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Dr. Silviya Serafimova is an Associate Professor at the Department of Ethical Studies (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at BAS) and a former fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies (2014-2015). She holds a doctoral degree in ethics from Sofia University and has been a visiting scholar at the University of Copenhagen and the University of Bergen. Serafimova has published in different areas of ethics, including Scandinavian ethics, environmental ethics, machine ethics and meta-ethics. She is the author of 7 monographs and more than 45 articles for peer-reviewed journals.


Scandinavian ethics, environmental ethics, machine ethics and metaethics

Serafimova, S. In Search of the “Helpless Universe’s Captive”. A Glimpse to Peter Wessel Zapffe’s Philosophical Heritage. Sofia, Avangard Prima, 2019. 522 p.
Serafimova, S. Whose Morality? Which Rationality? Challenging Artificial Intelligence as a Remedy for the Lack of Moral Enhancement. Humanit Soc Sci Commun 7, 119, 2020.
Serafimova, S. Challenging AI Simulacra of Ethical Deliberation. Some Problems of Ethicopolitics of Algorithms. In: Fitpatrick, N. & McGarrigle, C. (eds.). Techné Logos and the (Neg) anthropocene: the First Annual Conference of the European Culture and Technology Laboratory. Dublin: EUt+ Academic Press, 2023, pp. 63-78. doi:10.21427/2rn3-pw70.
Serafimova, S. Challenging the Capability Approach in the Context of Environmental, Ecological and Multispecies Justice. Trace: Journal for Human-Animal Studies Vol. 9, 2023, pp. 82-99.