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Agnieszka Wykowska, Dr. habil., Principal Investigator and team leader of the unit “Social cognition in human-robot interaction” at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia.

Publications:

  • (1) Ciardo, Francesca, Frederike Beyer, Davide de Tommaso, and Agnieszka Wykowska. 2020. “Attribution of Intentional Agency Towards Robots Reduces One’s Own Sense of Agency.” Cognition 194: 104109.
  • (2) Willemse, Cesco, and Agnieszka Wykowska. 2019. “In Natural Interaction with Embodied Robots, We Prefer It When They Follow Our Gaze: A Gaze-Contingent Mobile Eyetracking Study.” Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences 374 (1771): 20180036.
  • (3) Perez-Osorio, Jairo, and Agnieszka Wykowska. 2019. “Adopting the Intentional Stance Toward Natural and Artificial Agents.” Philosophical Psychology 5 (7): 1–27.

Andreas Theodorou, Dr., Postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Computer Science, Umeå University.

Publications:

  • (1) Theodorou, Andreas and Dignum, Virginia. 2020. “Towards ethical and socio-legal governance in AI”, Nature Machine Intelligence 2(1), 10–12.
  • (2) Theodorou, Andreas, Robert H. Wortham, and Joanna J. Bryson. 2017. “Designing and Implementing Transparency for Real Time Inspection of Autonomous Robots.” Connection Science 29 (3): 230–41.
  • (3) Bryson, Joanna J., and Andreas Theodorou. 2019. “How Society Can Maintain Human-Centric Artificial Intelligence.” In Human-Centered Digitalization and Services. Vol. 19, edited by Eveliina Saari and Marja Toivonen, 305–23. Translational systems sciences volume 19. Singapore: Springer.

Andreas Bischof, Dr. phil., Research Group Leader at Chemnitz University of Technology.

Publications:

  • (1) Pentzold, Christian, and Andreas Bischof. 2019. “Making Affordances Real: Socio-Material Prefiguration, Performed Agency, and Coordinated Activities in Human – Robot Communication.” Social Media+ Society 5 (3): 2056305119865472.
  • (2) Bischof, Andreas. 2018. “The Challenge of Being Self-Aware When Building Robots for Everyday Worlds.” In Developing Support Technologies: Integrating Multiple Perspectives to Create Assistance That People Really Want. Vol. 23, edited by Athanasios Karafillidis and Robert Weidner, 127–35. Biosystems & Biorobotics 23. Cham: Springer International Publishing.
  • (3) Bischof, Andreas. 2017. Soziale Maschinen Bauen: Epistemische Praktiken Der Sozialrobotik: transcript Verlag.

Arne Maibaum, Dipl.-Soz.-Wiss., PhD fellow at TU Berlin.

Publications:

  • (1) Hergesell, Jannis, Maibaum, Arne, and Meister, Martin. 2020. Genese und Folgen der Pflegerobotik. Die Konstitution eines interdisziplinären Forschungsfeldes. Weinheim/Basel: Juventa.
  • (2) Hergesell, Jannis, and Maibaum, Arne. 2018. “Interests and Side Effects in Geriatric Care”. In Developing Support Technologies – Integrating Multiple Perspectives to Create Support that People Really Want, edited by Robert Weidner and Athanasius Karafilidis. Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag.
  • (3) Maibaum Arne. 2018. “Innovating while Inventing”. In Innovationsphänomene, edited by Jannis Hergesell, Arne Maibaum, C. Minnetian, and A. Sept. Springer VS, Wiesbaden

Astrid Marieke Rosenthal-von der Pütten, Prof. Dr., Chair Individual and Technology, Department of Society, Technology, and Human Factors, RWTH Aachen.

Publications:

  • (1) Rosenthal-von der Pütten, Astrid M., Nicole C. Krämer, Stefan Maderwald, Matthias Brand, and Fabian Grabenhorst. 2019. “Neural Mechanisms for Accepting and Rejecting Artificial Social Partners in the Uncanny Valley.” The Journal of Neuroscience 39 (33): 6555–70. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2956-18.2019.
  • (2) Von der Pütten, Astrid M, Nicole C. Krämer, Jonathan Gratch, and Sin-Hwa Kang. 2010. “It Doesn’t Matter What You Are! Explaining Social Effects of Agents and Avatars.” Computers in Human Behavior 26 (6): 1641–50.
  • (3) Rosenthal-von der Pütten, Astrid M, Nicole C. Krämer, Laura Hoffmann, Sabrina Sobieraj, and Sabrina C. Eimler. 2013. “An Experimental Study on Emotional Reactions Towards a Robot.” International Journal of Social Robotics 5 (1): 17–34.

