Publications

books and edited volumes

monographs

Verbeek, P.P. (2005), What Things Do – Philosophical Reflections on Technology, Agency, and Design. Penn State: Penn State University Press, ISBN 0-271-02539-5 (264 pp.)

Reviews:

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Albert Borgmann, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 01/08/2005

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Evan Selinger, Technè Volume 9, Number 2, Winter 2005

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Barry M. Katz, Technology and Culture Vol. 47, April 2006

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Larry Hickman, Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Volume 20, Number 1, 2006

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Dan Saffer’s weblog about interaction design.

Verbeek, P.P. (2000), De daadkracht der dingen – over techniek, filosofie en vormgeving, Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Boom, ISBN 90-5352-630-7, NUGI 611 (304 pp.) (dissertation, also available in commercial edition; 2nd print 2003)

edited volumes

Verbeek, P.P. and A. Slob (eds.) (2006), User Behavior and Technology Development – Shaping Sustainable Relations between Consumers and Technologies. Dordrecht: Springer, ISBN 1-4020-4433-X / 978-1-4020-4433-5 (412 pp.)

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special issues (edited)

Van de Poel, I.R. and P.P. Verbeek, eds. (2006), Special issue on Ethics and Engineering Design, Science, Technology and Human Values, Vol. 31 no. 3 (May 2006), pp. 223-380, ISSN 0162-2439 (158 pp.)

Harbers, H. and P.P. Verbeek (eds.) (2006), Themanummer over Posthumanisme, Krisis 2006-1, ISSN 0168-275X

scientific articles

Verbeek, P.P. (2006), ‘Materializing Morality – design ethics and technological mediation’, in: Science, Technology and Human Values, Vol. 31 no. 3 (May 2006), ISSN 0162-2439, pp. 361-380

Van de Poel, I.R. and P.P. Verbeek (2006), ‘Ethics and Engineering Design’, editorial for Special Issue ‘Ethics and Engineering Design’, Science, Technology and Human Values, Vol. 31 no. 3 (May 2006), ISSN 0162-2439, pp. 223-236

Verbeek, P.P. (2006), ‘Tecnopólis: a vida pública dos artefactos tecnológicos’ (Technopolis: on the public life of technological artifacts), in: Análise Social 2006-4, ISSN 0003-2573, pp. 1105-1125

Verbeek. P.P., ‘Integrating Visions of Technology: A Discussion Paper’. In: Andrew Basden e.a. (eds.), Integrating Visions of Technology. Proceedings of the 12th annual working conference of the Center for Philosophy, Technology, and Social Systems 2006. Maarssen: CPTS, 149-154.

Verbeek, P.P. (2006), ‘Ethiek en technologie: moreel actorschap en subjectiviteit in een technologische cultuur’, in: Ethische Perspectieven 16:3 (Sept. 2006), ISSN 0778-6069, pp. 267-289

Verbeek, P.P. (2006), ‘Moraliteit voorbij de mens – over de mogelijkheden van een posthumanistische ethiek’. In: Krisis 2006 – 1, ISSN 0168-275X, pp. 42-57

Harbers, H. and P.P. Verbeek. (2006), ‘Posthumanisme: ter inleiding’. In: Krisis 2006 – 1 (editorial in special issue on ‘Posthumanism’), ISSN ISSN 0168-275X, pp. 5-9

Verbeek, P.P. (2005), ‘Verlichting’. In: Krisis 2005-4, ISSN 0168-275X, pp. 105-108

Verbeek, P.P. (2005), ‘De materialiteit van de moraal’, in: Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte 2005 - 2, ISSN 0002-5275, pp. 139-145

Benschop, R. and P.P. Verbeek (2005), ‘De bemiddelde blik – Inleiding bij themanummer Andere ogen’, in: Krisis 2005-1, ISSN 0168-275X, pp. 3-4

Verbeek, P.P. (2005), ‘Techniek en de grens van de mens: de menselijke conditie in een technologische cultuur’. In: Wijsgerig Perspectief, ISSN 0043-5414, pp. 6-17

