Dual Character Concepts


funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation


Research Output of the Project


Willemsen, P., Reuter, K. (accepted). Separating the evaluative from the descriptive: An empirical study of thick concepts. Thought.

Willemsen, P., Reuter, K. (2020). Separability and the effect of valence. In Denison, Mack, Xu, Armstrong (Eds.), Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Reuter, K., Löschke, J., Betzler, M. (2020). What is a colleague? The descriptive and normative dimension of a dual character concept. Philosophical Psychology.

Reuter, K. (2019). Dual character concepts. Philosophy Compass, Read here.


Reuter, K., Baumgartner, L., Willemsen, P. (submitted). Tracing thick concepts through corpora.

In preparation:

Willemsen, P., Baumgartner, L., Frohofer, S., Reuter, K. (in preparation). Thick concepts in legal and ordinary discourse.

Reuter, K. (in preparation). Re-engineering Social Role Concepts: Gender Bias and the Normative Dimension of Conceptual Representation.