"The lore of our fathers is a fabric of sentences. In our hands it develops and changes, through more or less arbitrary and deliberate revisions and additions of our own, more or less directly occasioned by the continuing stimulation of our sense organs. It is a pale gray lore, black with fact and white with convention. But I have found no substantial reasons for concluding that there are any quite black threads in it, or any white ones." - Willard Van Orman Quine, 1956
Trained as interdisciplinary scholar in Science & Technology Studies (STS) and empirical philosophy, I try to understand ethical life in our technological culture. I do this by untangling the valuations and normativities in practices of art, design, science and technology – practices I explore as forms of encultured ethics. My aim is to explore the changed face of public, ethical deliberation, and cultivate an ethical sensibility and responsive attitude among artists, designers, scientists and engineers. Read more.