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Geoffrey Dierckxsens
Geoffrey Dierckxsens Head of IRLaB

Geoffrey Dierckxsens is head of the Interdisciplinary Research Lab for Bioethics (IRLaB) at the Department of Contemporary Continental Philosophy in Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) in Prague. He recently received the Lumina Quaeruntur Award from the Academy to establis...

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Areti Theofilopoulou
Areti Theofilopoulou Postdoc

Areti Theofilopoulou is a moral and political philosopher whose current research is on the ethics of personal relationships, with a special interest in abuse and neglect. She recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at the University of Hong Kong. Prio...

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Lasse Bergmann
Lasse Bergmann Postdoc

Lasse Bergmann is a philosopher of mind and cognitive scientist with a strong focus on embodied/enacted cognition and moral cognition. He was mainly educated at the Institute of Cognitive Science in Osnabrück, being awarded his B.Sc., M.Sc., and PhD in 2015,17,20 respectively. His work is focused on...

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Barbora Steinlauf
Barbora Steinlauf Ph. D.

Barbora Steinlauf has graduated from the Law Faculty of the Charles University in Prague. She finished her Ph.D in Theoretical Legal Sciences. In her legal research, she focuses on civil law aspects of the provision of palliative care. She is also a graduate of the Medical Ethics and Law master's pr...

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Petr Kouba
Petr Kouba Senior Advisor

Petr Kouba studied philosophy at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University, where he continued his doctoral studies. During his doctoral studies, he studied at the University of Zurich (2000-2001), Duquesne University in Pittsburgh (2001-2002) and the University of Lausanne (2003-2004). After gradua...

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