New book! The Political Philosophy of AI

I am pleased to announce my new book, The Political Philosophy of AI (Polity 2022)! For more information, please see the dedicated webpage or the publisher’s website.


My ‘AI Ethics’ with MIT Press now published!

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I am happy to announce that my book, AI Ethics, has now been published by MIT Press!

More information about the book can be found here; copies can be ordered directly through MIT Press.


Video of Hamburg talk now viewable!

My talk, “Ethics and Artificial Intelligence,” given at Hamburg University for the public lecture series “Taming the Machines” has now been uploaded and is viewable here.

AI HLEG publishes Ethics Guidlines


The European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence published its Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI.  I am proud to have been able to contribute to this important work.  See the official announcement and document here.

My personal commentary about the more general implications can be seen in interviews with various press outlets listed here.

AI HLEG Ethics Guidelines Draft Published


The European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLEG), of which I am a member, have published a draft of the Ethics Guidlines.

A final version of the guidlines will be published in April 2019.

Appointed as member of European Commision’s High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence

Press release University of Vienna:

More information on the High Level Expert Group:

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Call for Papers

Call for papers: Special Issue of Philosophy & Technology on philosophy of financial technologies

Guest editors: Mark Coeckelbergh, Quinn DuPont, & Wessel Reijers

Click to access cfp-special-issue-philosophy-of-financial-technologies.pdf