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Dr.Nickel, P. (Philip)

Eindhoven University of Technology
Section: Philosophy and Ethics
Faculty: Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences

Moral Philosophy
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P.O. Box 513 5600 MB EINDHOVEN The Netherlands


+31 (0)40 247 3726


My research focuses on trust, agency, and human reliance, particularly in the context of technology.   We rely on and through technology in most of our pursuits — but when do we have reason to trust it?

I currently lead a two-year interdisciplinary research project on medical trust and network-based telecare systems (technologies and services that deliver health care to patients via software in the form of knowledge, coaching and self-monitoring), funded by NWO.

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