Matthew Liao is a philosopher interested in a wide range of issues including ethics, epistemology, metaphysics, moral psychology, and bioethics. He is the Director of the Center for Bioethics and Affiliated Professor at New York University. He is the author or editor of The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence, The Right to Be Loved, Moral Brains: The Neuroscience of Morality, Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights, Current Controversies in Bioethics and over 60 articles in philosophy and bioethics.
Previously, Matthew was the Deputy Director of the Program on the Ethics of the New Biosciences in the Faculty of Philosophy at Oxford University, a Research Fellow in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University and at Johns Hopkins University. He obtained his doctorate in philosophy from Oxford University and graduated magna cum laude with an AB from Princeton University.