Peter-Paul Verbeek

Titels Prof. dr. ir.
Initials P.P.C.C.
Main position Hoogleraar UT
Disciplines History and philosophy of science and technology
Chair Filosofie van mens en techniek
Domain Humanities
Membership Member
Since 2018
Chair of Committee for the Freedom of Scientific Pursuit
Member of Humanities
Employed by Universiteit Twente
Faculteit Gedragswetenschappen, Afdeling Wijsbegeerte
Postbus 217
7500 AE Enschede
tel.  053 489 4460
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Peter-Paul Verbeek investigates the relationship between humans and technology. He develops concepts that explain the latest technological advances and their impact on humanity. His work combines philosophy, ethics, design, biomedical technology, materials science, and art. Verbeek is a former chairperson of The Young Academy. He makes frequent media appearances, has talked about his research at festivals (Lowlands and De Zwarte Cross), and is the author of two popular science publications, De grens van de mens and Op de vleugels van Icarus.