On December 13, I will be a member of a thesis committee at the University of Evora (Portugal).
Angelo Milhano will defend his thesis on “Philosophy of Technology as Hermeneutics. From Freud to Heidegger and Marcuse” (A filosofia da técnica como hermêneutica. De Freud a Heidegger and Marcuse) :
A workshop with Mark Coeckelbergh organized by me and the other members of the research chair “Ethics, Technology, and Transhumanism” will take place this Wednesday at the université catholique de Lille from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Mark Coeckelbergh will also deliver a public lecture between 1 p.m. and 2.30 p.m.
Maison des chercheurs (5th floor)
60 bis rue du port
- 8.45am-9am Welcoming
- 9am-9.15am Introduction Alberto Romele, David Doat, and Benjamin Bourcier (Université Catholique de Lille)
- 9.15am-10am Charles Cocault (ENS Paris): “About the possibility of moral robots”
- 10am-10.45am Richard Lewis (Vrije Universiteit Brussel): “Human Being@Risk :Towards a Normative Postphenomenology”
- 10.45am-11am Coffee-break
- 11am-11.45am Alberto Romele : “Language and technology”
- 11.45am-1pm Lunch
- 1pm-2.30pm Public Lecture by Mark Coeckelbergh: “Digital Technology and Romanticism”
- 3 pm-3.45pm Apolline Taillandier (Sciences Po Paris): “Varities of material romanticism”
- 3.45pm-4pm Coffee-break
- 4pm-4.45pm Fabrizio DeFilippi (University of Turin/EUR ArTeC): “Dialectic of romanticism or dialectic of capitalism?”
- 4.45pm.-5.30pm Jacques Printz (Université catholique de Lille): “From Machines to Systems”
- 5.30pm-5.45pm Closing remarks Alberto Romele, David Doat, and Benjamin Bourcier
All contributions (15-20 minutes) will be followed by a reply by Mark Coeckelbergh and an open discussion among the participants to the workshop.
Three conferences in the next four weeks: on November 26 I will be in Porto for the kick-off meeting of the research project “From Data to Wisdom.” I will speak about imaginatives machines in the artworld. The same conference will be delivered in French on December 11 at the Maison Sciences de l’Homme Nord (Paris), in the context of the conference “Des machines imaginantes de fiction?”. On December 17 I will present with David Doat the results of our investigations on the transhumanist imaginaries (ethnographic research + a web mapping) at the seminar of the COSTECH lab, University of Technology of Compiègne.
On November 26-27, I am going to participate to the kick-off meeting of the research project “From Data to Wisdom.” I am going to talk of “Imaginative Machines in the Artworld,” and I am going to take part to the roundtable “The Medieval and Contemporary Conception of Knowledge and the Visual Experience”: http://ifilosofia.up.pt/activities/visio-cognitio-2018
On November 9, 2018 I will participate to the conference “Archive.archives: technologies herméneutiques” at the University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès
Saturday October 13, 2018 I am going to give a lecture at the ENS Paris from 2.30 p.m. to 4 p.m. within the séminaire de l’école française de Daseinsanalyse. The title of the lecture will be “Imaginer n’est pas créer”
I am honored to announce that on September 1, 2018, I have been appointed assistant professor (maître de conférences) in philosophy of technology at the Lille Catholic University, ETHICS Lab, https://lillethics.com/
The journal AI & Society: Knowledge, Culture and Communication has released the article I wrote with Marta Severo and Paolo Furia “Digital Hermeneutics. From Interpreting with Machines to Interpretational Machines”: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00146-018-0856-2. Here you can read a pre-peer reviewed version of it for free. Enjoy!
I am pleased to announce that the book Towards a Philosophy of Digital Media that I have edited together with Enrico Terrone (University of Turin) for Palgrave Macmillan is finally out : https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783319757582
I am very pleased to announce that the research project “From Data to Wisdom”, a research project on data visualization from the Middle Ages to the Digital Age has been funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) with 239.000 euros. The project will be coordinated by José Higuera Rubio, José Francisco Preto Meirinhos and myself: http://ifilosofia.up.pt/projects/data-wisdom