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| Posted on July 5, 2022

Safe the date: writing retreat November 2022

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 with morning workshops on writing, both academic and more general, while the afternoons will offer plenty of...

| Posted on June 29, 2022

Project for ethics teaching as Open Resources continues

Members of 4TU.Ethics do a lot of ethics teaching for engineering students, in a wide range of engineering disciplines. Since ethics are mostly taught in context, case-based exercises (CBEs) are a central instrument in this teaching practice. Teachers create these exercises for use in their own teaching, but these CBEs are hardly ever shared...

| Posted on June 24, 2022

Location and program 4TU.Ethics research day

We are now glad to announce that we have found a suitable location for the 4TU.Ethics research day 2022 at ‘Kasteel Montfoort’. The Research Day will have a relatively open character, allowing members to meet each other, discuss work with peers, write, read, and develop new ideas. Kasteel Montfoort is an ideal venue for...

| Posted on June 23, 2022

New blog series published: Photography

A new blog series has been published about photography and philosophical concepts. The introduction to the series can be found here. The series as a whole can be found here....

| Posted on June 18, 2022

Postdoc in Ethics of autonomous vehicles

The Philosophy Section of the University of Twente in the Netherlands is looking for a Postdoc (20-month position) in ethics of autonomous vehicles, with special attention to ethical analysis of human factors in trust in autonomous vehicle as part of a large European project on ethics of emerging technologies. APPLY NOW The Challenge The...

| Posted on December 20, 2018

Designing for Darkness: Urban Nighttime Lighting and Environmental Values

Invitation to 4TU.Ethics member Tayor Stone’s PhD Defence on 21st January 2019

  4TU.Ethics colleagues are cordially invited to Taylor Stone’s PhD Defence. On 21st January he will present and defend his dissertation “Designing for Darkness: Urban Nighttime Lighting and Environmental Values.” Following the defence there will be a reception and a panel discussion with some of the committee on “Re-imagining the City at Night.” Please note that both...

| Posted on September 27, 2017

Global Terrorism and Collective Moral Responsibility: Redesigning Military, Police and Intelligence Institutions in Liberal Democracies

International terrorism, e.g. Al Qaeda, IS, is a major global security threat. Counter-terrorism is a morally complex enterprise involving police, military, intelligence agencies and non-security agencies. Counter-terrorism should be framed as a collective moral responsibility of governments, security institutions and citizens. (1) How is international terrorism to be defined? (2) What is the required...

| Posted on June 8, 2022

Call for papers CEPE 2023: Human-AI Interaction and the Future

CEPE (Computer Ethics—Philosophical Enquiry) is a leading international conference. It has played a significant role in defining the field since its first event in 1997. CEPE is held biennially and is organized by INSEIT (the International Society for Ethics and Information Technology). For CEPE 2023, the conference theme will be on ethics, values, and freedoms,...

| 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 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 February 4, 2020


“The Good, the Bad and the Regulated: In Search of a Common Denominator for AI in Business and Society”

Registration open for LAILEC 2020 “The Good, the Bad and the Regulated: In Search of a Common Denominator for AI in Business and Society” 18 February 2020. Leuven.   KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law has the pleasure to announce the second edition of its Leuven AI Law & Ethics Conference (LAILEC)...

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