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| Posted on July 25, 2022

Call for Papers: Special issue on “Robot rights”


If “robot rights” sounds like something out of science fiction, there is a good reason for this. Unlike artificial intelligence (AI), which originated during planning for a scientific workshop held at Dartmouth College in the summer of 1956, robots are the product of fiction, specifically Karel Čapek’s 1921 stage play R.U.R. or Rossumovi Univerzální...

| Posted on June 29, 2022

Project for ethics teaching as Open Resources continues


Members of 4TU.Ethics do a lot of ethics teaching for engineering students, in a wide range of engineering disciplines. Since ethics are mostly taught in context, case-based exercises (CBEs) are a central instrument in this teaching practice. Teachers create these exercises for use in their own teaching, but these CBEs are hardly ever shared...

| Posted on June 23, 2022

New blog series published: Photography


A new blog series has been published about photography and philosophical concepts. The introduction to the series can be found here. The series as a whole can be found here....

| Posted on May 10, 2022

New: 4TU.Ethics and Technology blog


An enthusiastic team of PhD students has started a blog on this website. They have already posted a whole series of blogs called the memes series. In this series the team experiments with extending academic communication skills with memes instead of written language alone. Visit the blog here. The introduction to this series can...

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