Call for Papers:
The Conference on Philosophy of Technology for the 24th World Congress of Philosophy
The 17th National Conference on Philosophy of Technology

The 24th World Congress of Philosophy will be held in Peking University China,from August 13 to August 20, 2018.“The Conference on Philosophy of Technology for The 24th World Congress of Philosophy and The 17th National Conference on Philosophy of Technology”will be held in Northeastern University(NEU) at Qinhuangdao, from August 9 to August 11, 2018. The Conference is hosted by The Chinese Society for Philosophy of Technology (CSPT) and Northeastern University, organized by School of Marxism(NEU), Research Center for Philosophy of Science and Technology (NEU), Institute of Social Studies(NUQ), Liaoning Institute of Dialectics of nature and The Development Fund of Chen Changshu’s Philosophy of Technology.

  1. The theme of the conference: technology and Human

The section topics include as follows:

1.1 The fundamentals issues for the philosophy of technology;

1.2 The philosophical issues pertaining to emerging technology;

1.3 Technology and human, non-human , post-human

1.4 Technology and mind, brain, body, consciousness, emotion

1.5 Technology and rights, responsibilities, justice

1.6 Technology and ethics

1.7 Technology and nature, environment and ecology

1.8 Technology and humanism and post-humanism

1.9 Technology and culture, art, education, sports, health

1.10 Technology and life, medicine

1.11 Technology and the community of shared future for mankind

1.12 Technology and economy, society, state, globalization

1.13 Technology and innovation, entrepreneurship, enterprise

1.14 Technology and science, engineering and Industries

1.15 Technology and history

1.16 Technology and law

1.17 Technology and language, nationality, religion

1.18 Technology and politics, military

1.19 Technology and Marxism, socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era

1.20 other related issues.

  1. contributed papers and receipt

Submissions should not exceed 2,000 words, including 200-words abstract and key words. The submission should include an indication, prominently displayed, of the section for which the contributed paper is intended and shall be written in one of the official languages of the Congress.In the closing of papers, an author’s self-profile (including name, job title, work unit, contact address, telephone, mailbox, etc.) in both Chinese and English should be appended.For better preparation for accommodation ,catering and academic exchanges,please submit receipts as confirmation of participation by May 1, and present papers and abstracts by June 30.The contributed papers with receipts are sent to the e-mail addresses: ,

Call for Papers and Receipt – Please fill out the receipt and submit it by May 1, 2018)

  1. Expenses

Registration fee is 500 yuan (RMB) for a delegate and 250 yuan for a graduate student. Accommodation and transportation are not included in the registration fee.

  1. The time and venue of the conference:

4.1 time: from August 9 to 11, 2018 (register and sign-in on August 9)

4.2 Address: Beidaihe Training Center of Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao, Hebei province,China.

  1. Contact:

    Chen Hongbing, cellphone: 18602438501, e-mail:
    Chen Jia, cellphone: 13804216640 ,

Note: Beidaihe Training Center of Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao.

Address: No. 54 Binhai Avenue in Beidaihe District , city of Qinhuangdao , Hebei province, China.

Post Code: 066100

Telephone: 0335-5923722 (general service desk)

Fax: 0335-5923541

Room reservation: 0335-5923722

Catering reservation: 0335-5923613