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Francesca Minerva

Research fellow at the University of Milan.

Francesca Minerva is author of the book The Ethics of Cryonics and a research fellow at the University of Milan. Her research focuses on applied philosophy, including lookism, conscientious objection, abortion, academic freedom, and cryonics. She is the author of The Ethics of Cryonics: Is It Moral to be Immortal? (2018), over thirty academic papers, and two lectures for The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. Now, she is co-founding The Journal of Controversial Ideas, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal which promotes academic freedom, alongside renowned philosophers Peter Singer and Jeff McMahan. The idea originated after Ms. Minerva published “After-birth abortion: why should the baby live?” in the Journal of Medical Ethics, experiencing death threats and obstacles to employment soon thereafter.

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See also: Academia University of Milan (La Statale) - Public research university.

Details last updated 11-Mar-2021

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H+ Roundtable "Brain Enhancement & Rights"


Online event about brain enhancement organized by Humanity+ with Anders Sandberg and Francesca Minerva (FREE)