This is a both original and very accessible book. Everyone interested in the philosophical and social aspects of technological change has much to learn from it. I am particularly impressed by the authors’ innovative treatment of the new notion of conceptual disruption.
Sven Ove Hansson
Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Ibo van de Poel is a Professor in Ethics of Technology at TU Delft. His research focuses on values, technology and design and how values, and related concepts, that address ethical issues in technology (can) change over time.
Lily Eva Frank is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Ethics at Eindhoven University of Technology where she works on technologies of the body and ways in which they can be ethically and socially disruptive.
Julia Hermann is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Ethics at the University of Twente where she works on ectogestative technology, care robots, technomoral change and progress, and new methodologies in the ethics of technology.
Jeroen Hopster is an Assistant Professor of Ethics at Utrecht University. His research centers on climate ethics and on investigating the nature of socially disruptive technologies.
Dominic Lenzi is an Assistant Professor in Environmental Ethics at the University of Twente. His research focuses on ethics and political philosophy in the Anthropocene, including topics related to climate ethics, planetary boundaries and natural resource justice, and environmental values and valuation.
Sven Nyholm is a Professor of the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. His research explores how new developments in artificial intelligence and robotics are related to traditional topics within moral philosophy, such as moral responsibility, well-being and meaning in life, and our human self-understanding.
Behnam Taebi is Professor of Energy & Climate Ethics at Delft University of Technology. Taebi is the co-Editor-in-Chief of Science and Engineering Ethics, and co-editor of The Ethics of Nuclear Energy (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and the author of Ethics and Engineering. An Introduction (Cambridge University Press, 2021).
Elena Ziliotti is an Assistant Professor of Ethics and Political Philosophy at TU Delft. Her research focuses on Western democratic theory and Comparative democratic theory, with a particular focus on contemporary Confucian political theory.