Philosophy of Risk – OZSW & 4TU.Ethics course

The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and Eindhoven University of Technology invite PhD students and ReMa students in philosophy to register for the course Philosophy of Risk to take place from 26-30 October 2020. Organizing university Eindhoven University of Technology   Date(s) 26-30 October 2020 Location Eindhoven University of Technology, Atlas Building. Please note that there…

2020 OZSW Annual Conference

2020 Conference – Important Deadlines Due to the current restrictions and uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 measures, it has been decided to postpone the 2020 OZSW Annual Conference, which was due to take place on 11-12 December 2020, at Tilburg University. The conference will now take place at Tilburg, in the winter of 2021 (exact…

Philosophy of Responsible Innovation 2021 – OZSW & 4TU.Ethics course

 The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW), Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and Wageningen University invite PhD students in philosophy to register for the course “Philosophy of Responsible Innovation” to take place from January 13th – 21st 2021. Organising Universities Wageningen University – Vincent Blok () Delft University of Technology – Ibo van de Poel ()…

SAVE THE DATE! #CPDP2021 will take place from January 27-29th, 2021 in BRUSSELS

In order to ensure a smoothly running conference, we always kick off the organistion of the next edition shortly after the end of the conference. We have issued the CPDP2021 Call for Panels, which you can find here. #CPDP2021 (!) Please keep checking www.cpdpconferences.org for first-hand news about CPDP2021.

SIENNA final conference: 10-12 March

Ethics, Human Rights & Emerging Technologies Ethics, Human Rights & Emerging Technologies SIENNA conference    The final conference of the SIENNA project, with keynotes, panels, and presentations of and discussions on project results, will take place on March 10 – 12, over Zoom.  All are invited to register for free.  There will be four afternoon and…

Policy options for the ethical governance of disruptive technologies

23 March 2021, 13.00 – 18.30 hr   The SHERPA, SIENNA and PANELFIT projects and the European Parliament’s Science and Technology Options Assessment panel (STOA) invite you to a joint online event on 23 March 2021, where we will discuss the ethical, social and legal impact of emerging technologies and put forward our proposals for…

Responsible Innovation in Data-Driven Biotechnology – Ph.D. defence – Koen Bruynseels

Technical University of Delft Delft

All are most welcome to join Koen's defence starting on Thursday 29th April 2021 at 14.30 online using this weblink. A short summary: Innovations in biotechnology increasingly shape our societies and our planet. They open up novel avenues in societally important fields like medicine, agriculture, and the production of chemicals and materials. Innovation though is…

Society for Philosophy and Technology (SPT) conference 2021

Technologies are always more than the sum of their mechanical parts. Indeed, technologies are entangled in symbolic forms of a social and cultural nature. Technologies also contribute to the construction of new worldviews and new forms of life. Technological imaginaries are far more than phantasies detached from technological innovation. They are at the heart of…

The Ethical Analysis of Moral Bioenhancement

University of Twente

Karolina's dissertation examines how we can make progress in the (bio)ethical debate on new and emerging technologies aimed at improving human morality – the so-called moral bioenhancement (MBE). It raises some pertinent questions about the debate's blind spots, MBE's conceptual and theoretical sensibility and coherence, as well as its normative value. The analyses conducted in…

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