Michele Farisco

Michele Farisco is part of CRB’s neuroethics research team. He was recently appointed Associate Professor of Moral Philosophy in Italy. He holds a degree in Philosophy from University of Naples “L’Orientale” in 2003, a PhD in “Ethics and Anthropology. History and Foundation” from University of Lecce in 2008 and a Master degree in Biolaw from the University of Rome “Lumsa” in 2009. He spent time on an exchange grant from the European Neuroscience and Society Network within the European Science Foundation joining the Coma Science Group of the University of Liège (Belgium). He is the head of the “Science and society” research unit of Biogem Genetic Research Centre in Ariano Irpino (Italy).

He is the author of three books and several articles about posthuman philosophy and philosophical, ethical and legal implications (ELSI) of genetics and neuroscience.

Michele Farisco is currently working on his second PhD about the neuroscience of disorders of consciousness (from laboratory to clinics). He will study the ethical and legal issues emerging from neuroscientific investigation of Disorders of Consciousness and related technological applications. The project is a part of the European Union flagship Human Brain Project.



Michele Farisco | 18 Nov 2017 |
tags: consciousness, disorders of consciousness
We should avoid becoming biased by “consciousness-centrism”
 

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