The Delft approach to teaching ethics and philosophy of technology to engineering students
As developed by the Ethics and Philosophy of Technology Section of TU Delft
This site showcases an approach for teaching ethics and philosophy of technology to engineering students developed by the Ethics and Philosophy of Technology Section (EPT) at TU Delft. The Section consists of experts in ethics and philosophy of technology who believe in research-based and problem-based teaching. Our teaching approach stems from the research projects being conducted in our section and from our educational experience with engineering students from all the faculties of TU Delft.
Current teaching activities at TU Delft
Research on education and innovation
19 september 2022
Responsible AI in Military Applications - Call for Papers
Artificial Intelligence can bring great advantages to the military, but at the same time it poses unique risks when applied in this domain. It comes with questions of accountability and responsibility, human control, legitimacy, human dignity and human autonomy. Researchers from the TU Delft Digital Ethics Centre will be putting together a special issue in the journal Ethics and Information Technology on Responsible AI in Military Applications. The editors welcome contributions.
12 maart 2021
New Mooc on ethical dilemmas professional engineering
Een nieuwe gratis online mooc over ethische dilemma’s in professional engineering wordt 16 maart gelanceerd. TBM onderzoeker Pieter Vermaas legt hierin uit hoe ingenieurs wereldwijd om kunnen gaan met ethische dilemma’s.
16 november 2018
PhD Course “Philosophy of Responsible Innovation” (2019) – OZSW + 4TU course
This course discusses the main philosophical issues in relation to Responsible Innovation, an emerging concept in the EU context which highlights the relevance of social-ethical issues in research and innovation practices.