This relatively new discipline of ethics dealing with “Technology” was born from the insight that new technological developments are having a profound influence on human life. We need to pose relevant and specific moral questions about just how technology changes and influences the many aspects of individual lives and social developments.
Current Research Projects
Conferences and Lectures
- Dr. Arianna Ferrari, Graduate School of Bio-Ethics, IZEW, Tübingen: “Does Genetic Modification Damage the Dignity of Animals?” (July 13,2005)
- Dr. Artur Müller, Industry Representative for the Firm: RAG/Degussa, Berlin: “Genetic Technology and the Responsibility of the Corporation” (July 9, 2007)
- Dr. Mathias Boysen, Working Group on Genetic Technology at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Berlin: Lecture and Workshop: “Green Genetic Technology: An Assessment of the Implications for Ethics and Science” (July 16-17, 2007)
- Olaf Bellstedt, Thüringen’s Bureau for the Environment and Geology, Jena: Workshop on Environmental Protection and Biodiversity. (February 13, 2008)