Dr. H.M. (Herman) Veluwenkamp

Profile

Herman is a postdoctoral researcher working on the AITech project. AiTech is TU Delft’s multidisciplinary research program on awareness, concepts, and design & engineering of autonomous technology under meaningful human control. Herman did his PhD at the University of Groningen and has published on metaethics, belief revision and non-monotonic logic. Before he started his career in philosophy, he obtained a BSc. in Computer Science and worked in IT as software engineer and project manager for several years.

Research

Herman’s current research focuses on (technological and social) responsibility gaps, meaningful human control and the metaethics of value learning.

Course coordinator for the following courses:

2019/2020

  • Ethics of AI
  • Current Issues in Ethics and Politics (with Charlotte Knowles)
  • Ethics: an introduction
  • Good & Evil
  • Ethics

2018/2019

  • Current Issues in Ethics and Politics (with Justin Bruner)
  • Ethics: an introduction

2017/2018

  • Actuele Vragen (with Boudewijn de Bruin)

  • Ethics: an introduction

2016/2017

  • Ethics: an introduction
  • The ethics and governance of algorithmic decision making (University of Bayreuth; with Marco Meyer and Carsten Jung)
  • Reasoning Biases, Non-Monotonic Logics and Belief Revision. Theoria, 83: 29–52, 2017 (with C. Dutilh Novaes).
  • Parfit’s and Scanlon’s non-metaphysical moral realism as alethic pluralism, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 20(4), 751-76, 2017.

Herman Veluwenkamp

Postdoc

Department:
Values, Technology and Innovation

Section:
Ethics/Philosophy of Technology

Research interests:
Meaningful human control
Value learning
Metaethics
Responsibility gaps