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Professor Mark Coeckelbergh

Job: Professor of Technology and Social Responsibility

Faculty: Technology

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

Research group(s): Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 257 7487

E: mark.coeckelbergh@dmu.ac.uk

W: coeckelbergh.wordpress.com


Personal profile

Mark Coeckelbergh is Professor of Technology and Social Responsibility at the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, De Montfort University, UK. He is also co-Chair of the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society Technical Committee on Robot Ethics and is involved in European research projects in the areas of robotics and responsible innovation. Previously he was Managing Director of the 3TU Centre for Ethics and Technology. His publications include Growing Moral Relations (Palgrave Macmillan 2012), Human Being @ Risk (Springer 2013), and numerous articles in the area of philosophy of technology, in particular ethics of robotics and ICT. He also has research interests in moral philosophy, environmental philosophy and ethics of finance.

Research group affiliations

Research interests/expertise

  • Ethics of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)
  • Ethics of Robotics
  • Ethics of Emerging Technologies
  • Philosophy of Technology
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Environmental Philosophy
  • Society, Culture, Modernity

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