Dr.Briggle, A.R. (Adam)

University of North Texas

Section: Philosophy
Faculty: Behavioral

Visiting address

Mail address

University of North Texas Department of Philosophy and Religion, 1155 Union Circle # 310920, Denton, TX 76203


+1 9405652266


+1 9405654448

Please note: Adam Briggle is employed at the University of North Texas, USA. Hence, this webpage is no longer maintained.
His new homepage is at: http://phil.unt.edu/people/faculty/adam-briggle


Adam Briggle graduated with a PhD in Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado, Boulder. His dissertation research was on the President’s Council on Bioethics.


Briggle’s research is interdisciplinary in nature, exploring the connections between science, technology, and society. He is particularly interested in bridging the worlds of academia, public policy, and public culture. Briggle is currently working on the Vici project “Evaluating the Cultural Quality of New Media.” See the description of this project for more information. Within this overall project, his research focuses on the quality of computer-mediated relationships and the meaning of a good life in a high-tech world. He is evaluating the cultural quality of new media, especially in respect to personal relationships, youth culture, and everyday life.

Scientific publications (selection)


  • Brey, P., Briggle, A. & Spence, E. (Eds.) (2012). The Good Life in a Technological Age, New York/ Oxon: Routledge. available online


  • Spence E. and Briggle, A. 2010. Cosmopolitanism Online: How to Build A Virtual Cosmopolis. In Charles Wankel (Ed.) Emerging Ethical Issues of Life in Virtual Worlds. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.


  • Current Issues in Computing and Philosophy. 2008. Edited by Briggle, A. Waelbers, K. and Brey, P. A. E. Amsterdam: IOS Press. available online
  • Briggle, A., Waelbers, K., & Brey, P. (Eds.). (2008). Current Issues in Computing and Philosophy. Amsterdam: IOS Press. available online
  • Briggle, A.R. 2008. Love on the Internet: A framework for understanding Eros online. Journal of information, communication and ethics in society 6 (3):216-232. available online
  • Briggle, A.R. 2008. Questioning expertise. (book review of Evan Selinger & Robert Crease (eds), 'The philosophy of expertise, and Roger Pielke, 'The honest broker'.). Social studies of science 3 (38):461-470. available online
  • Briggle, A.R. 2008. Technology. In Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy edited by R. Frodemann and B. Callicott. Farmington Hils (USA): MacMillan Reference. available online


  • Briggle, A.R., and C. Mitcham. 2007. Ciencia Y Política: Perpsectiva Hístorica Y Modelos Alternativos. (Science and Policy: Historical Perspectives and Alternative Models). Revista Ibero-Americana de Ciencia, Tecnologia y Sociedad, 143-158.