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Philosophical Studies Series

Philosophical Studies Series

Editors-in-chief: Floridi, Luciano, Taddeo, Mariarosaria

ISSN: 0921-8599


Luciano Floridi, University of Oxford, Oxford Internet Institute, United Kingdom
Mariarosaria Taddeo, University of Oxford, Oxford Internet Institute, United Kingdom

Executive Editorial Board 

Patrick Allo, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Massimo Durante, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Phyllis Illari, University College London, United Kingdom
Shannon Vallor, Santa Clara University

Board of Consulting Editors 

Lynne Rudder Baker, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Stewart Cohen, Arizona State University, Tempe
Radu Bogdan, Tulane University
Marian David, University of Notre Dame
John M. Fischer, University of California at Riverside
Keith Lehrer, University of Arizona, Tucson
Denise Meyerson, Macquarie University
François Recanati, Institut Jean-Nicod, EHESS, Paris
Mark Sainsbury, University of Texas at Austin
Barry Smith, State University of New York at Buffalo
Nicholas D. Smith, Lewis & Clark College
Linda Zagzebski, University of Oklahoma

Editor Biographies 

Luciano Floridi

Luciano Floridi
Luciano Floridi is Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford, Oxford Internet Institute, and Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford.
His research areas are the philosophy of information, information/computer ethics, philosophy of technology, epistemology, and philosophy of logic. For his work Floridi has received various recognitions including the APA's Barwise Prize, the IACAP's Covey Award, and the INSEIT's Weizenbaum Award. He is the first philosopher to have been awarded the Gauss Professorship by the Göttingen Academy of Sciences. He is an AISB and BCS Fellow, and a Member of the Académie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences. He was Chairman of EU Commission's 'Onlife' research group and UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics at the University of Hertfordshire.

Patrick Allo

Patrick Allo is postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science at Brussels Free University. He is part of a project on the Logic, and Philosophy of Mathematical Practices, and focuses specifically on the study and formal modelling of online collaboration in mathematics. He was previously a postdoctoral fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (Belgium) and a guest professor of Ghent University. His main research interests include the relation between logic and information, the formal representation of information-flow, and the use of logical methods in the philosophy of information. Patrick is a founding member, and the current president of the Society for the Philosophy of Information.

Massimo Durante

Massimo Durante is Professor in Philosophy of Law at the Department of Law of the University of Turin. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Law, Department of Law, University of Turin, and a Ph.D. in History of Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Paris IV Sorbonne. He is a member of the Board of the International Erasmus Mundus Ph.D. Program “Law, Science, and Technology” and Faculty Fellow of Nexa Center, Turin, his main fields of research concern philosophy of law, law and ethics, legal informatics, philosophy of technology, and information ethics. Author of several books, he has published articles, essays and book chapters in Italian, English and French. Editorial board member and peer-reviewer for several international reviews, he is also currently interested in Governance Theory and Digital Democracy.

Phyllis Illari

Phyllis Illari is a Lecturer in Philosophy of Science in the Science and Technology Studies department at University College London. She studied at Oxford and UCL and holds a PhD from King's College London. Phyllis Illari is primarily active in the philosophy of science, particularly the philosophy of causality and the philosophy of information. She is one of the founding steering committee members of the Causality in the Sciences conference series, and one of the founding committee members of the Society for the Philosophy of Information.

Shannon Vallor

Shannon Vallor is researcher and Associate Professor of Philosophy at Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley, and Vice-President/President-Elect of the international Society for Philosophy and Technology (SPT). Her research explores the philosophical territory defined by three intersecting domains: the philosophy and ethics of emerging technologies, the philosophy of science and phenomenology. She currently researches the impact of emerging technologies, particularly those involving automation, on the moral and intellectual habits, skills and virtues of human beings - our character.