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    The Problem of Relevant Descriptions and the Scope of Moral Principles
    European Journal of Philosophy 25 (4): 1588-1613. 2017.
    In her seminal attack on modern moral philosophy, G. E. M. Anscombe claims that Kant's ‘rule about universalizable maxims is useless without stipulations as to what shall count as a relevant description of an action with a view to constructing a maxim about it’. Although this so-called problem of relevant descriptions has received considerable attention in the literature, there is little agreement on how it should be understood or solved. My aim in this paper is, first, to clarify the problem by…Read more
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    Lying Without Saying Something False? A Cross-Cultural Investigation of the Folk Concept of Lying in Russian and English Speakers
    with Louisa M. Reins, Alex Wiegmann, and Olga P. Marchenko
    Review of Philosophy and Psychology 1-28. forthcoming.
    The present study examines cross-cultural differences in people’s concept of lying with regard to the question of whether lying requires an agent to say something they believe to be false. While prominent philosophical views maintain that lying entails that a person explicitly expresses a believed-false claim, recent research suggests that people’s concept of lying might also include certain kinds of deception that are communicated more indirectly. An important drawback of previous empirical wor…Read more
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    Laura Papish, Kant on Evil, Self-Deception, and Moral Reform
    Journal of Moral Philosophy 19 (1): 107-110. 2022.
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    Kontextualismus und normative Autorität. Kommentar zu From a Rational Point of View
    Zeitschrift für Philosophische Forschung 76 (1): 89-94. 2022.