Part of the

Homepage » News and Research » Location - Wageningen University & Research

Location - Wageningen University & Research

| Posted on May 24, 2023

Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Group

An inspiring professor to lead the Chair Group Philosophy. The Philosophy Group focuses on social-political, ethical, epistemic, and ontological issues involved in the relationship of humans with nature, animals, food, and agriculture. The Group aims to understand processes of societal and ethical debates around science and technology in different societal and cultural settings, by...

| Posted on June 15, 2022

Duration: 01-09-2018 → 31-08-2023

Anthropocene Ethics: Taking animal agency seriously

Recent advances in scientific research on animal consciousness and the philosophy of animal minds have called into question the sharp division between human and animal minds, showing that animals have more agency – the capacity for self-willed action – than has been presumed. Ironically, whereas on the one hand science and technology have led...

| Posted on March 28, 2022

PhD in Philosophy and Ethics of AI

We are looking for Do you want to follow your passion for philosophy and Ethics of technology in a PhD study in our Philosophy group? Are you an openminded thinker who likes to collaborate with other researchers in an ambitious research project on the ethical, legal and social aspects of AI for sustainable food...

| Posted on June 24, 2021

4TU.Ethics conference to focus on interactions between technology and nature

The 4TU.Ethics bi-annual conference on Ethics and Technology will be held on 14th & 15th October 2021. This time, Wageningen University & Research (WUR) has the honour of organising the conference. We look ahead and put five questions to Marcel Verweij, Professor of Philosophy at WUR and the conference chair. I saw the intriguing...

Scroll to top