Philosophy and AI workshop - an interdisciplinary dialogue

A workshop to facilitate the integration of philosophical concerns and technical approaches to technology.


This event has been postponed until further notice


This day-long event welcomes attendees from philosophy, computer science, or any other areas that have a perspective on the philosophical issues raised by AI.

Presentations will be 20-25 minutes long with a focus on 30-35 minutes of open discussion.

The workshop is divided into blocks which will stage two speakers, providing an open and interactive dialogue about issues that are raised during the presentations.

Confirmed speakers

  • Professor Vincent C Müller, Professor in Ethics of Technology, Philosophy and Ethics Group, Faculty of IS, Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e) & University Academic Fellow Interdisciplinary Ethics Applied Centre (IDEA) & Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds & Turing Fellow @ The Alan Turing Institute.
  • Professor David Hogg, Professor in Artificial Intelligence, Computer vision & Machine Learning, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Leeds & Turing Fellow @ The Alan Turing Institute. Director of Artificial Intelligence research theme; Director of UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in AI for Medical Diagnosis and Care.
  • Dr Antonio de la Vega de Leon, Lecturer in Chemoinformatics, Information School, University of Sheffield. Marie Curie Fellow:  The D3i4AD project & Machine learning and visualization in pharmaceutical research to aid decision making.
  • Dr Paula Boddington, Senior Research Fellow, School of Healthcare Sciences, University of Cardiff​ & Philosophy Tutor, New College of the Humanities.
  • Dr David Strohmaier, Research Associate, Department of Computer Science and Technology, ALTA Institute, University of Cambridge.
  • Dr Ioannis Votsis, Teaching Fellow, Department of Philosophy, London School of Economics (LSE)& Senior Lecturer, Philosophy Faculty, The New School of the Humanities & Assistant Director of the Duesseldorf Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science.


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This event is free to attend thanks to the sponsorship of The Society for Applied Philosophy.

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