Verbeek, P.P. (2002), ‘Devices of the Good Life - on Borgmann’s Philosophy of Information and Technology’, in: Technè, Vol. 6 nr. 1, ISSN 1091-8264, pp. 69-92

Verbeek, P.P. (2000), ‘The Thing about Technology’, in: C. Mitcham (ed.), Research in Philosophy and Technology, vol. 19, ISSN 0161-7249, ISBN 0-7623-0681-5, pp. 281-299

Verbeek, P.P. (1999), ‘Techniek in het geding’, in: K&M - tijdschrift voor empirische filosofie, 1999-1, ISSN 0167-2444, pp. 78-96

Verbeek, P.P. (1999), ‘De daadkracht der dingen’, in: De Gids, juni 1999, ISSN 0016-9730, pp. 401-413

Verbeek, P.P. and P. Kockelkoren (1998), ‘The Things that Matter’, in: Design Issues 14 – 3, ISSN 0747-9360, pp. 28-42

Tijmes, P. and P.P. Verbeek (1998), ‘The Place on the Map’, in: Research in Philosophy and Technology, vol. 17, ISSN 0161-7249, ISBN 0-7623-0414-6, pp. 3-8

Verbeek, P.P. and P. Kockelkoren (1997), ‘Voor altijd de jouwe? - over het platonisme in de industriële vormgeving’, in: K&M - tijdschrift voor empirische filosofie, 1997-4, ISSN 0165-1773, pp. 283-307

Verbeek, P.P. (1996), ‘De dingen doorzien - het technologisch ontsluiten van de natuur’, in: Filosofie en Praktijk 17 - 3, najaar 1996, ISSN 0167-2444, pp. 113-126

scientific book contributions

Verbeek, P.P. (2006), ‘The Morality of Things – A Postphenomenological Inquiry’. In: Evan Selinger (ed.), Postphenomenology: A Critical Companion to Ihde. New York: State University of New York Press, ISBN 0-7914-6787-2 / 0-7914-6788-0

Verbeek, P.P. (2006), ‘Acting Artifacts - the Technological Mediation of Action’, in: P.P. Verbeek and A. Slob (eds.), User Behavior and Technology Development – Shaping Sustainable Relations between Consumers and Technologies. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 53-60.

Verbeek, P.P. and A. Slob (2006), ‘Analyzing the Relations between Technologies and User Behavior: Toward a Conceptual Framework’, in: P.P. Verbeek and A. Slob (eds.), User Behavior and Technology Development – Shaping Sustainable Relations between Consumers and Technologies. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 385-399

Heijs, W. and P.P. Verbeek (2006), ‘Conceptual Frameworks for Analyzing Technology-Behavior Interactions’, in: P.P. Verbeek and A. Slob (eds.), User Behavior and Technology Development – Shaping Sustainable Relations between Consumers and Technologies. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 81-92

Slob, A. and P.P. Verbeek (2006), ‘Technology and User Behavior: an Introduction’, in: P.P. Verbeek and A. Slob (eds.), User Behavior and Technology Development – Shaping Sustainable Relations between Consumers and Technologies. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 3-12

Verbeek, P.P. (2005), ‘Karl Jaspers’, in: C. Mitcham (ed.), Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics. Detroit: Macmillan Reference, ISBN 0-02-865991-0, pp. 1074-1076

Verbeek, P.P. (2005), ‘Artifacts and Attachment – a Post-script Philosophy of Mediation’, in: H. Harbers (ed.), Inside the Politics of Technology. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, ISBN 90 5356 756 9, pp. 125-146

Verbeek, P.P. (2005), ‘Naar een moreel debat over techniek’. In: H. Zwart et.al., Ethiek van de wetenschapscommunicatie, Amsterdam: Boom, ISBN 90 8506 085 0, pp. 68-85

