Lily Frank is a Philosopher and an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Ethics at the Technical University of Eindhoven, in the Netherlands. Her areas of specialization are biomedical ethics, biotechnology, moral psychology and ethics. Her current research focuses on issues at the intersection of applied ethics, specifically bioethics and metaethics and moral psychology, such as moral expertise, moralization of health conditions, and technology and moral progress. She is also working on issues in reproductive ethics including abortion and the artificial uterus. Other teaching topics include Technology and Quality of Life; Human Enhancement, Technology & Transhumanism; and the Quantified Self in Health. The NWO/MVI interdisciplinary research program ‘mobile support systems for behavior change’ involves the Philosophy and Ethics group at TU/e, the Human Technology Interaction group at TU/e, and Philips Research and examines the opportunities for support systems that promote a healthier lifestyle by helping to change the user's behavior, opened up by mobile devices and social media.
Lily Eva Frank received bachelor’s degree from Smith College where she studied philosophy and economics. She completed her doctorate in Philosophy in 2014 from The Graduate Center, City University of New York, where her dissertation committee included Professors Steven Cahn, Rosamond Rhodes, Jesse Prinz, Stefan Baumrin, and Hagop Sarkissian. Her doctoral research focused on naturalistic forms of moral realism, moral motivation, and normativity. From 2007 to 2013 she was an Ethics Fellow at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. She has also held teaching positions at Hunter College and Queens College, City University of New York. Currently she is also a Senior Researcher at the 4TU Center for Ethics and Technology.
Swiping left on the quantified relationshipThe American Journal of Bioethics (2018)
Swiping Left on the Quantified Relationship: Exploring the Potential Soft ImpactsThe American Journal of Bioethics (2018)
Steve Clarke, Julian Savulescu, Tony Coady, Alberto Giubilini, and Sagar Sanyal: the ethics of human enhancement: understanding the debateEthical Theory and Moral Practice (2017)
From sex robots to love robots: is mutual love with a robot possible?(2017)
Robot sex and consentArtificial Intelligence and Law (2017)
- Let's Make Humans Better: Emhancement, Technology & Transhumanism
- Learning Sequence Quality of Life
- Learning line Quality of Life: projects
- Happiness, Health, and Values
- The Quantified Self in Health
- USE basic: Ethics and history of technology
- Supervisor of students, The bioethics Prgram at Union Graduate College/Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai