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Chad Kautzer

Chad Kautzer

Associate Professor

15-Philosophy Building

Ph.D., Stony Brook University

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Research Statement

Professor Kautzer’s historical interests include modern natural law and German idealist theories of subjective right, legal personality, moral subjectivity, and private property. His contemporary philosophical interests include pluralist theories of social and economic justice, methodologies of critique, theories of property, as well as postcolonial, race, and feminist theory. He is the author of Radical Philosophy: An Introduction (Routledge, 2015) and co-editor of Pragmatism, Nation, and Race: Community in the Age of Empire (Indiana University Press, 2009). He is presently working on two book projects, tentatively titled Hegel and the Colonial World: From European Freedom to Decolonial Resistance and Good Guys with Guns: Whiteness, Masculinity, and the New Politics of Sovereignty.