Verbeek, P.P. (2004), ‘Material Morality’. In: Ed van Hinte (ed.), Time in Design. Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, ISBN 90 6450 549 7, pp. 198-210

Poel, I. van de, and P.P. Verbeek (2004), ‘Ethische vragen bij het ontwerpen van techniek’, in: L. Rooyakkers, I. van de Poel and A. Pieters. (eds.), Ethiek & Techniek, morele overwegingen in de ingenieurspraktijk. Baarn: HB Uitgevers, ISBN 90 5574 445 X, pp. 118-142

Verbeek, P.P. (2003), ‘De moraliteit van de dingen’, in: I. Devisch en G. Verschraegen (red.), De verleiding van de ethiek - Over de plaats van ethische argumenten in de huidige cultuur, Amsterdam: Boom, ISBN 90-5352-825-3

Verbeek, P.P. (2002), ‘Pragmatism and Pragmata - bioethics and the technological mediation of experience’, in: J. Keulartz e.a. (eds.), Pragmatist Ethics for a Technological Culture, Dordrecht: Kluwer, ISBN 1-4020-1115-6, pp. 119-123

Verbeek, P.P. (2001), ‘Don Ihde: The Technological Lifeworld’, in: Hans Achterhuis (ed.), American Philosophy of Technology: the Empirical Turn, Bloomington/Minneapolis: Indiana University Press, ISBN 0-253-33903-0, pp. 119-146

Verbeek, P.P. and P. Kockelkoren (1997), ‘Matter Matters’, in: Ed van Hinte (ed.), Eternally Yours: Visions on Product Endurance, 010 Publishers, Rotterdam, ISBN 90-6450-313-3, pp. 101-119

Verbeek, P.P. (1997), ‘Don Ihde: de relatie tussen mensen en techniek’, in: H.J. Achterhuis (red), Van stoommachine tot cyborg - denken over techniek in de nieuwe wereld, Ambo, Baarn, ISBN 90-263-1496-5, pp. 139-158

reviews

Verbeek, P.P. (2005), The Matter of Technology. Review of Don Ihde and Evan Selinger (Eds.), Chasing Technoscience: Matrix for Materiality’. In: Technè, Vol. 9 nr. 2 (Winter 2005), ISSN 1091-8264, pp. 123-127

Verbeek, P.P. (2004), ‘Review of Jos de Mul: Cyberspace Odyssee. In: Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte, ISSN 0002-5275, pp. 305-306

Verbeek, P.P. (2004), ‘Techniekfilosofie in fragmenten’. In: Filosofie 14 – 2, ISSN 0925-9449, pp. 57-58. (Review of C. Hubig e.a., Nachdenken über Technik: Die Klassiker der Technikphilosophie,. Berlin: Sigma, 2000)

Verbeek, P.P. (2003), ‘Material Hermeneutics’, in: Technè, Vol. 6 - 3, Spring 2003, ISSN 1091-8264, pp. 91-96 (review of Don Ihde, Expanding Hermeneutics, Evanston, Il.: Northwestern University Press, 1998)

Verbeek, P.P. (1999), ‘De technologische cultuur en het museum van de filosofie’, in: Filosofie en Praktijk 20-3, najaar 1999, ISSN 0167-2444, pp. 164-167 (review of Gerard de Vries, Zeppelins -- over filosofie, technologie en cultuur. Amsterdam: Van Gennep, 1999)

professional publications

Verbeek, P.P. (2007), ‘Techniek en existentie’. In: Filosofie 17-3, pp. 21-16, ISSN 0925-9449

Verbeek, P.P. (2006), ‘Geschiedenis van de techniekfilosofie: geen canon maar zelfreflectie’. In: Filosofie 16-1, p. 45, ISSN 0925-9449

Verbeek, P.P. (2005), ‘Beyond the Human Eye: Mediated Vision and Posthumanity’, in: P.J.H. Kockelkoren (ed.), Proceedings of AIAS Conference ‘Mediated Vision’.

