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Health - Philosophy - Jul 20
Health - Philosophy
Many countries are turning to digital aids to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic. ETH researchers are now pointing out the ethical challenges, that need to be taken into account and the issues that need careful consideration when planning, developing and implementing such tools.
Philosophy - Economics - Jul 1

EPFL professor Anthony Davison and co-authors provide a mathematical basis for concerns about ethical implications of AI.

Philosophy - Environment - Jan 17

Anna Jobin has investigated which ethics guidelines for artificial intelligence already exist, and finds that ethical AI is by no means merely a technical matter.

Computer Science - Philosophy - Mar 25, 2017
Computer Science - Philosophy

Sometimes it's the questions, rather than the answers, that show how the world is changing. For example, questions about the moral consequences of machines and computers becoming more intelligent. A group of ETH students have tackled this issue.

Philosophy - Computer Science - Apr 5

The Neue Zürcher Zeitung recently published a paper on the ethical challenges of digitisation written by Peter Seele, economist, philosopher and professor of business ethics at USI Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society and Dirk Helbing, professor of Computational Social Science at ETH Zurich.

Physics - Philosophy - Aug 22, 2019
Physics - Philosophy

Time is a fundamental dimension of human existence and comes in many forms. Using a comparative approach, philosopher and physicist Norman Sieroka looks at what distinguishes them, using time travel and music.

Health - Philosophy - Sep 16, 2016
Health - Philosophy

For example, lay people think that the sickest patients and those on waiting lists should be treated first, while ethicists - and to some degree medical professionals - tend to have a different set of priorities. This is the conclusion of a study by ETH researchers investigating the principles that apply to the fair allocation of scarce medical resources.

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The Swiss Society of Philosophy

The Swiss Society of Philosophy promotes the study and the discussions about philosophical problems. The society promote also philosophical activities in Switzerland with its publication: Studia philosophica.  

philosophie.ch

Le portail suisse pour la philosophie gives general information about philosophy and research in the field of philosophy. On the website, you can fin a jobportal and a agenda of philosophical manifestations in Switzerland.

Suisse Romande Association in Practical Philosophie (SRAPP)

The Suisse Romande Association in Practical Philosophie aims to facilitate and encourage research on practical philosophy and to establish and maintain a network of practical philosophers in Suisse-Romande. These aims are facilitated by hosting an annual conference, holding group meetings and other events and maintaining a website and e-mailing list.

Institute for Applied Philosophy (IsFA)

The Institute for Applied Philosophy (Istituto di Filosofia Applicata) is an institute of the Theology Faculty of Lugano. It offers courses and promotes research and publications in the fields of applied philosophy.