Benedikt Paul Göcke, Prof. Dr. Dr., Chair of Philosophy of Religion and Philosophy of Science, Catholic Faculty of Theology, Ruhr-University Bochum.

Publications:

  • (1) Göcke, Benedikt Paul. 2018. The Panentheism of Karl Christian Friedrich Krause (1781–1832): From Transcendental Philosophy to Metaphysics: Peter Lang.
  • (2) Göcke, Benedikt Paul. 2014. A Theory of the Absolute: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • (3) Göcke, Benedikt Paul. 2017. “Christian Cyborgs: A Plea for a Moderate Transhumanism.” Faith and Philosophy 34 (3): 347–64.

Carmen Krämer, Dr. phil., Research Assistant at RWTH Aachen.

Publications:

  • (1) Krämer, Carmen. 2018. “9 Menschenwürde – Flucht – Medien. Reflexionen zu Ziffer 1 des deutschen Pressekodexes im Kontext der Medienberichterstattung über Flucht.” In Migration, Integration, Inklusion: Medienethische Herausforderungen Und Potenziale Für Die Digitale Mediengesellschaft, edited by Nina Köberer, Marlis Prinzig, and Michael Schröder. 1st ed., 151–62. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG.
  • (2) Kellerwessel, Wulf, and Carmen Krämer. 2018. “Flucht, Immigration Und Aufenthalt – Normative Perspektiven (Kellerwessel, Carmen Krämer).” PhLA 71 (2): 162–98.
  • (3) Krämer, Carmen. 2016. “Peter Singer und die Anfänge der Tierethik in der Moderne.” In Mensch – Tier – Ethik im interdisziplinären Diskurs, edited by Annette Förster, Wulf Kellerwessel, and Carmen Kramer. Ethik interdisziplinär Band 22. Berlin, Münster: LIT.

Daniel Neumann, Mag., Research Associate at the Department of Philosophy, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt.

Publications:

  • (1) Daniel Neumann, “Ist der geistige Automat frei? Göttliches und anarchisches Denken in Spinozas Ethik”, in: Thomas Kisser, Katrin Wille (Hg.), Spinozismus als Modell. Deleuze und Spinoza (Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink 2019).
  • (2) Daniel Neumann, “Kleine Geschichte denkender Automaten”, in: Tyyne Claudia Pollmann (Hg.), visions4people. Artistic Research Meets Psychiatry (Berlin: Jovis 2019).
  • (3) Daniel Neumann, “Die unsterbliche, mechanische Seele des Körpers. Descartes’ Maschine in der Kontroverse”, in: Von Menschen und Maschinen. Proceedings der 3. Tagung des Nachwuchsnetzwerks „INSIST“, 05.– 07. Oktober 2018 (in Vorbereitung).

David J. Gunkel, PhD, Distinguished Teaching Professor, Northern Illinois University (USA).

Publications:

  • (1) Gunkel, David J. 2012. The Machine Question: Critical Perspectives on AI, Robots, and Ethics: MIT Press.
  • (2) Gunkel, David J. 2016. Of Remixology: Ethics and Aesthetics After Remix: MIT Press.
  • (3) Gunkel, David J. 2018. Robot Rights: MIT Press.

Davide Ghiglino, PhD fellow at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia and University of Genova.

Publications:

  • (1) Ghiglino, Davide, De Tommaso, Davide, Wykowska, Agnieszka. 2018. Attributing Human-likeness to an Avatar: the Role of Time and Space in the Perception of Biological Motion. In: Social Robotics. 10th International Conference. ICSR 2018. Vol. 11357, edited by Shuzhi S. Ge, 400–409. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11357. Cham: Springer.
  • (2) Marchesi, Serena, Ghiglino, Davide, Ciardo Francesca, Perez-Osorio, Jairo, Baykara, Ebru, and Wykowska, Agnieszka. 2019. “Do We Adopt the Intentional Stance Toward Humanoid Robots?” Frontiers in Psychology 10:450.
  • (3) Ghiglino, Davide, Willemse, Cesco, De Tommaso, Davide, Bossi, Francesco, & Wykowska, Agnieszka. 2020. “At first sight: robots’ subtle eye movement parameters affect human attentional engagement, spontaneous attunement and perceived human-likeness”. Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics 11.1:31–39.

Diana Löffler, Dr., Post-Doc at Ubiquitous Design/Experience & Interaction Group, University of Siegen.

