Elizabeth O'Neill is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy & Ethics at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Her areas of expertise include metaethics, epistemology, applied ethics, and philosophy of biology. She is particularly interested in the implications of biology and psychology for the epistemic status of our moral beliefs. Within applied ethics, her main interests are currently in data science ethics and ethical AI. In 2018-2019 she will be a research fellow at Cornell Tech's Digital Life Initiative.
Elizabeth O'Neill completed her PhD in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh in May 2015. Before that, she studied history and biology as an undergraduate at Brown University. Elizabeth has published in leading international journals such as Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Philosophy of Science, and Biology & Philosophy. She is a Senior Researcher at the 4TU Center for Ethics and Technology.
Generalization and the experience of obligations as externally imposed: Distinct contributors to the evolution of human cooperationBehavioral and Brain Sciences (2018)
Deep brain stimulation, authenticity and value: further reflectionsCambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics (2017)
Kinds of normsPhilosophy Compass (2017)
Deep brain stimulation, continuity over time, and the true selfCambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics (2016)
Which causes of moral beliefs matter?Philosophy of Science (2015)
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