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ESDIT on the Dissenter Podcast

ESDIT on the Dissenter Podcast

ESDIT researchers Jeroen Hopster, Julia Hermann and Ibo van de Poel talk on The Dissenter Podcast about their recently published book The Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies; An Introduction. Host Ricardo Lopez about this podcast: "We start by discussing the ethics of technology, what socially disruptive technologies are, and the intercultural outlook of the book. We then go through social media, social robots, climate engineering, and ectogestative technology. We also discuss who should be held responsible for social disruption, and whether technology is neutral."
“The Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies; An Introduction” – New Open Access Book

“The Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies; An Introduction” – New Open Access Book

About this book Technologies shape who we are, how we organize our societies and how we relate to nature. For example, social media challenges democracy; artificial intelligence raises the question of what is unique to humans; and the ...
#ESDiTPodcast S1 – Ben Hofbauer on “Geo-engineering & Techno-moral Change”

#ESDiTPodcast S1 – Ben Hofbauer on “Geo-engineering & Techno-moral Change”

Ben Hofbauer is a PhD Candidate at University of Delft. Kristy Claassen interviews him about his research on Geo-engineer and techno-moral change
#ESDiTPodcast S0 – Behnam Taebi on “Climate Risk and Normative Uncertainties”

#ESDiTPodcast S0 – Behnam Taebi on “Climate Risk and Normative Uncertainties”

Behnam Taebi is Professor of Energy & Climate Ethics at Delft University of Technology. Jeroen Hopster interviews him about his co-authored article “Governing climate risks in the face of normative uncertainties”, which has been published in WIREs Climate Change (2020)
#ESDiTPodcast S0 – Patricia Reyes on climate technoactivism

#ESDiTPodcast S0 – Patricia Reyes on climate technoactivism

Patricia Reyes is PhD fellow at the University of Twente. Ben Hofbauer interviews her about a political philosophy for climate technoactivism.
#ESDiTPodcast S0 – Bernice Bovenkerk on “Ethics of Animal Modification”

#ESDiTPodcast S0 – Bernice Bovenkerk on “Ethics of Animal Modification”

Bernice Bovenkerk is associate professor at Wageningen University. In this episode Jeroen Hopster interviews her about arguments regarding animal modification, discussing her article "Ethical perspectives on modifying animals: beyond welfare arguments".
Waarom de klimaattransitie geen technologische maar een morele uitdaging is

Waarom de klimaattransitie geen technologische maar een morele uitdaging is

De klimaattransitie is geen technologische of wetenschappelijke uitdaging. In de kern is het een morele uitdaging, bemoeilijkt door psychologische valkuilen en institutionele gebreken. Kunnen we die het hoofd bieden? Jeroen Hopster in de Groene Amsterdammer over de klimaattransitie

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