2024 and Forthcoming

Coninx, S., Willemsen, P., Reuter, K. (2024). Pain linguistics: A case for pluralism. The Philosophical Quarterly. Read here.

Reuter, K. (forthcoming) The ambiguity of “true” in English, German, and Chinese. Asian Journal of Philosophy.

Willemsen, P., Baumgartner, L., Cepollaro, B., & Reuter, K. (2024). Evaluative deflation, social expectations, and the zone of moral indifference. Cognitive Science, 48(1), e13406. Read here.

Reuter, K., Baumgartner, L. (2024). Conspiracy theories are not theories: Time to rename conspiracy theories. In Isaac, MG, Koch, S., Scharp, K. (eds.) New Perspectives on Conceptual Engineering (Volume 3: Applied Conceptual Engineering). Springer.

Reuter, K., Baumgartner, L. (forthcoming). Corpus analysis: A case study on the use of 'conspiracy theory'. in Kornmesser, Bauer, Reuter et al. (Eds.) Experimental Philosophy for Beginners. Read here.

Reuter, K. (forthcoming). Empirische Erfoschung des Bewusstseins. in Vera Hoffmann-Kolss (Ed.) Handbuch Philosophie des Geistes. Metzler Verlag. Read here.

Bauer, A., Kornmesser, S., Reuter, K., et al. (2024). Experimental philosophy for beginners. Springer.

Reuter, K. (forthcoming). Experimental philosophy of consciousness. in S. Nichols, J. Knobe (Eds.). Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy. Vol.5. Read here.


Reuter, K., Baumgartner, L., Willemsen, P. (2023). Tracing thick and thin concepts through corpora. Language and Cognition.

Beisbart, C., Reuter, K., (2023). What is the folk concept of life? Australasian Journal of Philosophy. 101(2). Read here.

Napolitano, M.G., Reuter, K. (2023). Is conspiracy theory a case of conceptual domination? Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, 12(11):74-82.

Sytsma, J., Willemsen, P., Reuter, K. (2023). Mutual entailment between causation and responsibility. Philosophical Studies.

Reuter, K., Neufeld, E., Del Pinal, G. (2023). Asymmetry effects in generic and quantified generalizations. Proc. of the Cognitive Science Society. Read here.

Brun, G., Herfeld, C., Reuter, K. (2023) (Guest Editors). Concept formation in the natural and social sciences. Synthese, Topical Collection.

Goldberg, B., Reuter, K., Sytsma, J. (2023). The history of the concept of pain: How the experts came to be out of touch with the folk. in Hens, K., De Block, A. (eds) Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Medicine. Read here.

Willemsen, P., Baumgartner, L., Frohofer, S., Reuter, K. (2023). Examining evaluativity in legal discourse. A comparative corpus-linguistic study of thick concepts. in Magen, S., Prochownik, K. (eds) Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Law. Read here.


Reuter, K., Messerli, M., Barlassina, L. (2022). Not more than a feeling: An experim. investig. into the folk concept of happiness, Thought. Read here.

Reuter, K., Brun, G. (2022). Empirical studies on truth and the project of re-engineering truth. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly. Read here.

Messerli, M., Fink, J., Reuter, K. (2022). The varying rationality of weakness of the will. Synthese. Read here.

Messerli, M., Reuter, K. (2022). Can commitments cause counterpreferential choices?. Journal of Economic Methodology. Read here.

Baumgartner, L., Willemsen, P., Reuter, K. (2022). The polarity effect of evaluative language. In Philosophical Psychology. Read here.

Huber, L., Reuter, K., Caccione, T. (2022). Adults and children don't think they are free: A skeptical look at agent causationism. in Wiegmann, A., Willemsen, P. (eds) Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Causation. Read here.


Napolitano, G., Reuter, K. (2021). What is a conspiracy theory? Erkenntnis. Read here.

