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Steven Umbrello

  • Managing Director
  • Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
  • 9PublicationsNumber of items in Steven's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 20ReadersNumber of instances of Steven's publications in Mendeley libraries. Updated daily.

Research interests

transhumanismphilosophy of sciencephilosophyethicsemerging technologiesapplied philosophy

About

Steven Umbrello currently serves as the Managing Director at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies and is also an IEET Advisory Board member. He studied philosophy of science and technology at the University of Toronto and is now studying epistemology, ethics and mind at the University of Edinburgh. Steven currently serves as a junior associate at the Global Catastrophic Risk Institute where his primary research and authorship is on atomically precise manufacturing (APM) and other nanotechnology. This research explores the extent and impacts that nanotechnology has on the environment, society as well as the military and surveillance.

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Publications (5)

  • Book Review: Phil Torres’s Morality, Foresight, and Human Flourishing: An Introduction to Existential Risks

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  • Designing in Ethics

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  • Evolution Science and Ethics in the Third Millennium: Challenges and Choices for Humankind by Robert Cliquet and Dragana Avramov.

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  • The moral psychology of value sensitive design: the methodological issues of moral intuitions for responsible innovation

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  • The Rise of Realism

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Editorships

Informatica

Section Editor

2018 - Present

Between the Species: Journal of Philosophy and Animals

Guest Editor (Special Issue on Animal Enhancement)

2018 - Present

Humanities and Social Sciences

Editorial Board

2017 - Present

International Journal of Technoethics

Editorial Board Member

2017 - Present

Professional experience

Managing Director

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

April 2016 - Present

Junior Assistant

Global Catastrophic Risk Institute

January 2013 - Present

Assistant Managing Director

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

October 2015 - April 2016(6 months)

Education

Master of Arts

York University

September 2017 - Present

Master of Science

The University of Edinburgh

September 2016 - Present

Honours Bachelor of Arts

University of Toronto Mississauga

September 2011 - June 2016(5 years)