Prof.dr. M.J. (Jeroen) van den Hoven


Jeroen van den Hoven is university professor and full professor of Ethics and Technology at Delft University of Technology and editor in chief of Ethics and Information Technology. He is currently the scientific director of the Delft Design for Values Institute. He was the founding scientific director of 4TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology (2007-2013). In 2009, he won the World Technology Award for Ethics as well as the IFIP prize for ICT and Society for his work in Ethics and ICT. Jeroen van den Hoven was founder, and until 2016 Programme Chair, of the program of the Dutch Research Council on Responsible Innovation. He published Designing in Ethics (Van den Hoven, Miller & Pogge eds., Cambridge University Press, 2017) and Evil Online (Cocking & Van den Hoven, Blackwell, 2018) He is a permanent member of the European Group on Ethics (EGE) to the European Commission. In 2017 he was knighted in the Order of the Lion of The Netherlands.

  • Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence?
  • van den Hoven, J., D. Helbing, D. Pedreschi, J. Domingo-Ferrer, F. Gianotti, and M. Christen (2012). FuturICT—The road towards ethical ICT. The European Physical Journal – Special Topics 214(1), 153–181.
  • van den Hoven, J., G.-J. Lokhorst, and I. van de Poel (2012). Engineering and the Problem of Moral Overload.Science and Engineering Ethics 18(1), 143–155.
  • van den Hoven, J. (2005). E-democracy, e-contestation and the monitoral citizen. Ethics and Information Technology 7(2), 51–59.
  • van den Hoven, J. and G.-J. Lokhorst (2002). Deontic Logic and Computer Supported Ethics. Metaphilosophy 33(3), 376–387.
  • van den Hoven, J. (1998). Privacy and the Varieties of Informational Wrongdoing. Austr. Journal of Professional and Applied Ethics 1(1), 30–43.
  • Responsible Innovation in brief
  • Nederland in ideeën: Innovatie als moreel concept
  • Het beste idee van 2014: Maatschappelijk Verantwoord Innoveren
  • The Cambridge Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics: The use of normative theories in computer ethics

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  • Koops, B.-J., Oosterlaken, I., Romijn, H., Swierstra, T., van den Hoven, J. (2015).
    Responsible Innovation 2: Concepts, Approaches, and Applications. Springer.
  • van den Hoven, J., N. Doorn, T. Swierstra, B.-J. Koops and H. Romijn (2014). 
    Responsible Innovation 1: Innovative Solutions for Global Issues. Springer.
  • Oosterlaken, I. and J. van den Hoven, eds. (2012). 
    The Capability Approach, Technology and Design. Springer.
  • Vincent, N., I. van de Poel, and J. van den Hoven, eds. (2011). 
    Moral Responsibility: Beyond Free Will and Determinism. Springer.
  • Bolkestein, F., J. van den Hoven, I. van de Poel, E. Oosterlaken, A. van Gorp, P. Kroes, and B. Taebi (2009).
    De politiek der dingen. Netherlands: Damon.
  • van den Hoven, J. and J. Weckert, eds. (2009).
    Information Technology and Moral Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
  • van den Hoven, J., Vermaas, P. E., van de Poel, I. Eds.
    Handbook of Ethics, Values, and Technological Design. Springer.

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Jeroen van den Hoven

Full Professor

Values, Technology and Innovation

Ethics/Philosophy of Technology

Lissy Mayer

Research interests:
Ethics of Technology
Computer Ethics
Value Sensitive Design
Responsible Innovation

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