia University Fellow, 1934–35).

Fellow in English, 1929–30, Tutor, 1930–34, Instructor, 1935–37, College of the City of New York; Associate Professor of English, 1937—, Syracuse University.

Publications:  Bishop Butler and the Age of Reason: A Study in the History of Thought, 1936. Editor of Justa Edovardo King, 1939. Articles in Theology, Philosophical Review, Mind, Philosophy.

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