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Registration Now Open for SPT 2017

Register now for SPT 2017, hosted June 14-17, 2017 at TU Darmstadt in Germany.

SPT 2017 Election

Active SPT members: An email was sent to you on April 3, inviting you to vote in the current election for SPT Vice President/President-Elect and five Members-at-Large positions on the SPT board. Though the Philosophy Documentation Center (to whom you pay your membership dues) administers the election, the email ballot email comes from the sender...

Winners of the SPT Graduate Student Paper Awards for 2017

  The Society for Philosophy and Technology is happy to announce the five winners of the 2017 SPT Graduate Student Paper Awards, recognizing outstanding submissions by graduate students to SPT 2017. Each winner will receive a $500 USD stipend to support their travel to our forthcoming 20th biennial conference June 14-17 at TU Darmstadt in...

Special Message from SPT President Shannon Vallor

The Executive Board of The Society for Philosophy and Technology (www.spt.org), an international society of scholars from 43 countries, wishes to underscore its unwavering commitment to an open and collaborative global environment for research and the exchange of ideas. Our Society’s mission demands that we express our strong objections to the executive order issued on...

New Special Tracks Added for SPT 2017

  Complementing the overall conference theme, two more special tracks in addition to the five announced previously for SPT 2017 have been proposed. Reminder: The December 5 deadline is approaching for abstracts/proposal submissions. Each track provides its own Call for Papers:

REMINDER: December 5th Deadline for SPT 2017 Submissions

We look forward to seeing many of you at the Society for Philosophy and Technology’s 20th biennial conference, in Darmstadt, Germany June 14-17, 2017. As a reminder, the December 5 deadline is approaching for abstracts/proposal submissions. The complete CFP is available at the conference website, here. The overarching conference theme is ‘The Grammar of Things’; however, abstract...

In the News: SPT Panel @ the Philosophy of Science Association

The SPT panel at the Philosophy of Science Association meeting was a terrific success. The panel theme of “Technology, Bias, and Technological Knowledge” featured:

SPT Conference Update: Darmstadt 2017

The complete Call for Papers for the Society for Philosophy and Technology’s 20th biennial conference, in Darmstadt, Germany June 14-17, 2017, is now available for download at the conference website.
In the News: Southeastern Ethics and Philosophy of Technology Workshop

In the News: Southeastern Ethics and Philosophy of Technology Workshop

  Organized by SPT board member Ashley Shew, a group of ethicists and philosophers focused on technology (many of whom are SPT members as well) convened a group for the Second Annual Southeastern Ethics and Philosophy of Technology Workshop, held at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Faculty and students from Georgia Tech, Clemson University, Virginia Tech,...
JOIN US AT SPT 2017!

JOIN US AT SPT 2017!

Register now for SPT 2017, hosted June 14-17, 2017 at TU Darmstadt in Germany. The overarching conference theme is ‘The Grammar of Things’; however, the conference will include papers on a range of topics in the field of philosophy and technology, broadly construed.

SPT Panel at PSA 2016 in Atlanta Nov. 3

SPT is happy to announce our special session on “Technology, Bias and Scientific Knowledge” on Thursday, November 3 at the biennial meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association in Atlanta, Georgia (Nov 3-5). The panel discussion will be held in a morning session on the 3rd; times TBA. The speakers will include our own Executive Board Member...

Call for Proposals to Host SPT 2019

Deadline: October 15, 2016 The Executive Board of the Society for Philosophy and Technology invites the submission of proposals to host our biennial conference in 2019. In keeping with SPT’s tradition of varying its conference region, proposals from the Americas or other locales beyond the European continent are especially welcome.