Dr. Tatjana Višak

Dr. Tatjana Višak
Akademische Mitarbeiterin
Universität Mannheim
Lehr­stuhl Philosophie II
L 9, 5 – Raum 002
68161 Mannheim
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Tatjana Višak ist, mit kurzer Unterbrechung, seit 2013 wissenschaft­liche Mitarbeiterin am Lehr­stuhl Philosophie II mit Schwerpunkt Wirtschafts­ethik. In den letzten zwanzig Jahren war sie an verschiedenen Universitäten im In- und Ausland in Lehre und Forschung auf dem Gebiet der Ethik tätig. Sie studierte Politik­wissenschaften an der Universität Leiden (Niederlande) und schloss 2011 an der Universität Utrecht (Niederlande) ihre Promotion in der Angewandten Ethik ab. Ihre Forschung konzentriert sich auf Moraltheorie, insbesondere Konsequentialismus, auf Werttheorie, insbesondere Fragen über Wohlergehen, den Wert des Lebens und des Todes, sowie auf Angewandte Ethik, insbesondere Tierethik, Bevölkerungs­ethik und Bioethik. Ihre Lehr­veranstaltungen umfassen neben Moraltheorie, Werttheorie und Angewandter Ethik auch Politische Philosophie, Metaethik und breitere philosophische Themen.


    Publikationen

  • Bücher

    • (2013). Killing Happy Animals. Explorations in Utilitarian Ethics. Palgrave MacMillan, New York.
  • Herausgegebene Bücher

    • (2016). Co-edited with Robert Garner, The Ethics of Killing Animals. Oxford University Press, New York.
  • Zeitschriftenartikel (peer-reviewed)

    • (2018). “Engineering Life Expectancy and Non-Identity Cases”, in Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 31 (2), 281–293.
    • (2017). “Understanding Meaning of Life In Terms Of Reasons For Action”, in Journal of Value Inquiry 51 (3), 507–530.
    • (2017). “Preventing the Suffering of Free-Living Animals: Should Animal Advocates Begin the Killing?”, in Journal of Animal Ethics 7 (1), 78–95.
    • (2015). “Sacrifices of Self are Prudential Harms: A Reply to Carbonell”, in Journal of Ethics 19 (2), 219–229.
    • (2013). Co-authored with J. Balcombe. “The Applicability of the Self-fulfilment Account of Welfare to Non-human Animals, Babies and Mentally Disabled Humans”, in: Philosophy and Public Policy 31 (2).
    • (2013). “Kommentar zu Wessels Glück-Wunsch Ethik: Probleme bezüglich Implikationen und Fundierung, und ein Verbesserungs­vorschlag” (“Comment on Wessel’s Happiness-Desire Ethics: Problems Regarding Its Implications and Foundations and a Suggestion for Improvement”), in: Zeitschrift für philosophische Forschung (Journal of Philosophical Enquiry) 2.
    • (2013). Co-authored with J. Leuven. “Ryder’s Painism and his Criticism of Utilitarianism”, in: Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 26 (2).
    • (2006). Co-authored with F.L.B. Meijboom and F.W.A. Brom. “From Trust to Trustworthiness: Why Information is Not Enough in the Food Sector”, in: Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 19 (5), 427–442. – 4 –
    • (2004). Co-authored with L.W. Kranenburg, W. Weimar, W. Zuidema, M. de Klerk, M. Hilhorst, J. Passchier, J.N. Ijzermans, J.J. Busschbach. “Starting a Crossover Kidney Transplantation Program in the Netherlands: Ethical and Psychological Considerations”, in: Transplantation, 78 (2), 194–7.
  • Buchkapitel

