CV

Education
  • PhD. Filozofija biologije i evolucijsko objašnjenje morala [Philosophy of Biology and the Evolutionary Explanation of Morality]. Department of Philosophy, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies (2005)
  • MA. Evolucijska epistemologija i problem hipotetičkog realizma [Evolutionary Epistemology and the Problem of Hypothetical Realism]. Department of Philosophy, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies (2001)
  • BA. Plotinovo shvaćanje duše [Plotinus’ Conception of the Soul]. Department of Philosophy, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies (1998)
Employment History
  • Institute of Philosophy (Research Associate, 2018)
  • Department of Philosophy, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies (Associate Professor 2013–2018, Assistant Professor 2008-2013, Senior Assistant 2007-2008, Assistant 2001-2007)
  • University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies (Publications Manager, 1999-2001)
Teaching
  • 2019. Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. Graduate elective course: Ethics and New Technologies.
  • 2018. Department of Philosophy, Philosophical Faculty, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. Undergraduate and graduate elective course: Selected Topics in Applied Ethics.
  • 1998-2018. Department of Philosophy, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies. Undergraduate courses: Ethics 1, Utilitarianism, Ethical Relativism, Practical Ethics, Evolutionary Ethics, Kant’s Ethics, Modern Philosophy from Descartes to Kant, Basic Problems of Philosophy, Theories of Human Nature. Graduate courses: Ethics 2, Issues in Utilitarianism, Moral Enhancement, Philosophy of Science 1, Philosophy of Science 2, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophical Problems of Biology, Research Methodology. Postgraduate courses: Selected Topics in Applied Ethics, Theory of Evolution and Moral Psychology, Evolutionary Ethics.
Research Projects
  • Artificial Intelligence and Biotechnology of Moral EnhancementDepartment of Philosophy I, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Granada, sponsored by the Government of Spain (member, 2017-2019)
  • Gender Identity and the Ethics of Sex Reassignment Surgery, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies, short term research sponsored by the University of Zagreb (2013–2014)
  • Evolutionary Naturalism and the Problem of Moral Knowledge, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies, sponsored by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia (leader, 2008-2013)
  • The Problem of the Foundations in Classical Ethical Tradition, Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb, sponsored by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia (member, 2002-2004)
Professional Service
  • World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology [Commission mondiale d’éthique des connaissances scientifiques et des technologies (COMEST)] of UNESCO (member 2014-2017, rapporteur 2018-)
  • Pro-Fil: An Internet Journal of Philosophy (editorial board member, 2016)
  • Prolegomena: Journal of Philosophy (assistant editor 2002-2005, editor-in-chief 2006-2008, editorial board member 2009)
  • Society for the Advancement of Philosophy, Zagreb (vice-president 2004-2008, steering committee member 2013-2016)
  • Ethics Committee of the NewFelPro fellowship project of the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia (member, 2014-2017)
  • Department of Philosophy, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies (deputy head 2009-2010, head 2011-2015)
  • Commissioner for postgraduate studies and Chair of the Council for Postgraduate Studies, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies (2014-2015)
  • Committee for Quality Assurance, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies (2011-2016, member)
  • Ethics Committee, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies (member, 2009-2013)
  • Committee for Student Research and Artistic Work, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies (president, 2012-2013)
  • Committee for Publishing Activities, University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies (president, 2009-2011)
  • Section for Philosophy of the Matrix Croatica Society (president 2003-2005, secretary 1997-2000)
Memberships in Professional Associations
Reviewer for Scientific Journals
  • American Journal of Political Science
  • Biological Theory
  • Croatian Journal of Philosophy
  • Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review / Revue canadienne de philosophie
  • Kinesiology
  • Kroatologija
  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences
  • Prolegomena
Scholarships
  • 2002. Junior Fellow. Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Altenberg, Austria (three months)
  • 1998. Visiting Student. Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen (Philosophische Fakultät), Germany (three weeks)
  • 1996–1997. Scholarship of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia
  • 1995–1996. Scholarship of the University of Zagreb
Awards
  • 2014. Award for Publication of High International Visibility (University of Zagreb – Centre for Croatian Studies)
  • 1996. Rector’s Award (University of Zagreb)