Verbeek, P.P. (2005), ‘De zelfkant van techniek: de existentiële techniekfilosofie van Karl Jaspers’. In: Filosofie 15-4, pp. 46-50, ISSN 0925-9449

Verbeek, P.P. (2004), ‘Stimuleer gedragsbeïnvloedende technologie’. In: CDV, Herfst 2004 (‘Tussen Apocalyps en Utopie’), pp. 117-124, ISSN 0167-9155

Verbeek, P.P. (2004), ‘Inleiding’. In: P. Schilperoord, Techniek van de toekomst. Amsterdam: Veen, pp. iv-v, ISBN 9076988382

Verbeek, P.P. (2003), ‘Dingen hebben een morele lading’, in: De Ingenieur 115-17, pp 44-47, ISSN 0020-1146

Verbeek, P.P. (2003), ‘Wat dingen met ons doen’, in: Filosofie Magazine 2003-5.

Verbeek, P.P. (2002), De Macht der Materie - vormgeving voorbij functionaliteit en symboliek, Rotterdam: Stichting Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten en Technische Wetenschappen, sterrenwachtlezing nr. 4, 31 pp. (no ISBN; limited edition)

Verbeek, P.P. (2002), 'Think Big, Start Small', in: Krisis, Fall 2002, ISSN 0168-275X

Verbeek, P.P. (2002), 'Wil de echte Latour nu opstaan?', in: Filosofie 12-5, pp. 57-58, ISSN 0925-9449

Verbeek, P.P. (2001), ‘Voorbij de empirische wending’, in: Filosofie 11-2 (april/mei 2001), pp. 30-33, ISSN 0925-9449

Verbeek, P.P. (2001), 'Naar een materiële esthetica - design voorbij functionaliteit en stijl', Vormberichten 6, juni 2001, ISSN 0923-9111, pp. 14-16.

Verbeek, P.P. (2001), 'Wat dingen doen - over de invloed van producten op mensen', in: Product - tijdschrift voor productontwikkeling 9-6, ISSN 0929-7081, pp. 22-23.

Verbeek, P.P. (2000), ‘Naar een materiële techniekfilosofie’, in: Wetenschap, Technologie en Samenleving 2000-5, ISSN 1386-4289, pp. 188-193

Verbeek, P.P. (1996), ‘Eén knotserige boel - over de filosofie van Belcampo’, in: Bzzletin 234, maart 1996, ISBN 90-5501-252-1, pp. 43-46

Verbeek, P.P. (1996), ‘Spoorlijnen okee, maar niet in mijn denken - naar aanleiding van een debat over Marc van den Bossche’s “Kritiek van de technische rede”’, in: Filosofie 6 -3, juni-juli 1996, ISSN 0925-9449, pp. 37-38

other publications

Verbeek, P.P. (2006), Vader wil meer achterlaten dan een glanzende carrière. In: Dagblad Trouw, Podium 9 maart 2006 (Dutch National Newspaper)

translations

Latour, B. (2005), ‘Van Realpolitik naar Dingpolitik. Over publieke dingen en de res publica’, in: Krisis 2005-2, ISSN 0168-275X, pp. 40-61 (translation of: Bruno Latour, ‘From Realpolitik to Dingpolitik – an Introduction to Making Things Public’; translation by Sebo Uithol and Peter-Paul Verbeek)

