I am a researcher and lecturer at the Philosophy Department of the University of Graz, Austria. Currently, I am visiting the University of Tokyo on a fellowship by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

My main areas of research are metaethics and moral psychology. In particular, I am interested in the validity and metaethical relevance of empirical studies on morality (such as studies on folk moral realism, the evolution of morality, and moral judgements’ relation to emotions).

Further research interests include the philosophy of Albert Camus, intergenerational justice, environmental ethics, and basic needs.

My articles have been…

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