European Moral Psychology Research Group

Links and Functions

Breadcrumb Navigation

Pascale Willemsen

Dr Pascale Willemsen

Assistant Professor

Areas of research

moral responsibility, free will, agency, the folk concept of lying, causal cognition, omissions, experimental philosophy


Institute of Philosophy, Ruhr-University Bochum

Selected publications:

  • Willemsen, P. Investigating the role of causal responsibility for the attribution of moral responsibility. Münster: Mentis Verlag.[forthcoming]
  • Willemsen, P. The relevance of alternative possibilities for the attribution of moral responsibility, Oxford Series in Experimental Philosophy, Oxford University Press. [forthcoming]
  • Willemsen, P. & Kirfel, L. (2018). Recent empirical work on the relationship between causal judgments and norms, Philosophy Compass, 14(1), e12562.
  • Wiegmann, A., Rutschmann, R.,  Willemsen, P. (2017). Empirically investigating the concept of lying, Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 34(3), 591-609.