Ethox Seminar: Feminist-Ethical Perspectives on Digital (Health) Technologies
Dr Regina Müller, Institute for Philosophy, University of Bremen, and Caroline Miles Visiting Scholar, Ethox Centre
Tuesday, 14 February 2023, 11am to 12.30pm
The Ethox Seminar is held in the Big Data Institute, Lower Ground Seminar Room 1 and on Zoom (see registration link below).
Fitness coaches, symptom checkers, sleep assistants, period trackers: the digital assistants help us in our everyday lives and promise to enhance our health and autonomy. At the same time, discrimination and sexism can often be found in the applications. Feminist apps want to change that, but how can digital developments, such as apps, be understood as feminist? What are the criteria for a feminist-ethical analysis and what would be the benefits of such a perspective?