Emilian Mihailov is the Executive Director of the Research Centre in Applied Ethics (CCEA) and a Lecturer at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest. He was a postdoctoral fellow of the Romanian Academy, Iasi Branch, and visiting researcher at Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. Among Emilian’s research interests are neuroethics, moral psychology, Kantian ethics, analytic moral philosophy, applied ethics, and the evolution of morality. Currently he is working on the implications of experimental moral psychology and neuroscience for normative and applied ethics.
Selection of recent publications
- Emilian Mihailov, Arhitectonica Moralității, Editura Paralela 45, 2017;
- Emilian Mihailov, Tenzin Wangmo, Victoria Federiuc, Bernice Elger (editors), Contemporary Debates in Bioethics: European Perspectives, De Gruyter, 2018.
- „Refocussing the nudge debate on organ donation”, in E. Mihailov, T. Wangmo, V.Federiuc, B. Elger (eds.), Contemporary Debates in Bioethics: European Perspectives, De Gruyter, 2018.
- „Cognitive Enhancement and Social Policy: Lessons from Chess”, co-authored with Julian Savulescu, Neuroethics, Volume 11, Issue 2, July 2018. Impact factor 1.311 / H-index 20; Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Social Science Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition.
- „Will cognitive enhancement create post‐persons? The use(lessness) of induction in determining the likelihood of moral status enhancement”, co-authored with Alexandru Dragomir, Bioethics, Volume 32, Issue 5, June 2018. Impact factor 1.66 /Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics), Science Citation Index Expanded (Clarivate Analytics)
- Is Deontology a Moral Confabulation?, Neuroethics, April, 2016 (http://link.springer.com/
- The Argument from Self-Defeating Beliefs Against Deontology, Ethical Perspectives, December, 2015 (Available here)
- Does the Origin of Normativity Stem from the Internalization of Dominance Hierarchies?, Symposion – Theoretical and Applied Inquiries in Philosophy and Social Sciences, 2015 (http://philpapers.org/archive/
- Intuitive methods of moral decision making, a philosophical plea, in Valentin Muresan, Shunzo Majima (eds.), Applied Ethics: Perspectives from Romania, Hokkaido University Press, 2013 (http://philpapers.org/archive/
- Moral Psychology and the Nature of Moral Judgement, A Critical Analysis of the Social Intuitionist Model (Psihologia morala si natura judecarii morale. O examinare critica a modelul social intuitionist), in Bogdan Olaru & Andrei Holman (eds.), Contribuţii la psihologia morală: evaluări ale rezultatelor şi noi cercetări empirice, Pro Universitaria, 2015. (Available here)