Socrethics Link Partners 






Michael Hampe – ETH Chair for Philosophy

Michael Hampe holds a professorship at the ETH Zürich. He was the main discussion partner in the development of the Socrethics papers.

Link to Socrethics in

-        History of Therapeutic Understanding of Philosophy

-        Geschichte therapeutischer Philosophieverständnisse

Reference to Bruno Contestabile in Das vollkommene Leben, p.281



Thomas Metzinger – University of Mainz

Thomas Metzinger holds a professorship at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. He emphasizes that evolution did not shape the human psyche for lasting happiness and promotes a prudent approach to artificial intelligence. Thomas Metzinger is member of the board of Effective Altruism Switzerland.

-        Reference to Negative Utilitarianism and Buddhist Intuition in Suffering, the Cognitive Scotoma

-        Reference to Negative Utilitarianism and Buddhist Intuition in Benevolent Artificial Anti-Natalism

-        Reference to Bruno Contestabile in Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Dec.2, 2017, p.45



Adriano Mannino – Giordano Bruno Foundation Switzerland (GBS)

The Giordano Bruno Foundation Switzerland is a think tank for applying rationality and critical thinking to the intersection between ethics and science. On this basis, we advance evolutionary humanism and support political priorities resulting from an ethically and empirically informed worldview.

Link to Socrethics in Giordano Bruno Stiftung Schweiz/Über uns



Brian Tomasik and Simon Knutsson – Foundational Research Institute

The Foundational Research Institute (FRI) explores how to reduce and avoid suffering by all sentient beings in the near and far future. The scope ranges from foundational questions about consciousness and ethics, such as which entities can suffer and how we should act when we are unsure, to policy implications about AI safety, global cooperation, animal advocacy, and how to think about charity cost-effectiveness.

-        Link to Contestabile Bruno in FRI Bibliography/For suffering-focused views

-        Link to Contestabile Bruno in Thoughts on Ord’s “Why I’m Not a Negative Utilitarian”/Other replies



Robert Daoust – Algosphere Alliance

The Algosphere Alliance is an open and transparent global network of individuals and organizations, dedicated to alleviating suffering in the world through collaboration and political mobilization.

Link to Socrethics in Precursor Works for Algonomy



David Pearce – BLTC Research

David Pearce is a British philosopher. He promotes the idea that there exists a strong ethical imperative for humans to work towards the abolition of suffering in all sentient life. Pearce is a prominent figure in the transhumanism movement, inspiring a strain of transhumanism based on paradise engineering and ending suffering. (David Pearce, Wikipedia)

Link to Hostility and the Minimization of Suffering and Negative Utilitarian Justice in Utilitarianism Resources



Sven Gindler – Die innere Burg

Die „innere Burg“ ist ein philosophisches Lesejournal.

Link to Socrethics in

-        Die innere Burg/Philosophische Links/Vermischtes zum Stöbern

-        Michael Hampe: Die Lehren der Philosophie – Eine Kritik/Links



Piotr Miroń – Wikipedia

Piotr Miroń is the Editor of the Wikipedia page on antinatalism.

Link to The Denial of the World from an Impartial View in Antinatalism/Criticism of Antinatalism

Wikiquote Link to Bruno Contestabile, The Denial of the World from an Impartial View in Antinatalism – Swiss Portal for Philosophy provides the public with an instrument to inform themselves about academic philosophy and research as well as other philosophical activities in Switzerland.

Link to Socrethics in Finanzierungspartner



Open Directory Project

The Open Directory Project (ODP) is constructed and maintained by a vast, global community of volunteer editors. The ODP was founded in the spirit of the Open Source movement, and is the only major directory that is 100% free.

Link to Socrethics: in

Title: The Least Suffering for the Smallest Number