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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,...


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.

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...

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...