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| Posted on August 8, 2022

Postdoc How theories of technology and its relation to society can inform and transform ethics


The aim of this postdoc project is to investigate how theories and approaches that concern the interactive relationship between technology and society and technology and human beings, as found in philosophy and STS in particular, can inform ethics, specifically the ethics of technology. There will be a particular focus on socially disruptive technologies: technologies...

| 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 May 27, 2022

Dates PhD course Design for Values changed


The PhD course LC8 Design for Values has moved to a week earlier. The lectures will be given September 5th until 9th and the presentations will be September 16th. About the course: Approaches like Value Sensitive Design and ethics-by-design have become popular over the last decade to integrate values, and other moral considerations, from...

| Posted on April 13, 2022

4TU member Janna van Grunsven receives Veni grant


4TU member Janna van Grunsven, a scientists of the Faculty of  Technology, Policy and Management, has been awarded a Veni grant worth up to 280,000 euros from The Dutch Research Council (NWO) . The grant provides her with the opportunity to further elaborate her own research idea during a period of three years. Janna...

| 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 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 February 15, 2022

Vacancy: Assistant professor in Environmental Ethics


The Philosophy Section of the University of Twente in the Netherlands is looking for an Assistant professor in Environmental Ethics (full-time, with prospects of permanent position upon good performance) with a (future) research interest in technology and its role in society The philosophy section is internationally leading in the philosophy and ethics of technology....

| Posted on February 23, 2021

Moral Certainty, Competence, Teaching,…

Podcast with Julia Hermann on “Faith in the Flybottle”


David Anderson, Ph.D. candidate at Texas A&M University, recently interviewed Julia Hermann for his podcast “Faith in the Flybottle”. They talked about her work on Wittgenstein and ethics, her personal experiences in academia, philosophizing with children, and other issues. With his podcast, David aims to make philosophy accessible for the non-philosophically trained public and...

| Posted on March 7, 2019

Questions and Challenges of Human Research Ethics

Dutch STEM Research Ethics Committees


On Monday 15th April 2019 the first workshop for members of the university research ethics committees that review Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics related human research (i.e. research involving human subjects or participants) will take place. Besides medical ethics committees and ethics committees for social and behavioural sciences, Dutch universities have also recognised...

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