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| Posted on May 26, 2023

Can Technology Save the Planet?

Connecting Environmental Ethics with Technology Ethics Institute of Philosophy – Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague 5 September, 2023 Keynote speakers: Vincent Blok (Wageningen University) and Leonnie Bossert (University of Tübingen) Usually, technology ethics is not informed by environmental ethics and vice versa. But many ethical reflections on climate change, sustainability, Anthropocene, artificial intelligence (AI), or robotics could...

| Posted on May 24, 2023

ETHICOMP conference 2024

21st International Conference on the Ethical and Social Impacts of ICT We are living in a smart world, where everything looks smart. The use of the term “smart” is a buzzword. Technology becomes the backbone of virtually every aspect of our life: work, relations, health, education, leisure, … In our next international conference, ETHICOMP 2024, we wonder if the current state of...

| Posted on May 24, 2023

International final conference “Education becomes digital”

On behalf of ALDA, European Association of Local Democracy, we would like to remind you about the international final conference “Education becomes digital” of the P-CUBE project, co-funded by Erasmus+ programme. During this conference, the consortium will present the P-CUBE game. Discover more about the project here. 🗓️ When? 7th June 2023, 16:00-17:30h CEST –...

| Posted on May 24, 2023

Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Group

An inspiring professor to lead the Chair Group Philosophy. The Philosophy Group focuses on social-political, ethical, epistemic, and ontological issues involved in the relationship of humans with nature, animals, food, and agriculture. The Group aims to understand processes of societal and ethical debates around science and technology in different societal and cultural settings, by...

| Posted on May 23, 2023

7th SRAE-Benelux conference

The conference is taking place on October 31st in Brussels on the KU Leuven Campus. We will have a full day of exciting talks about the theme “Dealing with the uncertain: From risk to resilience” and other topics related to risk research, and a lot of possibilities to network with researchers and professionals in the risk domain....

| Posted on May 15, 2023

New blog series started: Responsible Innovation

The blog team has started a new blog series. This series is a collaboration between the 4TU.Ethics graduate school and blog team. As final assignment of the course Responsible Research and Innovation, PhDs had to write a blog about a subject of the course. From these blogs, a few were selected for publication. You...

| Posted on April 18, 2023

Vincent Blok at Al uit de kinderschoenen (Dutch)

4TU.Ethics scientific director Vincent Blok will speak at the debate ‘Al uit de kinderschoenen’ on how to deal with AI in this era. The program is in Dutch. Artificial Intelligence is uit de kinderschoenen en in de puberteit terechtgekomen. ChatGPT, hologrammen van artiesten, zelfrijdende auto’s en virtuele assistenten, we maken al volop gebruik van...

| Posted on April 18, 2023

The potential of living labs for the ethics of technology

Do you want to contribute to new empirical methods for studying moral value in technological living labs as part of a large international research programme? Job description You investigate how living labs can contribute to the philosophical and empirical study of value experiences of stakeholders in the phase of prototyping and (small-scale) experimentation with...

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