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  • Call for papers
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  • TU Eindhoven

The Ethics of Disruptive Technologies

4TU.Ethics Bi-annual Conference, 7th- 8th November 2019

Call for Papers on the Ethics of Disruptive Technologies – deadline for abstracts 1st July 2019 Confirmed Keynote Speakers include:  Catriona McKinnon, University of Reading and Tamar Sharon, Radboud University Description of the conference theme: Throughout history, technology has been a driver of social change. The technologies of the industrial revolution played a crucial...

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  • TU Eindhoven

4TU.Ethics’ new Life Science and Health Taskforce (LiSHT) workshop on The Limits of Consent

This workshop at Eindhoven University of Technology, co-sponsored by the Life Sciences and Health Technologies Taskforce (formerly known as the Medical Technologies Taskforce )of the 4TU Centre for Ethics and Technology, and the NWO-MVI project “Mobile Support Systems for Behaviour Change”, was held in order to stimulate interdisciplinary and applied research on the ethics...

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  • Research Meet
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  • TU Eindhoven

Artificial Moral Agents?

Friday 1st February 2019 12.00-17.00 in the Corona hall, Luna building, TU/e campus Please register your attendance here. Increasingly, Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems or artificial agents begin to replace human decision makers in real life. For example, software systems currently assess someone’s risk profile and financial situation, and make decisions about mortgages. An algorithm...

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  • TU Eindhoven

4TU.Ethics member Behnam Taebi gives Studium Generale lecture ‘Good Governance of Climate and Energy Risks in the Face of Normative Uncertainties’

On Friday 25th January 2019 12:00-13:00 in the Zwarte Doos, TU/e campus Abstract: Governing technological risks is not only a technical matter, but also a matter of ethical and societal considerations. Risk governance scholars and practitioners therefore argue that risk decisions must include all stakeholders. However, inclusiveness cannot account for normative uncertainties; i.e. when...

One lecturer (0,6 FTE) and several junior lecturers (0,3 FTE) in ethics (part time)

The University of Eindhoven seeks to appoint one lecturer in philosophy (part time) (0,6 FTE) and several junior lecturers (0,3 FTE) in philosophy (ethics) (part time) for the period from April 1th to July 7th 2019. The (senior) lecturer will be expected to teach a compulsory introductory course on ethics of technology for first...

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  • TU Eindhoven

NWO Veni grant for 4TU.Ethics member Elizabeth O’Neill

Elizabeth O’Neill will receive a Veni grant awarded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to outstanding researchers who have recently obtained their Ph.D. Elizabeth’s project, entitled “The Artificial Ethicists”, investigates what we should do with the advice of AI that can reason about ethics. This personal award will allow Elizabeth to conduct independent research...

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  • TU Eindhoven

Interview in Philosophical Disquisitions: Nyholm on Accident Algorithms and the Ethics of Self-Driving Cars

By John Danaher Friday, June 29, 2018 In this episode I talk to Sven Nyholm about self-driving cars. Sven is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at TU Eindhoven with an interest in moral philosophy and the ethics of technology. Recently, Sven has been working on the ethics of self-driving cars, focusing in particular on the ethical...

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  • TU Eindhoven

Interview with 4TU.Ethics member Lily Frank in Vox

Sex robots are coming. We might even fall in love with them. A philosophy professor explains why. By Sean Illing@seanilling sean.illing@vox.com May 11, 2018, 8:10am EDT   Is mutual love with a robot possible? And if it is possible, would it make relationships between human beings less desirable? Those are the questions examined by...

Full Professor Ethics of Technology (1,0 fte)

The Philosophy and Ethics group at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands seeks a full professor in Ethics of Technology, with specific interests in ethical issues concerning smart systems, robotics and artificial intelligence. Institutional Setting The position is embedded in the Philosophy & Ethics (P&E) group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). The...

Assistant Professor Ethics of Technology (fixed-term)

The Department of Philosophy and Ethics at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands invites applications for the position of assistant professor in Ethics of Technology, commencing August 15th 2018.   Candidates will have earned a PhD in philosophy by the date of application and demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research....

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