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| 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 abstracts 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

LAILEC 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)...

| Posted on June 1, 2022

1st International Conference Ethics of Engineering Life


The engineering of molecular and cellular systems for clinical applications capitalises on the unique competences achieved worldwide within the past 10 years. While in the long run such systems engineering approaches will help to cure pertinent diseases, methods to modify, edit, correct and/or complement the genome of patients can be also used to improve a person’s lifestyle, or be even...

| 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 May 31, 2022

SRA-E Benelux conference


The 6th SRA-E Benelux Annual Meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 and will be hosted by the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM). The theme will be “Risk Perception: From Science to Policy.”  This  event is multi-disciplinary and we also hope that ethicists/philosophers that are engaged with the topic...

| 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 ....

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