Omerbasic-Schilio (2021): Das Problem der Nicht-Identität und die Grenzen der personenbezogenen Moral. Paderborn: Mentis.


Omerbasic-Schiliro, Alina (2023): Zur Eingrenzbarkeit des Problems der Nicht-Identität, in: - Zeitschrift für Praktische Philosophie, Band 10, Heft 1, 15-38.

Omerbasic, Alina (2018): Gene Editing, Non-Identity and the Notion of Harm, in: Braun, Matthias, Hannah Schickl and Peter Dabrock (Eds.):

Between Moral Hazard and Legal Uncertainty. Ethical, Legal and Societal Challenges of Human Genome Editing. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 67-81.

Omerbasic-Schiliro, Alina (im Druck): Monitoring physiologischer Daten im Alltag: Quell wissenschaftlichen Fortschritts auf Kosten von Privatheit, Selbstbestimmung und Solidarität? Ein moralphilosophischer Kommentar. In: Buchholtz, Gabriele und Laura Hering (Hrsg.): Digital Health – Zu den rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen der Digitalisierung im Gesundheitswesen (VÖ 2024).

Handbuchbeitrag: Der negative Utilitarismus, in: Bernward Gesang und Vuko Andric (Hrsg.): Handbuch Utilitarismus. Berlin: Metzler.


"Kymlicka, Will and Sue Donaldson: Zoopolis. A Political Theory of Animal Rights", in: TIERethik, Vol. 4, Issue 5, 2012/2, 137-140.

"La Barbera, Christopher: States of Nature. Animality and the Polis", in: TIERethik, Vol. 5, Issue 6, 2013/1, 181-184.

"Joy, Melanie: Warum wir Hunde lieben, Schweine essen und Kühe anziehen. Karnismus – eine Einführung", in: TIERethik, Vol. 5, Issue 7, 2013/2, 123-127.

"Tischler, Sabine: Menschen, Tiere und Moral. Neurophilosophische Überlegungen zum moralischen Status von Tieren", in: TIERethik, Vol. 6, Issue 8, 2014/1, 79-83.

"Ullrich, Jessica und Antonia Ulrich (eds.): Tierstudien 05/2014 – Tiere und Tod", in: TIERethik, Vol. 6, Issue 9, 2014/2, 110-113.

"Willett, Cynthia: Interspecies Ethics", in: TIERethik, Vol. 7, Issue 11, 2015/21, 103-106.

"Wirth, Sven et al. (Hrsg.): Das Handeln der Tiere. Tierliche Agency im Fokus der Human-Animal Studies", in: TIERethik, Vol. 8, Issue 11, 2016/1, 137-141.

"Boonin, David: The Non-Identity Problem and the Ethics of Future People", in: Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Vol. 19, 2016 (1), 273-275.

Conference Reports

Minding Animals Conference 2012, Utrecht, 4.-6. Juli 2012, TIERethik, 4. Jahrgang 2012/2, Heft 5.

Research Projects

Digital Technologies and the Good Life. Ethical Challenges of "Digital Health"

Given the current challenges in healthcare, the possibility of improving healthcare through digital networking and new technologies seems like the next logical step in an ongoing process of medical evolution. The term "Digital Health" now encompasses an overwhelming number of approaches that merge various digital solutions with everyday life, health maintenance, and disease management. Within the scope of this project, the focus will be less on specific technologies to be applied in the healthcare sector and more on the common value conflicts underlying their use. The goal is to contribute to raising awareness among both users and manufacturers about how the implementation and use of digital tools can subtly or significantly influence the "good life," a topic extensively discussed in philosophy, and the problems that may arise as a result.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Since April 2021 Research Assistant at the Chair of Political Philosophy and Ethics, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
  • Since October 2020 Research Associate at the Chair of Practical Philosophy at the University of Duisburg-Essen
  • October 2014 - September 2020 Academic Assistant at the Chair of Applied Ethics at the University of Potsdam
  • October 2011 - September 2014 Research assistant at the Institute for Practical Philosophy at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf with Prof. Dieter Birnbacher and Prof. Frank Dietrich
  • April 2011 - September 2011 Student assistant at the Institute for Practical Philosophy of the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf with Prof. Dieter Birnbacher
  • October 2011 - September 2014 Master studies in Philosophy at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
  • October 2008 - September 2011 Bachelor studies in the core subject Philosophy at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf; supplementary subject Musicology at the Robert-Schumann-University Düsseldorf

Research Fields

  • Applied ethics (bioethics, digitalization and ethics, medical ethics)
  • Metaethics (Non-Identity Problem)
  • Normative ethics
  • Philosophical pessimism (Schopenhauer)
  • Political Philosophy