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Department of Philosophy

Pascale Willemsen

Pascale Willemsen, Dr.

  • SNF Ambizione Fellow (Principal Investigator)
+41 44 634 85 37
UZH Philosophisches Seminar, Zollikerstrasse 117, CH-8008 Zürich
Room number
ZOA 2 217


  • Moral Psychology
  • Theory of Action
  • Metaethics
  • Experimental Philosophy

Curriculum vitae

Since 01/2022 Principal Investigator of the SNSF Ambizione Research Group “Investigating Thick Ethical Concepts – Philosophical and Empirical Perspectives”

09/2019 – 12/2021

Postdoc at the SNSF Eccellenza Research Group of Kevin Reuter
Habilitation Project (working title): Morality – Through Thick and Thin

04/2018 – 09/2019

Assistant Professor in Philosophy at the Chair for Philosophy of Mind,
Managing Director  and Student Consultant for the Master’s Program Cognitive Science, Ruhr-Unversity Bochum

10/2017 – 03/2018

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department for Experimental Psychology, University College London

06/2017 – 09/2018

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair for Philosophy of Mind, Ruhr-University Bochum


GdF Dissertation Prize for outstanding interdisciplinary dissertations at Ruhr-University Bochum, Gesellschaft der Freunde der Ruhr-Universität Bochum

01/2014 – 06/2017

PhD in Philosophy, Ruhr-University Bochum, Dissertation Topic: “Investigating the Role of Causal Responsibility for the Attribution of Moral Responsibility”, Committee: Albert Newen (first supervisor), Edouard Machery (second supervisor), Corinna Mieth, Tobias Schlicht, James Wilberding
Grade: summa cum laude (highest possible distinction)

08/2015 – 11/2015

Visiting Fellow at the Department of Philosophy and the Program of Cognitive Science, Yale University, Host: Joshua Knobe

09/2012 – 08/2013

MSc. in Philosophy of Science, London School of Economics and Political Science

10/2007 – 09/2012

M.A. and B.A. in Philosophy and Linguistics and Communication Studies, RWTH Aachen



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