papers and invited lectures

Verbeek, P.P., ‘The Technological Mediation of Morality - A Post-Phenomenological Approach to Moral Subjectivity and Moral Objectivity’. Lecture at workshop Moral agency and technical artifacts, NIAS, The Hague 10-12 May 2007 (closed workshop)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Toward a Posthumanist Ethics of Technology’. Lecture at Workshop in Philosophy of Technology, Roskilde University, Denmark, 1 March 2007 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., lecture ‘What Things Do: On the Philosophy of Technology and Design’, Rietveld Academy Amsterdam, Studium Generale, 21 Feb. 2007 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Technology and Democracy: the parliament of things’. Lecture at PhD workshop on Technology and Democracy, Netherlands Graduate School for Science, Technology, and Modern Culture (WTMC). Soeterbeeck, Ravenstein, Feb 7 2007 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Ethiek voorbij de mens - over techniekfilosofie, ethiek, en posthumanisme’. Colloquium at Institute for Science, Innovation, and Society, Radboud University Nijmegen, Feb 6 2007 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Reply to critics’. Discussion of User Behavior and Technology Development (eds. Peter-Paul Verbeek & Adriaan Slob), Annual Meeting of the Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology, and Modern Culture (WTMC), Amsterdam, Nov. 16 2006 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P. and F. Olesen, ‘Taking Materiality into Account’. Introduction to workshop with the same title at Aarhus University, Denmark, organized with Finn Olesen (Centre for STS Studies), in cooperation with Johanna Seibt (Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas), Nov 9 2006.

Verbeek, P.P., two lectures as guest professor at the Centre for STS Studies, Institute for Information- and Media Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark: ‘What Things Do: On the philosophy of technology and design’ (Oct 25 2006), ‘Moralizing Technology: on the moral relevance of technological artifacts’ (Nov 1 2006)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘The Technological Mediation of Morality’. Paper for session on Postphenomenology and the Contemporary Lifeworld, Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences, SPEP 2006, Philadelphia PA (hosted by Villanova University), October 13 2006 (accepted paper)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Persuasive Technology and Moral Responsibility’. Paper for conference Persuasive Technology 2006, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, May 18 2006 (accepted paper)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Morality and Technology’. One-day seminar in PhD course IT between Representation and Intervention, Aarhus University, Denmark, May 17 2006 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Integrative Visions of Technology: ontological and ethical perspectives’. Lecture at the 12th working conference of the Centre for Philosophy, Technology and Social Systems, Maarssen, April 27 2006 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., Moralizing Technology: On the Morality of Technological Artifacts and Their Design’. Paper for workshop Methodologies for the Moral Evaluation of Technology Development. Ethics Institute, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, March 24-25 2006 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Wetenschap en techniek: scheppers van een nieuwe mens?’. Lecture in university project Science and Ethics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, March 22 2006 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Technological Mediation and Morality’, ‘Diversions’ seminar, Eindhoven University of Technology, Section Philosophy, January 24 2006 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘What Things Do – Taking Mediation into Design’, lecture and seminar, Mads Clausen Institute, University of Southern Denmark, Sønderborg, Denmark, Sept. 29-30 2005 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘The Morality of Design’, SPT conference (Society for Philosophy and Technology) July 2005, Delft, The Netherlands (accepted paper)

Verbeek, P.P. opening lecture at conference ‘Onderzoeken en Ontwerpen in het Onderwijs’ (Research and Design in Education), ELAN – University of Twente, 28 June 2005 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘We Have Never Been Humans’, lecture at seminar Posthumanity and Technology, IT University, København, Denmark, 26 May 2004 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Beyond the Human Eye: Mediated Vision and Posthumanity’, lecture at seminar Mediated Vision, AKI Academy for Visual Arts and Design, Enschede, The Netherlands, 27 April 2004 (invited) [Dutch translation: Voorbij het menselijk oog: technische mediatie en de posthumane blik]

Verbeek, P.P., ‘The Acts of Artifacts’, lecture at seminar Tangible Interactions, Mads Clausen Institute, University of Southern Denmark, Sønderborg, Denmark, 17 June 2003 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Technopolis – the Public Life of Technological Artifacts’, paper presented at conference Technology, The City, and Public Life, University of Lisbon, Institute of Social Science, Lisbon, Portugal, 20-21 September 2002 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., 'Materializing Morality', paper presented at EASST conference (European Association for Studies of Science and Technology), York, UK, July 2002 (accepted paper; published on conference-CDROM)

