Katinka Quintelier obtained her PhD in Philosophy from Ghent University, Belgium, in 2011. Her work was on individual differences in moral cognition and their relevance for moral philosophy. She studies how findings about human nature, cognition and evolution are relevant for ethics. In some of her research she conducts empirical studies on moral psychology, in casu folk moral relativism and the moral/conventional distinction. In other work she investigates the theoretical relationship between ethics and human evolution and cognition. She is a member of the interdisciplinary research group ‘The Moral Brain’.