Publications:

  • (1) Löffler, Diana, Jörn Hurtienne, and Ilona Nord. 2019. “Blessing Robot BlessU2: A Discursive Design Study to Understand the Implications of Social Robots in Religious Contexts.” International Journal of Social Robotics 22 (5): 353.
  • (2) Löffler, Diana, Nina Schmidt, and Robert Tscharn. 2018. “Multimodal Expression of Artificial Emotion in Social Robots Using Color, Motion and Sound.” In HRI’18, March 5–8, 2018, Chicago, IL, USA, edited by Takayuki Kanda, Selma Ŝabanović, Guy Hoffman, and Adriana Tapus, 334–43. New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.
  • (3) Dörrenbächer, J., Löffler, Diana, and Hassenzahl, Marc. 2020. “Becoming a Robot – Overcoming Anthropomorphism with Techno-Mimesis”. Accepted for CHI 2020.

Dragos-Cristian Vasilescu, Dipl.-Ing., Teaching and Research Associate at the Institute of Management Science, TU Wien.

Publications:

  • (1) Vasilescu, D.-C. and Filzmoser, M. 2017. “Machine Invention Systems: A Fundamental Paradigm Shift in the Field of Innovation and its Societal Implications”. In Proceedings of Innovation and Sustainability International Scientific Conference, third edition, 6–13. Bucharest: Niculescu.
  • (2) Vasilescu, D.-C. and Filzmoser, M. 2018. “Machine Invention Systems: A New Approach to Innovation”. Vienna Young Scientists Symposium 2018, Book-of-Abstracts.com, Austria edited by P. Hans, G. Artner, J. Grames, H. Krebs, H. Mansouri Khosravi, and T. Rouhi. 22–23.

Gábor L. Ambrus, Dr., Post-doctoral researcher at Charles University, Faculty of Protestant Theology, Prague.

Publications:

  • (1) Ambrus, Gábor. 2019. “Creators and Creatures: The Creation Account in Genesis and the Idea of the Artificial Humanoid.” Zygon 54 (3): 557–74.
  • (2) Ambrus, Gábor. 2018. “Information, Language and the Human Self in the Play of Biblical Revelation.” The Heythrop Journal.
  • (3) Ambrus, Gábor. 2016. “In the Beginning Was the Word: Theological Reflections on Language and Technical Media in the Context of the Gospel of John.” Acta Universitatis Carolinae Theologica 6 (2): 135–51.

Ilona Nord, Prof. Dr., Chair of Protestant Theology and Religious Education, University of Würzburg.

Publications:

  • (1) Nord, Ilona, and Kristin Merle, eds. 2020. Mediatisierung Religiöser Kultur: Praktisch-Theologische Standortbestimmungen Im Interdisziplinären Kontext. 1. Auflage. Veröffentlichungen der Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft für Theologie (VWGTh) 58. Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt.
  • (2) Nord, Ilona and Zipernovsky, Hanna, eds. 2017. Religious Education in a Mediatized World. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer
  • (3) Nord, Ilona. 2008. Realitäten Des Glaubens: Zur Virtuellen Dimension Christlicher Religiosität: Berlin/NewYork: Walter De Gruyter.

Jan G. Michel, Dr., Post-Doc in the Emmy Noether Research Group “Theologie als Wissenschaft?!”, Chair of Philosophy of Religion and Philosophy of Science, Ruhr-University Bochum.

Publications:

  • (1) Backmann, Marius, and Jan G. Michel, eds. 2009. Physikalismus, Willensfreiheit, Künstliche Intelligenz. Paderborn: Mentis.
  • (2) Michel, Jan G., ed. (forthcoming). Making Scientific Discoveries: Interdisciplinary Reflections. Paderborn: Mentis/Brill.
  • (3) Michel, Jan G. 2019. “How Are Species Discovered? Declarative Speech Acts in Biology.” Grazer Philosophische Studien 96 (3): 419–41.

Johannes Grössl, Dr., Assistant Professor for Fundamental Theology and Comparative Religion at University of Würzburg, Germany.

