Just out in Design Issues: “Values that Matter: A New Method to Design and Assess Moral Mediation of Technology”

New article on moral mediation and design ethics, aiming to strengthen the basis of designing for values by relating it to philosophy of technology. The article starts by discussing several theories to understand technology-induced value mediation: mediation approach, technology assessment methods, and types of value change. It then connects these theories to design practice by … Continue reading Just out in Design Issues: “Values that Matter: A New Method to Design and Assess Moral Mediation of Technology”

World Philosophy Day 2021: Intercultural Philosophical Relay Race

For World Philosophy Day 2021 (Nov 18) we are organizing an intercultural philosophical relay race with speakers from all over the planet. Initiated by the UNESCO World Commission for the Ethics of Science and Technology (COMEST), the International Bioethics Commission (IBC), and the Dutch national commission for UNESCO. More information: https://events.unesco.org/event?id=2216203644&lang=1033.

International Seminar on Bioethics and COVID-19, Ivory Coast (Oct 20-21, 2021)

Oct 20 - 21 there will be an international seminar on bioethics and the pandemic, organized by the UNESCO chair in bioethics at the University of Bouaké, including presentations of the joint statements of the International Bioethics Committee (IBC) and the World Commission for Ethics of Science and Technology (COMEST) on vaccines as public goods, … Continue reading International Seminar on Bioethics and COVID-19, Ivory Coast (Oct 20-21, 2021)