Project title: Legal responsibility of cognitively enhanced persons
Principal investigator: Andrzej Girdwoyń, BA, MJur
Scientific advisor: Joanna Różyńska, PhD
Financing: Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Poland) – The Diamond Grant Programme
Project period: 2016- 2018 (30 months)
Project number: DI2015 006045
Project aims: Due to the unprecedended development of medical and biotechnological cognition human enhancement technologies, we are now facing a neccessity to redefine or reinterpret the basic concepts of law. The aim of the project is to analyse the problem of legal responsibility (especially liability) of congitively enhanced persons.
Key words: cognitive enhancement, capacities, responsibility, legal liability
Publication of the project results
- Girdwoyń, A., Różyńska, J. (2019). The Surgeon’s Failure to Enhance and Tort Liability. Polish Civil Law Perspective. In: Promises and Perils of Emerging Technologies for Human Condition, ed. P. Sykora. Peter Lang.
- Girdwoyń, A. (2017). Cognition Enhancement and the Principles of Continental Civil Law. 12th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics & Health Law UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, Limassol, Cypr, March 21-23.