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Talk: “Applying ethics in the field of human-machine interaction – observations and experiences.”

October 13, 2016 @ 18:30

The Office for Gender Competence at the TU cordially invites you to a guest lecture by Professor Arne Manzeschke on Thursday October 13, 2016 at 18.30.

The title of Professor Manzeschke’s talk is “Applying ethics in the field of human-machine interaction – observations and experiences.”

Place: Getreidemarkt 9, 1060 Wien, 8th floor; Seminarraum BA 08 B

For space and refreshment purposes, please confirm your participation no later than Tuesday October 11, 2016 by e-mail to Marjo.Rauhala@tuwien.ac.at

Abstract

Human-machine interaction is one of the most intriguing and unsettling developments that currently attracts attention in different fields, such as work, public health, or leisure time thus propelling scientific and public discourses in sociology of knowledge, STS, philosophy and ethics. This lecture will sketch a rough outline of the ongoing debate and depict some of the observations and experiences made in the field of applied ethics when using the MEESTAR (= Model for the Ethical Evaluation of Socio-Technological ARrangements).

Prof. Dr. theol. habil. Arne Manzeschke was born in 1962 in Hamburg. He is Professor of Anthropology & Ethics at the Lutheran University Nuremberg and Director of the Department of Ethics & Anthropology in Health Care, Institute Technology · Theology · Sciences, at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. In addition, Professor Manzeschke is the Research Director at the Center for Business Ethics, Berlin; Vice-President of Societas Ethica, European Society for Research in Ethics, and Member of the Ethics Commission on Preimplantation Diagnostics in Bavaria. He has conducted about 30 workshops with various research groups in the field of health care, medical technology, and industrial producing using his Model for the Ethical Evaluation of Socio-Technological Arrangements (MEESTAR).

Details

Date:
October 13, 2016
Time:
18:30

Venue

Getreidemarkt
Gumpendorferstraße 1
Wien, Austria
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