Publications:

  • (1) Grössl, Johannes. 2015. Die Freiheit des Menschen als Risiko Gottes: Der offene Theismus als Konzeption der Vereinbarkeit von göttlicher Allwissenheit und menschlicher Freiheit. Studien zur systematischen Theologie, Ethik und Philosophie 3. Münster: Aschendorff.
  • (2) Stump, Eleonore, Georg Gasser, and Johannes Grössl, eds. 2015. Göttliches Vorherwissen Und Menschliche Freiheit: Beiträge Aus Der Aktuellen Analytischen Religionsphilosophie: Kohlhammer Verlag.
  • (3) Grössl, Johannes. 2018. “Verbesserung oder Zerstörung der menschlichen Natur? Eine theologische Evaluation des Transhumanismus.” In Designobjekt Mensch: Die Agenda des Transhumanismus auf dem Prüfstand, edited by Benedikt P. Göcke and Frank Meier-Hamidi, 339–361. Freiburg, Basel, Wien: Herder.

Jörn Hurtienne, Prof. Dr., Chair of Psychological Ergonomics, University of Würzburg.

Publications:

  • (1) Hurtienne, Jörn. 2017. “How Cognitive Linguistics Inspires HCI: Image Schemas and Image-Schematic Metaphors.” International Journal of Human – Computer Interaction 33 (1): 1–20.
  • (2) Klüber, S., Löffler, Diana, Hassenzahl, Marc, Nord, Ilona, and Hurtienne, Jörn. 2020. “Designing Ritual Artifacts for Technology-Mediated Relationship Transitions”. Accepted for TEI ’20.
  • (3) Löffler, Diana, Jörn Hurtienne, and Ilona Nord. 2019. “Blessing Robot BlessU2: A Discursive Design Study to Understand the Implications of Social Robots in Religious Contexts.” Internatinal Journal of Social Robotics 22 (5): 353.

Julia Alessandra Harzheim, Forum Scientiarum Tübingen & Institut für Ethik und Geschichte der Medizin Tübingen.

Publications:

  • (1) Teichmann, Fabian and Harzheim, Julia Alessandra. 2019. „Sterbehilfe: Recht und Gesellschaft“. ZBJV 155: 377–401. Bern.

Kilian Karger, M.A., PhD fellow at the Munich School of Philosophy, Scholarship Holder from Hanns Seidel Stiftung.

Leonie Seng, M.A., Scientific Assistant at Ludwigsburg University of Education.

Publications:

  • (1) Maisenhölder, Patrick, and Leonie Seng. 2019. “The Serious Side of Science Fiction – on the Usage of Medial Depictions of Artificial Intelligence for Ethical Reflection Using Detroit: Become Human as an Example.” In 12th International Conference for Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) 2019, 3321–27.
  • (2) Seng, Leonie. 2019. “Mein Haus, mein Auto, mein Roboter? Eine (medien-)ethische Beurteilung der Angst vor Robotern und künstlicher Intelligenz” In Maschinenethik: Normative Grenzen autonomer Systeme, edited by Matthias Rath, Friedrich Krotz, and Matthias Karmasin, 57–72. Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien.
  • (3) Seng, Leonie. 2018. “Maschinenethik und Künstliche Intelligenz.” In Handbuch Maschinenethik. Vol. 22, edited by Oliver Bendel. Living reference work, 1–21. Springer Reference Geisteswissenschaften.

Lukas Brand, Mag.-Theol., Research Assistant at the Chair for Philosophy of Religion and Philosophy of Science at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.

Publications:

  • (1) Brand, Lukas. 2018. Künstliche Tugend: Roboter Als Moralische Akteure: Verlag Friedrich Pustet.
  • (2) Brand, Lukas. 2020. Die Maschine als Mensch. Ökumenische Rundschau 64 (1), 50–59.

Michael Filzmoser, PhD, Associate Professor at the Institut of Management Science, TU Wien.

Publications:

  • (1) Filzmoser, Michael. 2010. Simulation of Automated Negotiation. Berlin: Springer.

Rebecca Davnall, PhD., Lecturer in Philosophy, Olaf Stapledon Centre for Speculative Futures, University of Liverpool.

Publications:

  • (1) Davnall, Rebecca. 2019. “Solving the Single-Vehicle Self-Driving Car Trolley Problem Using Risk Theory and Vehicle Dynamics.” Science and engineering ethics.

Scarlet Siebert, M.Sc., PhD candidate at TH Köln University of Applied Sciences, Institute for Media Research and Media Education.

Publications:

  • (1) Siebert, Scarlet, Nils Tolksdorf, Katharina Rohlfing, and Isabel Zorn. 2019. “Raising Robotic Natives? Persuasive Potentials of Social Robots in Early Education.” The Journal of Communication and Media Studies 4 (4): 21–35.