    • (2018). “Utilitarian Plant Ethics”, in: Kallhoff, A. et al (eds.) Plant Ethics – Principles, Norms, and Applications, Routledge.
    • (2018). “Argument from Marginal Cases”, in: Ach, J.S., Borchers, D. (eds.) Handbuch Tierethik (The Animals Ethics Handbook), Metzler Verlag.
    • (2018). “Dürfen wir Tiere Töten?” (“May We Kill Animals?”), in: Ach, J.S., Borchers, D. (eds.), Handbuch Tierethik (The Animals Ethics Handbook), Metzler Verlag.
    • (2017). “Cross-Species Comparisons of Welfare”, in: Woodhall, A., Garmendia de Trindade, G. (eds.), Ethical and Political Approaches to Non-Human Animal Issues, Palgrave MacMillan, New York.
    • (2016). “La Valeur de la Vie: des Comparassions à Travers des Espèces” (“The value of life: comparisons across species boundaries”) in: Dardenne, E., Giroux, V., Utria, E. (eds.), Peter Singer et la Libération Animale, 40 Ans Plus Tard (Peter Singer and Animal Liberation, 40 Years On), Rennes University Press, Rennes.
    • (2016). “Introduction”, in: Visak, T., Garner, R. (eds.), The Ethics of Killing Animals. Oxford University Press, New York.
    • (2016). “Do Utilitarians Need to Accept the Replaceability Argument?”, in: Visak, T., Garner, R. (eds.), The Ethics of Killing Animals, Oxford University Press, New York.
    • (2016). “Lebensqualität als Selbstverwirklichung” (“Quality of Life as Selffulfillment”), in: Kipke, R., Kovács, L., Lutz, R. (eds.), Lebensqualität in der Medizin (Quality of Life in Medical Practice), Springer, Berlin.
    • (2015). “Improving Welfare: a Context-Based Approach”, in: Graf, G., Schweiger, G. (eds.), Well-being of Children, De Gruyter, Berlin.
    • (2015). “Environmental Ethics”, in: Vedwan, N. (ed.) An Integrated Approach to Environmental Management, Wiley, New York.
    • (2012). “Daniel Haybron’s Theory of Welfare and its Implications for Animal Welfare Assessment”, in: Potthast, T. (ed.), Climate Change and Sustainable Development. Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen. – 5 – 
    • (2010). “Do Animals Count for Less?”, in: Romeo Casabona, C.M., Escajedo, L., Emaldi, A. (eds.), Global Food Security: Ethical and Legal Challenges, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen.
    • (2009). “Can Killing be Justified? A Dismissal of the Replaceability Argument”, in: Millar, K., Hobson West, P., Nerlich, B. (eds.), Ethical Futures: Bioscience and Food Horizons, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen.
    • (2007). Co-authored with F.W.A. Brom and F. Meijboom. “Food, Citizens and Market. The Quest for Responsible Consuming”, in: Frewer, L., Van Trijp, H. (eds.), Understanding Consumers of Food Products, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge.
    • (2006). “How Animal-friendly Should Our Agricultural Practice Become?”, in: Kaiser, M., Lien, M.E. (eds.). Ethics and the Politics of Food. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen.
    • (2005). Co-authored with F.W.A. Brom and F.L.B. Meijboom. “Food, Citizens and Market. The Quest for Responsible Consuming”. In: Pothast, T., Baumgartner, C., en Engels, E.-M. (eds.) Die Richtigen Masse für die Nahrung. Bio­technologie, Landwirtschaft und Lebensmittel in Ethischer Perspektive. Francke Verlag, Basel, 115–132.
    • (2003). “The Moral Relevance of Naturalness”, in: Drees, W.B. (ed.), Is Nature Ever Evil? Religion, Science and Value, Routledge, London.
    • (2003). “The Normative Relevance of Disputes in Primatology”, in: Drees, W.B. (ed.), Is Nature Ever Evil? Religion, Science and Value, Routledge, London.
  • Rezensionen

    • (2014) Review: The Point of View of the Universe. Sidgwick and Contemporary Ethics. By Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek and Peter Singer, in: Ethical Perspectives 21 (3), 469–471.
    • (2014). Review: Towards a Right-Libertarian Welfare State. An Analysis of Right Libertarian Principles and their Implications. By Joachim Wündisch, in: Philosophical Quarterly.
    • (2014). Review: Environmental Ethics: An Overview for the Twenty-First Century, second edition. By Robin Attfield, in: Ethical Perspectives 21 (3), 461–463.
    • (2014). Review: Death. By Shelly Kagan, in: Ethical Perspectives 21 (1), 142–144.
    • (2012). Review: Zoopolis. A Political Theory of Animal Rights. By Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka, in: Philosophical Quarterly.
    • (2005). Review: Umweltethik – Umwelthandeln. Ein Beitrag zur Lösung des Motivations­problems. By Christoph Baumgartner, in: Ethical Perspectives.