Diane P. Michelfelder
Diane P. Michelfelder is Professor of Philosophy at Macalester College. Her primary areas of research inquiry, influenced by perspectives drawn from 20th century European philosophy, are the philosophy of technology and the philosophy of engineering. She has a particular interest in the moral dimensions of Internet-related technological change. She has been actively involved in the creation and development of fPET: the Forum on Philosophy, Engineering, and Technology. A past president of the Society for Philosophy and Technology, she is currently, along with Neelke Doorn, an editor-in-chief of that society’s journal, Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology. Her publications have appeared in this journal as well as in Science and Engineering Ethics, AI & Society, Philosophy and Technology, Engineering Studies, and Ethics and Information Technology, among others. Her most recent book, edited with philosopher Natasha McCarthy and engineer David E. Goldberg, is Philosophy and Engineering: Reflections on Practice, Principles and Process (Springer 2013).