About-WPE-2007

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Dates & Location: The 2007 Workshop on Philosophy and Engineering (WPE-2007) will be held 29-31 October 2007 (Monday-Wednesday) at the Delft University of Technology (TUDelft) in the Department of Philosophy.

History: A meeting was held at the Engineering Systems Division of MIT on 19-20 October 2006 by the Philosophy and Engineering Planning group headed by Taft Broome, Howard University. At that meeting, a decision was reached to hold a Workshop on Philosophy and Engineering in 2007.

Mission: The workshop’s mission is to encourage reflection on engineering, engineers, and technology by philsophers and engineers alike.

Affiliation & Cooperation: WPE-2007 is run in cooperation and affiliation with the Society for Philosophy and Technology (www.spt.org) and the ASEE Ethics Division (www.asee.org).

Sponsors: WPE-2007 has received financial support from the Sloan Foundation, Deere & Company, MIT, TUDelft, and The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Workshop secretary:
Ms. Henneke Filiz-Piekhaar
Delft University of Technology
Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management,
Department of Philosophy
Jaffalaan 5, 2628 BX Delft
The Netherlands
Phone: ++31 15 2783887
Email: H.C.Filiz-Piekhaar@tudelft.nl

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