CFP: Questioning the Philosophy of Technology (Ireland) (2/1/07; 6/27/07-6/28/07)

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Questioning the Philosophy of Technology (QPT)

Conference at NUI Galway, Ireland, June 2007.

Call for Papers

27th – 28th June 2007

Key Note Speakers:

Andrew Feenberg: Simon Fraser University, Canada

Don Idhe: Stony Brook University, New York

We are delighted to confirm that two of the leading philosophers of
technology will be attending the first QPT Conference. The conference
will take place over two days. The first day will focus on seminars by
the keynote speakers. The second day will be devoted to accepted
conference papers.

The conference organising committee invites all papers that address
the growing field of the philosophy of technology and its influence on
our understanding of our world and ourselves. Papers will be peer
reviewed by the organizing committee.

The conference themes are inclusive of:

Technology and rationality: technical and social factors.
Technological democracy.
Analytic and continental philosophy of technology.
Technology and the changing nature of time and space.
The metaphysics, epistemology, and ontology of technology.
Philosophy of emerging technologies.
Technology and power.
Technology and alienation.
Technology and ethics.
Technology and education.


Submissions should be 2500 - 3000 words with an abstract of 200 - 400
words. Papers should be sent electronically to Aengus Daly and Roisin
Lally at as an attachment in one of the following
formats: Word (doc.), Rich Text Format (.rtf) or Portable Document
Format (pdf.).

The deadline for submissions is 1st February 2007. Notifications will
be made by the 15th March 2007. Papers will be due to commentators 1st
May 2007.

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