Nicolae Morar

Nicolae Morar is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies and Associate Member of the Institute for Ecology and Evolution at the University of Oregon. Professor Morar earned his B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy from Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Purdue University.

He researches the line between non-human animals and humans and examines the characteristics that make one human. Additionally, Professor Morar researches bioethics and biopolitics and how technology impacts these areas.

Representative Publications

Kelly, Daniel, and Nicolae Morar. “Against the Yuck Factor: On the Ideal Role of Disgust in Society.” Utilitas 26.02 (2014): 153-177.

Springer, John A., et al. “Ethics, Privacy, and the Future of Genetic Information in Healthcare Information Assurance and Security.” Information Assurance and Security Ethics in Complex Systems: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, (2010): 186-205.

Beever, Jonathan, and Nicolae Morar. “The Porosity of Autonomy: Social and Biological Constitution of the Patient in Biomedicine.” The American Journal of Bioethics 16.2 (2016): 34-45.

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