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Alina Omerbasic-Schiliro

Research Areas

  • Applied Ethics (Bioethik, Digitalisierung und Ethik, Medizinethik)
  • Metaethics (Non-Identity Problem)
  • Normative Ethics
  • Philosophical Pessimism (Schopenhauer)
  • Political Philosophy

Research Projects

  • Dissertation: The Non-Identity Problem and the Limits of Person-Affecting Ethics (2020)

Curriculum Vitae

April 2021 - present Research Fellow, Chair of Practical Philosophy, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
October 2020 - present Research Fellow, Chair of Practical Philosophy, University Duisburg-Essen
October 2014 - September 2020 Research Associate am Lehrstuhl Angewandte Ethik der Universität Potsdam
October 2011 - September 2014 Graduate Assistant, Chair of Practical Philosophy, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
April 2011 - September 2011 Undergraduate Assistant, Chair of Practical Philosophy, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
October 2011 - September 2014 Master of Arts, Philosophy, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
October 2008 - September 2011 Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy/Musicology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf/Robert-Schumann-Hochschule Düsseldorf

Publications

Papers

  • Omerbasic, Alina (2018): Gene Editing, Non-Identity and the Notion of Harm, in: Braun, Matthias, Hannah Schickl and Peter Dabrock (Eds.): Between Moral Hazard and Legal Uncertainty. Ethical, Legal and Societal Challenges of Human Genome Editing. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 67-81.

Reviews

  • "Kymlicka, Will and Sue Donaldson: Zoopolis. A Political Theory of Animal Rights", in: TIERethik, Vol. 4, Issue 5, 2012/2, 137-140.
  • "La Barbera, Christopher: States of Nature. Animality and the Polis", in: TIERethik, Vol. 5, Issue 6, 2013/1, 181-184.
  • "Joy, Melanie: Warum wir Hunde lieben, Schweine essen und Kühe anziehen. Karnismus – eine Einführung", in: TIERethik, Vol. 5, Issue 7, 2013/2, 123-127.
  • "Tischler, Sabine: Menschen, Tiere und Moral. Neurophilosophische Überlegungen zum moralischen Status von Tieren", in: TIERethik, Vol. 6, Issue 8, 2014/1, 79-83.
  • "Ullrich, Jessica und Antonia Ulrich (eds.): Tierstudien 05/2014 – Tiere und Tod", in: TIERethik, Vol. 6, Issue 9, 2014/2, 110-113.
  • "Willett, Cynthia: Interspecies Ethics", in: TIERethik, Vol. 7, Issue 11, 2015/21, 103-106.
  • "Wirth, Sven et al. (Hrsg.): Das Handeln der Tiere. Tierliche Agency im Fokus der Human-Animal Studies", in: TIERethik, Vol. 8, Issue 11, 2016/1, 137-141.
  • "Boonin, David: The Non-Identity Problem and the Ethics of Future People", in: Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Vol. 19, 2016 (1), 273-275.

Conference Proceedings

  • Minding Animals Conference 2012, Utrecht, 4.-6. Juli 2012, TIERethik, 4. Jahrgang 2012/2, Heft 5.

Teaching (since 2014)

  • Seminars concerning Medical- and Bioethics (Emphasis on Animal and Environmental Ethics)
  • Seminars concerning classical and contemporary Problems in Political Philosophy
  • Seminars concerning Arthur Schopenhauer und Henry Sidgwick
  • Lectures on the Ethics of Digitization (Ethical Issues in Digital Health at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Potsdam)
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