JOB: Three PhD Positions in Ethics of Technology

The 3TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology in the Netherlands offers 3 PhD Positions in Ethics of Technology.

We are looking for three talented PhD students for projects in the areas of:

  • Ethics of Technology (various areas) (Eindhoven University of Technology)
  • Technology & Ethics (various areas) (Delft University of Technology)
  • Ethics of Emerging Medical Technologies (University of Twente)

 Application Deadline:  June 10th, 2014

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CFP – ISEE at Central APA, February 18-21, 2015

The International Society for Environmental Ethics invites suISEE Logo 175 by 175bmissions of individual papers (approximately 20 minutes running time) or proposals for themed sessions (particular topics, author meets critics, etc.; 2 or 3 hours running time) for the next Central Division APA meeting. The meeting will be held in St. Louis, Missouri, USA at the Hilton, Ball Park.

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WORKSHOP – Natural Environments and Cultural Services

A WORKSHOP TO BE HELD ON 23-24 June 2014 AT DURHAM UNIVERSITY, UK

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According to decision making bodies such as the UK Government’s DEFRA and the UN Environment Programme, one of the reasons ecosystems have value is because they can provide human beings with cultural ecosystem services. The thought is that woods, say, or wetlands have value, not simply because they supply us with fuel, food and other material benefits, but because they can inspire us, for instance, or fortify our resolve, or hone our aesthetic faculties, or provide us with religious symbols, or shape our sense of who we are. Continue reading

JOB – Assist/Assoc Professor in Sustainability and Environmental Policy

Cutler HallAOS: Environmental sustainability, environmental studies, environmental economics, or related environmental policy areas.

 

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CFP – Phenomenology and the Environment

northern lightsIn the last ten years there has been an explosion of writing about the contributions phenomenology can make to our understanding of the environment.  The volume, proposed by Rowman & Littlefield, would be a compilation of essays reflecting the work of contemporary practitioners of phenomenology into the core questions of environmental philosophy.  The sense of “phenomenology” here is an expansive one, meant to include not only traditional varieties, but also those, for example, informed by more existential, hermeneutic, post-structuralist, or post-phenomenological approaches and figures.

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