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Ph.D. position – Rethinking ownership and responsibility in wastewater technologies


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The Ethics/Philosophy of Technology Section of Delft University of Technology is looking for a Ph.D. candidate who is eager to contribute to the ethically desirable implementation of wastewater technologies, focusing on ownership and responsibility. Ph.D. position The objective of the project is to gain insight into the socio-ethical considerations that are relevant for the...

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Ph.D. Position ‘Confucianism and Ethics of Technology’ 


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Many societies around the world have incorporated new technologies, creating the potential for massive changes in individuals’ daily lives and the political sphere. New technologies have altered cultural practices and social and economic institutions in many societies around the world. This poses a novel and exciting challenge for Confucianism, one of the most ancient...

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Ph.D. researcher: Intergenerational Democracy and Negative Emissions Technology: Procedural Justice and Legitimacy for Future People in Climate Policy


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The University of Twente Department of Philosophy and the Gravitation Programme concerning the Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDT) invites applications for a Ph.D. position (Full time, 4 years) concerning intergenerational justice and negative emissions technologies (NETS) as part of the “Free and Fair Society” line. Deadline of application:  May 26th, 2021. For more...

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Ph.D. project on Emerging Technologies & the Moral Character of the Human Being


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The PhD candidate is expected to write a dissertation at the intersection of philosophical anthropology, philosophy of human-technology relations, and ethics. Emerging technologies result in new types of human-technology relations. Rather than being ‘used’, they bring configurations as ‘immersion’ (Internet-of-Things), ‘fusion’ (implants), ‘augmentation’ (augmented reality), ‘telepresence’ (robotics and digital media), and ‘co-operation’ (artificial intelligence)....

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PhD in Philosophy & Ethics: Philosophy of Science/Social Epistemology (Position C)


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The Philosophy and Ethics group at Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, is offering three fully-funded 4-year Ph.D. positions on the themes of explainable AI, cognitive science, and philosophy of science/social epistemology. All applicants will be considered for all three positions. PhD Position A: Norms of Explainable AI PhD Position B:...

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PhD position in Philosophy & Ethics: Cognitive Science of AI (Position B)


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The Philosophy and Ethics department at Eindhoven University of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, is offering three fully-funded 4-year Ph.D. positions on the themes of explainable AI, cognitive science, and philosophy of science/social epistemology. Applicants will be considered for all three positions. PhD Position A: Norms of Explainable AI PhD Position B: Cognitive...

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PhD position in Philosophy & Ethics: Norms of Explainable AI (Position A)


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The Philosophy and Ethics department at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, is offering three 4-year, fully-funded Ph.D. positions on the themes of explainable AI, cognitive science, and philosophy of science/social epistemology. All applicants will be considered for all three positions. PhD Position A: Norms of Explainable AI PhD...

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