Samuel Laves is a doctoral student at in Philosophy at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in literature at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont, USA, he went on to complete his master’s degree in philosophy at the University of Amsterdam and his research master’s degree in philosophy at KU Leuven in Belgium. Under the supervision of Benjamin De Mesel, he completed his research master thesis, entitled “Moral Certainty and the Unreflective Basis of Our Moral Reasoning”, a shorter version of which was published in the Philosophical Forum under the title “Between Realism and Relativism: Moral Certainty as a Third Option”. He is now developing a PhD thesis building on the results of his research master thesis, under the supervision of Prof. Nuno Venturinha, entitled “Wittgenstein, Intuitionism, and the Unreflective Basis of Our Moral Reasoning”, for which he received an FCT fellowship. His main research interests are in the later philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein (especially On Certainty), moral epistemology, metaethics, and philosophy of language.