prof.dr.ir. A.W.M. (Anthonie) Meijers - Expertises

Meijers, prof.dr.ir. A.W.M.
Adres :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Postbus 513
5600 MB EINDHOVEN
Leerstoel :
Filosofie en Ethiek van de Techniek
Faculteit :
Faculteit Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences
Afdeling :
Bestuur van de Faculteit IE&IS
Functiecategorie :
Hoogleraar (HGL)
Functie :
Universiteitshoogleraar
Intern adres :
IPO 1.12
Tel :
040-247 2026
Tel (intern) :
2026
Email :
A.W.M.Meijers@tue.nl
Afdeling :
Philosophy & Ethics
Functiecategorie :
Hoogleraar (HGL)
Functie :
Universiteitshoogleraar
Intern adres :
IPO 1.12
Tel :
040-247 2026
Tel (intern) :
2026
Email :
A.W.M.Meijers@tue.nl

Delen / Bookmark

Expertises

  • D32100 - Geschiedenis en filosofie van natuurwetenschappen en techniek
  • D14900 - Technology assessment

Biografie

Anthonie W.M. Meijers (1953) is professor of the philosophy and ethics of technology. He is Distinguished University Professor at TU/e andvice-dean of the Faculty Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences. He is also a member of the management team of the 3TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology, a member of the Humanities Board at NWO, and chair of the Dutch research School of Philosophy.

Anthonie Meijers studied mechanical engineering (Delft 1978) and philosophy (Utrecht 1987) and received his PhD in philosophy at Leiden University (1994). His dissertation was on the foundation of Searle's theory of speech acts in his theory of mind, for which he did extensive research at the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include: the theory of artefacts, the  epistemology of engineering, ethics oftechnology (specifically behavior change technologies), speech act theory, and the theory of collective action and collective intentionality.

Anthonie Meijers is co-founder and since 2005 editor in chief of Philosophical Explorations, an international journal for the philosophy of mind and action. He is also the editor in chief of the landmark handbook Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences (2009), published by Elsevier.