Marija Selak

Research Interests

  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of history
  • Philosophy of technology
  • Bioethics


  • Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
  • Croatian Philosophical Society
  • European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare



  • Contemporary Manifestations of Evil and Attempts at Their Justification,
  • Jesenski and Turk, Zagreb, 2019, 229 p.
  • Human Nature and New Epoch, Breza, Zagreb, 2013, 264 p.
  • "Self(ie)”, Eidos. A Journal for Philosophy of Culture (1/2017), 61-66.
  • Moral Enhancement and the Reduction of Evil: How Can We Create a Better World?”,
  • Social Ecology: Journal for Ecological Thought and Sociological Research 26 (1-2/2017), 71-82.
  • “Ontological Status of War in Media-Represented Reality”, Philosophical Researches 37(1/2017), 39-47.
  • “Informed consent between bioethical theory and medical practice: a call for active vulnerability”, Facta Universitatis 15 (2/2017), 171-179.
  • “Religious science: some similarities between religious and transhumanist discourse”,
  • Scientific journal international dialogue: East-West (4/2015), 51-59.
  • Co-Authored with Lino Veljak, “The World as Human-Produced World in the Philosophy of Giambattista Vico”, Synthesis Philosophica 60 (2/2015), 179–187.
  • “The Concept of the World and the Methodology of the New Science”, The Signs of Time 63 (2014), 251-258.
  • “Dis/functionality of Pre/face: Boundaries and Possibilities”, Philosophical Investigations 129 (1/2013), 61-68.
  • “Human Enhancement and Human Nature”, in: Walter Schweidler (ed.), Bioethik – Medizin – Politik / Bioethics – Medicine – Politics, Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 2012, 113-120.
  • “Karl Löwith as a Precursor and Incentive to the Idea of Integrative Bioethics”, in: Amir Muzur, Hans-Martin Sass (eds.), Fritz Jahr and the Foundations of Global Bioethics. The Future of Integrative Bioethics, Münster et al.: LIT Verlag, 2012, 131-138.