Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies
ESDiT is a 10-year long international research programme of 7 academic institutions. We work on breakthrough research at the intersections of ethics, philosophy, technology, engineering and social sciences.
Our 3 Focal Points
New digital technologies
Bio- and brain technologies
Environmental & sustainable technologies
The ESDiT programme is open to collaboration with other academic researchers, technology developers, policy makers & civil society organizations. We share relevant information and research results with media, education & general public stakeholders.
ESDiT Research Lines
Our Latest Publications
The latest publications by ESDiT researchers:
The wisdom_of_crowds: An Efficient, Philosophically-Validated, Social Epistemological Network Profiling Toolkit Conference
International Conference on Complex Networks and Their Applications, Springer, 2023.
An Epistemic Case for Confucian Democracy Journal Article Forthcoming
In: Critical International Review of Social and Political Philosophy, pp. 1-23, Forthcoming.
Latest News & Media appearances
News from the ESDIT programme + media appearances by our researchers:
ESDIT program leader Philip Brey wins Weizenbaum Award for his contribution to computer ethics
Impressions of a successful ESDIT2022 conference
Recording seminar ‘Grounding ethics through attention: Murdoch, Weil, and Zen Buddhism’ now online
The ESDIT podcast
Our Next Event
We regularly organize academic events and events with stakeholders, such as: