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| Posted on May 10, 2022

Program CC2 Writing retreat June 2022 announced


The registration for the writing retreat is almost closing. Are you doubting whether the program fits your interests? The program has been finished and you can find it below. For more information and registration, go to https://ethicsandtechnology.eu/event/cc2-writing-retreat/  ...

| Posted on March 30, 2022

Ph.D. Defense: Technological Mediation of Politics


Melis Bas will be defending her dissertation “Technological Mediation of Politics: An Arendtian Critique of Political Philosophy of Technology” on Friday, April 29 @ 14.30. Melis’ dissertation criticizes the narrow focus of the current political philosophy of technology on power relations and expands this focus with Hannah Arendt’s analysis of politics as intersubjective sense-making....

| 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 March 18, 2022

Registration writing retreat 4TU open!


The next writing retreat of the 4TU.Ethics and Technology will take place June 13-17th 2022 in Steenwijk. Surrounded by nature and like-minded PhD students, the writing retreat is the perfect occasion to get some nice writing done, bond with the rest of the group, and learn from each other. The days will kick off...

| Posted on March 16, 2022

Call for abstracts ESDIT conference


Deadline for submission has been extended to May 29th We are inviting submissions for the International Conference on Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDiT2022), 6 & 7 October 2022. The aim of the conference is to study and ethically assess the transformative consequences of emerging technologies, on social institutions, the environment, human relations, personal...

| Posted on March 8, 2022

Registration PhD course CC1 Philosophies of Technology open


The next Philosophies of Technology course will be held from May 16th till 20th 2022. Registration via this form. The registration deadline is 25-04-2022. Location: TU Delft. For more information please contact one of the coordinators at ....

| Posted on March 7, 2022

Symposium: Will character save the world?


You are cordially invited to attend this symposium on character, collective behavior and societal problems. Time: 25th April, 13:00 – 17:00 Location: Eindhoven University of Technology campus, Eindhoven. Room and building to be announced. Theme: Reflection on moral character is much more common in gossip than in debate about global problems. After all, global...

| Posted on March 7, 2022

Philosophy of Responsible Innovation course OZSW/4TU.Ethics


About the topic This course discusses the main philosophical issues in relation to Responsible Innovation, an emerging concept in the EU context which highlights the relevance of social-ethical issues in research and innovation practices. This emerging concept calls for philosophical reflection on the nature, scope and applicability of responsibility and innovation in innovation practices...

| Posted on March 7, 2022

4TU.Ethics members publish in Science

Improve alignment of research policy and societal values


Science  03 Jul 2020: Vol. 369, Issue 6499, pp. 39-41 Lead author Peter Novitzky alongside Vincent Blok and 8 other co-authors urge improved alignment of research policy and societal values: the EU promotes Responsible Research and Innovation in principle, but implementation leaves much to be desired. Summary Historically, scientific and engineering expertise has been...

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