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| Posted on January 19, 2023

Conference of the International Society for Hermeneutics and Science

The aim of the conference is to provide an open and stimulating atmosphere to discuss the topic of Hermeneutics of Sciences and Technologies. Possible specific topics for discussion include, but are not limited to, the following:Hermeneutics as a philosophy of science and technologyScience, technology, technoscienceUnderstanding, interpretation, explanationHermeneutical and phenomenological methods in scientific and everyday...

| Posted on January 13, 2023

Vincent Blok appointed as personal professor

The Executive Board of the Wageningen University has appointed Prof Dr Vincent Blok MBA as professor holding a personal chair in Philosophy in the Social Sciences Group. The appointment is effective from 1 January 2023. In his research Blok looks at how disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) are changing our understanding of...

| Posted on July 18, 2022

Postdoc researcher on Ambivalence and Ambiguity in Animal-free Milk

We are looking for Climate change, food scarcity, nitrogen emissions, animal welfare and consumer all demand reduction of dairy use. Creating milk alternatives that make good cheese is however extremely difficult and requires high tech interventions in natural processes. This results in many ambiguities and ambivalence on the uptake of such alternatives with stakeholders...

| Posted on March 2, 2017

Symposium: Ethics of Life Sciences Technologies

How do life sciences/technologies mediate moral understandings and responsibilities in food and health contexts? 20 April, 11:00-15:00 at the Leeuwenborch (building 201), Hollandseweg 1, Wageningen.   Life science technologies are essential parts of modern health care and food production processes. Such technologies inevitably change the way how we as humans relate to the (natural...

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