Díaz, R., Reuter, K. (2021). Feeling the right way: Normative influences on people's use of emotion concepts. Mind & Language. Read here.

Willemsen, P., Reuter, K. (2021). Separating the evaluative from the descriptive: An empirical study of thick concepts. Thought. Read here.

Cova, F., Strickland, B., Reuter, K., et al. (2021). Estimating the reproducibility of experimental philosophy. Review of Philosophy and Psychology.


Reuter, K., Sytsma, J. (2020). Unfelt pain. Synthese.

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., Sienhold, M., & Sytsma, J. (2019). Putting pain in its proper place. Analysis, 79(1), 72-82. Read here.

Sytsma, J., Bluhm, R., Willemsen, P., Reuter, K. (2019). Causal attributions and corpus analysis, in E. Fischer and M. Curtis (Eds.), Methodological Advances in Experimental Philosophy, Bloomsbury. Read here.

Messerli, M., Reuter, K. (2019). Decisions against preferences. In A.K. Goel, C.M. Seifert, & C. Freksa (Eds.), Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.



Reuter, K., & Messerli, M. (2018). Transformative decisions. The Journal of Philosophy, 115(6), 313-335. Read here

Cova, F., Strickland, B., ... & Reuter, K. (2018). Estimating the reproducibility of experimental philosophy. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 1-36.

Reuter, K., Brössel, P. (2018). No knowledge required. Episteme.


Del Pinal, G., & Reuter, K. (2017). Dual character concepts in social cognition: Commitments and the normative dimension of conceptual representation. Cognitive science, 41, 477-501. Read here.

Reuter, K. (2017). The developmental challenge to the paradox of pain. Erkenntnis, 82(2), 265-283. Read here.

Messerli, M., & Reuter, K. (2017). Hard cases of comparison. Philosophical Studies, 174(9), 2227-2250. Read here.

Del Pinal, G., Madva, A., & Reuter, K. (2017). Stereotypes, conceptual centrality and gender bias: an empirical investigation. Ratio, 30(4), 384-410. Read here.

Sytsma, J., & Reuter, K. (2017). Experimental philosophy of pain. Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 34(3), 611-628. Read here.

Reuter, K., & Messerli, M. (2017). How Not to Characterise a Hard Choice. Ratio, 30(4), 494-521. Read here.

Reuter, K., Werning, M., Kuchinke, L., & Cosentino, E. (2017). Reading words hurts: the impact of pain sensitivity on people’s ratings of pain-related words. Language and Cognition, 9(3), 553-567. Read here.


Willemsen, P., & Reuter, K. (2016). Is there really an omission effect?. Philosophical Psychology, 29(8), 1142-1159. Read here.

Kim, H. E., Poth, N., Reuter, K., & Sytsma, J. (2016). Where is your pain? A Cross-cultural Comparison of the Concept of Pain in Americans and South Koreans. Studia Philosophica Estonia, 9(1), 136-169. Read here.


Reuter, K. (2014). What is the relation between content and representation?. D. Hommen, C., Kann, T. Osswald (eds.), Concepts and Categorization, Münster: Mentis Verlag.

Reuter, K., Kirfel, L., Van Riel, R., & Barlassina, L. (2014). The good, the bad, and the timely: how temporal order and moral judgment influence causal selection. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1336. Read here.

Reuter, K., Phillips, D., & Sytsma, J. (2014). Hallucinating pain. Advances in experimental philosophy of mind, 75-99.

Reuter, K. (2014). The Importance of Intentions in Introspection. In JL Austin on language (pp. 197-211). Palgrave Macmillan, London.


Reuter, K. (2013). Inferring sensory experiences. In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (Vol. 35, No. 35). 1217-1222.


Reuter, K. (2011). Distinguishing the appearance from the reality of pain. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 18(9-10), 94-109. Read here.

Reuter, K. (2011). Is imagination introspective?. Philosophia, 39(1), 31-38. Read here.