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SPT 2013 - Technology in the Age of Information.


18th International Conference of the Society for Philosophy and Technology

ISEG, Technical University of Lisbon

Portugal July 4-6, 2013



Three workshops on the philosophy of information in 2013

Three workshops on the philosophy of information in 2013, a quick overview.


New article

"Distributed Morality in an Information Society", forthcoming in Science and Engineering Ethics, http://ow.ly/fsELk


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Workshop - Online Security and Civil Rights: A Fine Ethical Balance

The workshop will be held on October 26-27 at the University of Hertfordshire, with the support of the University of Hertfordshire, the UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics, and Google’s Public Policy Department. It will bring together world-leading experts in information and computer ethics, (philosophy of) law, political sciences, human rights, Internet studies, cyber security, philosophy of technology, and STS to investigate topics such as the balance between civil rights and cyber security; the rights that citizens of democratic countries should c

CFP: World Congress of Philosophy (Athens 2013) - Philosophy of Communication and Information

The World Congresses of Philosophy are organised every five years by the International Federation of Philosophical Societies in collaboration with one of its member societies. The XXIII World Congress of Philosophy will be held from August 4 through August 10, 2013, in Athens, Greece, under the auspices of the Hellenic Organizing Committee, which has been constituted by the Greek Philosophical Society. This is a call for papers for Section 46.

Symposium on Digital Ethics

The center for Digital Ethics & Policy at Loyola University Chicago (digitalethics.org) will be holding its second annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics on October 29th, 2012. The keynote speaker will be Professor Sherry Turkle from M.I.T.

Author Meets Critics Session: Luciano Floridi's The Philosophy of Information

Floridi's Philosophy of Information, Oxford UP

... to be held as part of the AISB/IACAP World Congress (in Honor of Alan Turing, 1912-1954), 2 July 2012, University of Birmingham.

CFP Inforgs and the Infosphere: Theme's from Floridi's Philosophy of AI

Special Issue of the Journal for Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence - Deadline 1 July 2012. The philosophy of artificial intelligence is undergoing significant transformation in the wake of new technologies and conceptual developments that are having an increasingly widespread impact on the shape of society and human life more generally. Luciano Floridi’s research on the philosophy and ethics of information represents an innovative and fruitful approach to the unprecedented philosophical issues that are arising as a consequence.

Symposium on the History and Philosophy of Programming

"As part of the AISB/IACAP World Congress programme, the Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science at Ghent University organizes a one day Symposium on the History and Philosophy of Programming. On the Occasion of the Turing Centennial, from 2-6 July 2012, the AISB (The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour) and the IACAP (The International Association for Computing and Philosophy) merge their annual symposia/conferences to the AISB/IACAP World Congress..."


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