The ESDiT research consortium is regularly organizing events to discuss the ethics of disruptive technologies with other researchers and with stakeholders.
Online seminar on ‘Just Perceive: How Phenomenology and the Arts Can Guide Us in the Tech Era’
Online seminar ‘Toward an Ethics of Attention’
PhD course in Philosophy of Responsible Innovation
The course discusses the main philosophical issues in relation to Responsible Innovation, an emerging concept in the EU context which highlights the relevance of social-ethical issues in research and innovation practices. This emerging concept calls for philosophical reflection on the nature, scope and applicability of responsibility and innovation in innovation practices in general, and the […]
Online seminar on ‘Grounding ethics through attention: Murdoch, Weil, and Zen Buddhism’
Annual research day
Online seminar ‘Intelligent Technology, the Attention Economy, and the Risks of Consciousness Hacking: A Buddhist Perspective’
Within the ESDiT (Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies) project, the working group on “Attention Economy” organizes an online seminar on ‘Intelligent Technology, the Attention Economy, and the Risks of Consciousness Hacking: A Buddhist Perspective’ as part of the series “Attending as practice in the attention economy”.
ESDiT2022 International Conference
The objective of the conference is to study and ethically assess the transformative consequences of these emerging technologies, of social institutions, the environment, human relations, personal identities, thought and language. There will be a particular focus on challenges of disruptive technologies to key concepts and values, like “truth”, “agency”, “democracy”, “human nature” and “life”.
Online seminar ‘A Lightbulb for the Mind: Possible Futures for the Attention Economy’
Intercultural Ethics and Technology Conference
On January 27 and 28, 2022, the Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies research consortium will hold an international online conference on Intercultural Ethics and Technology. Our aim is to bring together the ethical approaches and frameworks from various cultural backgrounds and traditions, to organize an intercultural ethical dialogue, especially on (but not limited to) technology and its social and cultural implications.