Society, Ethics, and Science: Insights from Philosophy of Technology 2019 Conference

Country: USA

City: Blacksburg

Abstr. due: 16.08.2019

Dates: 05.10.19 — 06.10.19

Area Of Sciences: Philosophy;

Organizing comittee e-mail: vt.gradphilclub@gmail.com

Organizers: Virginia Tech Graduate Philosophy Club

 

We are accepting papers for presentation at Virginia Tech's 16th annual graduate student conference in philosophy. We invite current graduate students to submit papers that philosophically engage with topics concerning the philosophy of technology, broadly construed. Submissions may be from any philosophical sub-field, and may address issues in these sub-fields which overlap with technology. These areas include, but are not limited to: philosophy of science, epistemology, social and political philosophy, philosophy of mind, artificial intelligence, engineering, or aesthetics. Possible topics of interest may include but are not limited to the following:

·        Defining technology

·        Biotechnology, broadly construed

·        Impact of emerging technologies on scientific knowledge/practice

·        Disability and Transhumanism

·        Ethics and technology

·        Social and Mass Media

·        Artificial Intelligence and Agency

·        Government Surveillance

·        Human and Non-Human Futures

·        Automation in the work place

·        Machine Learning and Bias

Conference Web-Site: https://philevents.org/event/show/72266

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