The Society for Philosophy and Technology
About SPT

About SPT

The Society for Philosophy and Technology is an independent international organization that encourages, supports and facilitates philosophically significant considerations of technology. Founded in 1976, the Society convenes its own international conference biennially.
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SPT 2016 Election

Active SPT members: An email was sent to you on February 5, inviting you to vote in the current election for SPT Vice President/President-Elect. Though the Philosophy Documentation Center (to whom you pay your membership dues) administers the election, the email ballot email comes from the sender ‘Electionbuddy Elections’ – if you don’t see it...

Call For Papers: Special Issue of Techné

Special Issue of Techné on Philosophy of Technology in the Age of the Anthropocene Expected: Volume 21 Issue 2, 2017 Guest editors: Vincent Blok (Wageningen University, Netherlands), Pieter Lemmens (Radboud University, Netherlands), Langdon Winner (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA), Jochem Zwier (Radboud University, Netherlands) According to many climate and environmentalist scientists, we are about to enter a...

Preliminary 2017 Meeting Announcement

The following preliminary announcement will be replaced by a revised Call for Papers in the summer of 2016. At that point, plenary speakers and a program committee wil be announced. In the meantime, send inquiries to spt2017 or contact Sabine Ammon or Alfred Nordmann. Click here to view the announcement on its original page. When we talk and think about technology, we...

Call for Papers for fPET 2016 – Nuremberg

SPT is committed to promoting public awareness of the many worldwide events and organizations that may be of potential interest to our members or anyone engaged in work related to philosophy and technology. As part of that commitment, we are happy to share this news from the forum on Philosophy, Engineering & Technology (fPET) on...