The Society for Philosophy and Technology

Thank you for attending Darmstadt & A Message from SPT President Mark Coeckelbergh

Dear SPT members, I hope you also had a great conference in Darmstadt, with so many excellent people and talks. Let me thank again Shannon Vallor and Alfred Nordmann for making this happen. As for my role, I’m very honored and excited to start my term as President of SPT. In the coming years, I see it as...

SPT Election Results 2017

The results are in! We are proud to announce that we have elected six new Board members. Our Vice President and President-Elect beginning in May 2019 is Pieter Vermaas (Delft University of Technology). In addition, five members-at-large have been elected, with Jose Luis Garcia (Universidade de Lisboa) beginning his term in June 2017 and Sabine Ammon (Darmstadt University of...

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...
Voices from the Board: Neelke Doorn

Voices from the Board: Neelke Doorn

Having a background in engineering, philosophy and law, the SPT community feels like a natural home for me. As an engineer, I went through all the attitudes one could possibly have towards technology: from naïve techno-optimism to techno-fatalism. My current view on technology, which I hope never to lose, is one of curiosity. This also...
Voices from the Board: Ashley Shew

Voices from the Board: Ashley Shew

I consider SPT the most important and engaging academic organization that I participate in. My interest in philosophy of technology started as an undergraduate, and SPT provides such a wonderful, supportive, and varied community of scholars in which to grow. I know many of you thanks to our biennial conferences, from my previous work as...

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...

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.

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.
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.