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Registration open until Jan 7th: International Research Conference Robophilosophy 2018 / TRANSOR 2018:

Envisioning Robots in Society —Politics, Power, and Public Space Vienna, Austria, February 14-17, 2018 Registration deadline: January 7 (late registration until January 14, please mind the increased conference fees) Automation is the new key strategy for productivity gain—many countries are well on their way towards the production model of “industry 4.0″ where software bot and...

Call for papers for “Human-Technology Relations: Postphenomenology and Philosophy of Technology”, July 11-13, 2018, University of Twente, the Netherlands

The conference intends to bring together philosophers, scholars, artists, designers, and engineers in order to foster dialogue and creative collaborations around the interactions between humans, technologies, and society. As has been emphasized by several authors (e.g. Ihde, Haraway, Feenberg, Vallor, Latour, Verbeek), we cannot uphold strict distinctions between humans and technologies. As human beings, we...

Call for Papers for fPET2018 – Forum on Philosophy, Engineering and Technology

fPET2018 – Forum on Philosophy, Engineering and Technology May 30 – June 1, 2018, at University of Maryland, College Park, in the Greater Washington, DC area, USA Deadline: January 14, 2018 The 2018 Forum on Philosophy, Engineering and Technology (fPET) welcomes abstract submissions. The mission of fPET is to encourage reflection on engineering, engineers, and...

Call for Papers for Philosophy and Technology’s special issue on Social Robots and Recognition: Socio-Ontological, (Machine-)Ethical, and Socio-Political Trajectories

Social Robots and Recognition Socio-Ontological, (Machine-)Ethical, and Socio-Political Trajectories   GUEST EDITORS: – Marco Nørskov (Aarhus University & Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories) – Sladjana Nørskov (Aarhus University)   INTRODUCTION: Social robotic solutions are currently being developed and tested on a large scale. From workspace collaborators to caretakers of our children and elderly to intimate companions—social robots are imagined to...

Associate Professor or Full Professor in »Philosophy of Science and Technology«

From: http://portal.mytum.de/jobs/professuren/NewsArticle_20170926_141845 The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Associate Professor or Full Professor in »Philosophy of Science and Technology« to begin in summer semester 2018. The position is a tenured W3 position. Scientific environment The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Governance (GOV) and will be affiliated with...

Call for Papers: Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (SPSP) Seventh Biennial Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS   Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (SPSP) Seventh Biennial Conference 29 June – 2 July 2018 University of Ghent, Ghent, BELGIUM   Keynote speakers: William Bechtel, University of California at San Diego Sabina Leonelli, University of Exeter Maarten van Dyck, University of Ghent Alison Wylie, University of British Columbia  ...

Call for Papers: PT-AI 2017 – “Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence”

SPT would like to share a call for papers for the PT-AI 2017 Conference “Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence”, November 4-5, 2017, University of Leeds, Weetwood Hall conference centre http://www.pt-ai.org/2017/ Organisation: Vincent C. Müller, University of Leeds & Anatolia College/ACT (This is the 3rd PT-AI conference, see http://www.pt-ai.org) ========================================= ABSTRACTS We request anonymous abstracts...

Call for Papers: for Robophilosophy 2018 — ENVISIONING ROBOTS IN SOCIETY

Robophilosophy 2018 – Envisioning Robots In Society: Politics, Power, And Public Space (February 14-17, 2018 @University of Vienna, Austria) is the third event in the biennial Robophilosophy Conference Series which facilitates robophilosophy, a new area of interdisciplinary applied research in philosophy, robotics, and other disciplines in the humanities, social and human sciences. The event with gather...

Call for Papers: 13th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers: “This Changes Everything”

SPT would like to share a call for papers for the 13th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference: ”This Changes Everything” – in conjunction with the World Computer Congress, 17th-21st September 2018, Poznan, Poland. Conference Chairs: David Kreps, Kai Kimppa, Louise Leenen, Charles Ess <http://www.hcc13.net> Conference Theme: “This Changes Everything.” Track Chairs: David Kreps and...

Call for Papers for “WITTGENSTEIN AND PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY” WORKSHOP, VIENNA

On behalf of SPT Vice-President/President-Elect, Dr. Mark Coeckelbergh, the international Society for Philosophy and Technology would like to encourage submissions to the following Call for Papers. Call for Papers (Deadline February 1, 2017) WORKSHOP “WITTGENSTEIN AND PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY” DATE 13 March 2017 VENUE TBA, Vienna, Austria Few philosophers of technology enlist Wittgenstein’s work when thinking about technology, and scholars...

Call for Papers: ETIN Special “Responsible Robotics” Edition

The Journal for Ethics and Information Technology (ETIN) is publishing a special edition on “Responsible Robotics”. Ethics and Information Technology is calling for the submission of papers to be considered for inclusion in a Special Issue on the responsible use of robotics to be edited by Aimee van Wynsberghe and Noel Sharkey. In this special...

IACAP 2017: Call for Papers

International Association for Computing and Philosophy – Annual Meeting June 26-28, 2017, Stanford University The International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP) is delighted to announce that submissions are now being accepted for its 2017 annual meeting, June 26-28. The meeting is being organized by Patrick Lin, director of the Ethics + Emerging Sciences Group...