BIOUNCERTAINTY - ERC Starting Grant no. 805498
Philosophy of risk in Eindhoven
Karolina Wiśniowska, one of PhD researchers in BIOUNCERTAINTY project, took part in the "Philosophy of Risk" course organized by The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and the 4TU Center for Ethics and Technology.The course took place at the campus of the Eindhoven University of Technology between 28th October and 1st November. The topics discussed concerned what risks are, harms people may be exposed to when they are subject to risks or when others impose risks upon them and what is the proper response to it. The teoretical considerations were connected with discussions about current problems of applied philosophy such as risks related to robots and automated technologies, the future of human enchancement, recommender systems, risks and uncertainty in medical contexts, and much more. Lectures were provided by: Sven Nyholm (TU/e), Sabine Roeser (Delft), Neelke Doorn (Delft), John Danaher (NUI Galway), Philip Nickel (TU/e), Wybo Houkes (TU/e), Owen King (Twente), Kritika Maheshwari (Groningen) and Jilles Smids (TU/e).