Brey, P. and P.P. Verbeek, ‘New Media and the Quality of Life’, workshop Value Sensitive Design, University of Washington, Seattle, USA, 10-12 September 2000 (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Het woord is aan de dingen - over communicatiekundig ontwerpen en techniekfilosofie’, conference Communicatiewetenschappen: de groeistuipen voorbij, Universiteit Twente, Enschede, March 2000 (accepted paper)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Another Sense of Taste’, paper presented at workshop Configuring Use, Producing Taste, Performing Citizenship, organized by WTMC graduate school The Netherlands & CSI Paris, Maastricht, November 1999 (accepted paper)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘To the things themselves - or: how to think about things?’, paper presented at conference Sociality/Materiality: the status of the object in social science, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK, September 1999 (accepted paper)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Philosophy from Things’, Universität für angewandte Kunst, June 1999, Vienna, Austria (invited)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Things of Good Taste’, paper for conference Beyond Taste, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK 10 April, 1999 (invited)

in preparation / in review

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Morality in Design’. In review for publication in: Pieter E. Vermaas, Peter Kroes, Andrew Light, Steven A. Moore (eds.), Philosophy and Design: from engineering to architecture. Springer, forthcoming 2008 (accepted)

Verbeek, P.P., ‘Persuasive Technology and Moral Responsibility’. In review with Journal for Behavior and Information Technology (in review; invited contribution on the basis of a selected conference paper)

Verbeek, P.P. and P. Vermaas, ‘Technological Artifacts’. Lemma for the Blackwell Companion to the Philosophy of Technology, edited by Jan-Kyrre Berg Olsen, Stig Andur Pedersen, and Vincent F. Hendricks (in review)

Verbeek, P.P.‘Cyborg Intentionality’. In preparation for the journal Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences; accepted article proposal for special issue on ‘Cyborg Embodiment: Affect, Agency, and Responsibility’, edited by Evan Selinger (accepted, forthcoming 2008)

Verbeek, P.P. ‘Cultivating Humanity: Toward a Non-Humanist Ethics of Technology’. In review for the Palgrave volume New Waves in Philosophy of Technology, eds. Jan-Kyrre Berg Olsen, Evan Selinger, Søren Riis (in review)

Verbeek, P.P.,‘Postphenomenology and Ethics: the case of obstetric ultrasound’, in review with Human Studies, special issue on postphenomenology (in review)

Verbeek, P.P.,‘De ethiek van persuasieve technologie’, in preparation for Tsj. Swierstra en M. Boenink, Converging Technologies: Driewerf Onzeker. Den Haag: Rathenau Instituut (in preparation)

Verbeek, P.P. ‘De technologische bemiddeling van het religieuze’. Stichting Toekomstbeeld der Techniek, book publication on Technology and Religion (in preparation).

recent public lectures and interviews

lecture ‘Technologie en het goede leven’ (Technology and the Good Life). Symposium Lof en troost van de wijsbegeerte (Praise and Consolation of Philosophy) – on the occasion of the retirement of prof.dr. Hans Achterhuis, University of Twente, 7 June 2007.

lecture ‘De mens voorbij: over transhumanisme in de film’ (Beyond humanity: on transhumanism in cinema). Studium Generale Universiteit Twente, 27 March 2007.

lecture ‘Wat dingen doen’ (What Things Do), symposium Eeuwig de jouwe, AKI Academie voor Kunst en Vormgeving, Enschede, 29 November 2006

presentation and panel discussion on ‘The ethics of persuasive technology’ at Science Cafe ‘Je computer als coach’, Eindhoven, 15 November 2006

lecture ‘Technologie en de grens van de mens: over humanisme in een technologische cultuur’ (Technology and the limits of the human: on humanism in a technological culture), Humanistisch Verbond Midden/Zuid Twente, 20 September 2006

lecture ‘Wetenschap en techniek: scheppers van een nieuwe mens?’ (for university project Science and Ethics), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 22 March 2006

radio interview in Scientific Magazine ‘HoeZo’ (747 AM, 9 March 2006) (in Dutch)