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S. Matthew Liao

Philosopher, Bioethicist

S. Matthew Liao is a philosopher interested in a wide range of issues including ethics, epistemology, metaphysics, moral psychology, and bioethics. He is director and associate professor of the Center for Bioethics, and affiliated professor in the Department of Philosophy at New York University. He is the author or editor of The Right to Be Loved (Oxford University Press, 2015); Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights (Oxford University Press, 2015); and Moral Brains: The Neuroscience of Morality (Oxford University Press, 2016). He has given a TED talk in New York, a TEDx talk at CERN in Geneva, and has been featured in the New York Times, The Atlantic, The Guardian, the BBC, Harper’s Magazine, Sydney Morning Herald, Scientific American, and other media outlets. He is the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Moral Philosophy, a peer-reviewed international journal of moral, political, and legal philosophy.

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