Virtue Ethics and Technology

September 19, 2024 - September 20, 2024
Working Group on Philosophy of Technology (WGPT), KU Leuven

Institute of Philosophy
Kardinaal mercierplein 2
Leuven 3000

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  • Belgian Royal Military Academy
  • Working Group on Philosophy of Technology (WGPT)


University of Edinburgh


Royal Academies for Science and The Arts of Belgium
Ghent University

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International Conference on Virtue Ethics and Technology

19-20 September 2024 – KU Leuven, Belgium

The KU Leuven Working Group on Philosophy of Technology and the Belgian Royal Military Academy are delighted to announce a 2-day international conference on the interplay between virtue ethics and the philosophy of technology (with one day dedicated to military technologies), to be held (in-person) at the Institute of Philosophy in Leuven, Belgium 19-20 September 2024.

Conference Themes: The conference aims to explore the possibilities for understanding and addressing the ethical, political and societal challenges raised by new and emerging technologies through the lens of virtue ethics. One day of the conference will focus particularly on the challenges posed by new and emerging technologies in military contexts. We warmly invite philosophers, ethicists, and researchers from related fields to submit abstracts for papers or panels addressing a wide range of topics

Keynote Speakers: 

  • Lonneke Peperkamp (Netherlands Royal Military Academy)
  • Fabio Tollon (Centre for Technomoral Futures, University of Edinburgh)

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July 1, 2024, 9:00am CET

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