Stefan Reining, Dr., Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chair of Information Systems and Strategic IT Management, University of Duisburg-Essen

Publications:

  • (1) Reining, Stefan. 2016. “On the Supposed Dilemma of Conciliationism.” Episteme 13 (3): 305–28. https://doi.org/10.1017/epi.2015.47.
  • (2) Reining, Stefan. 2016. “Peerhood in Deep Religious Disagreements.” Religious Studies 52 (3): 403–19.
  • (3) Reining, Stefan. 2018. “Reconsidering the Case for Colour Relativism.” Metaphysica 19 (1): 57–86.

Swantje Luthe, Dipl. theol., Research assistant at the Chair of Protestant Theology and Religious Education, University of Würzburg.

Publications:

  • (1) Luthe, Swantje, Nord, Ilona, Löffler, Diana, and Hurtienne, Jörn. 2019. „Segensroboter „BlessU-2“. Forschungsimpulse für die Praktische Theologie angesichts der Entwicklung sozialer Roboter“. Pastoraltheologie 108 (3): 107–123.
  • (2) Luthe, Swantje. 2017. „Priestertum aller Glaubenden? Digitale Formen von Andacht und Partizipationsmöglichkeiten“. Praktische Theologie 52 (1): 31–38.
  • (3) Luthe, Swantje. 2016. „Trauerarbeit online – Facebook als Generator für Erinnerungen“. In Tod und Trauer im Netz: Mediale Kommunikationen in der Bestattungskultur, edited by Ilona Nord and Thomas Klie, Stuttgart.

Tobias Müller, Dr., Lecturer in Philosophy at the Munich School of Philosophy.

Publications:

  • (1) Müller, Tobias. in press. Das Rätsel des Bewusstseins. Eine Theorie der Subjektivität im Zeitalter der Naturwissenschaften: Alber Verlag.
  • (2) Müller, Tobias. in press. Anthropologische Grundbestimmungen und ihre Bedeutung für die aktuellen Entwicklungen von KI, Robotik und Assistenzsystemen. In Roboter als (Er-)Lösung? Orientierung der Pflege von morgen am christlichen Menschenbild in Forschung – Technik – Praxis, edited by Stephan Mokry and Maximilian T. L. Rückert, Paderborn: Bonifatius Verlag.
  • (3) Müller, Tobias. in press. Zur Anthropologie des Transhumanismus. In Schöne neue Welt, oder was kommt nach dem Menschen? Der Transhumanismus als Utopie und als technologisches Projekt, edited by H. Watzka and S. Herzberg.

Vanessa Schäffner, M.A., M.Sc., Ph.D. Candidate at Munich School of Philosophy.

Publications:

  • (1) Schäffner, Vanessa. 2018. “Caught up in Ethical Dilemmas: An Adapted Consequentialist Perspective on Self-Driving Vehicles.” In Envisioning Robots in Society –Power, Politics, and Public Space, Proceedings of Robophilosophy 2018/TRANSOR 2018, edited by M. Coeckelbergh, J. Loh, M. Funk, J. Seibt, and M. Nørskov. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications. Amsterdam: IOS Press.
  • (2) Schäffner, Vanessa. 2020. “Wenn Ethik zum Programm wird: Eine risikoethische Analyse moralischer Dilemmata des autonomen Fahrens.” Zeitschrift für Ethik und Moralphilosophie (2020). Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42048-020-00061-9.

Walther Ch. Zimmerli, Prof. Dr. DPhil h.c. (University of Stellenbosch), Honorary Professor Humboldt-University Berlin, Senior Visiting Fellow Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) Vienna, DSI-Fellow Digital Society Initiative University of Zürich.

Publications:

  • (1) Zimmerli, Walther Ch., and Stefan Wolf, eds. 1994. Künstliche Intelligenz : Philosophische Probleme. Stuttgart: Reclam.
  • (2) Zimmerli, Walther Ch. 2014. “From Fiction to Science. A German-Japanese Era Project.” In Robotics in Germany and Japan: Philosophical and Technical Perspectives, edited by Michael Funk and Bernhard Irrgang. 1st, New ed. Dresdener Studien zur Philosophie der Technologie 5. Frankfurt a.M: Peter Lang GmbH Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften. Philosophy of Technology Studies / Dresdner Studien zur Philosophie der Technologie 5. Frankfurt a.M: Peter Lang GmbH Internationaler Verlag
  • (3) Zimmerli, Walther Ch. 2020. “Macht Information Sinn? Reflexionen zur Iteration von Unterschied und Nichtwissen.” In Information und Wissen. Beiträge zum transdisziplinären Diskurs, edited by K. Pelikan and Th. Roelcke, 69–83. Berlin: Peter Lang.

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