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Call for Nominations for SPT Board and President-Elect

DEADLINE:  March 7, 2017 Attention, all SPT members! Have you ever considered running for the SPT Board?  With several positions to be filled on the Board, including the position of Vice-President/President-Elect, now is a great opportunity to become more actively involved in the Society. The Nominations Committee invites you to nominate yourself or another SPT...

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!

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.

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.

New VP/President-Elect

The Society for Philosophy and Technology would like to congratulate Mark Coeckelbergh, the Society’s newly elected Vice President and President-Elect.

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...