SHANNON VALLOR, Ph.D.
Department of Philosophy
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
My current research explores the
philosophical territory defined by three intersecting subject
areas: the philosophy of technology (including technology and
ethics), the philosophy of science, and phenomenology.
My current project focuses on emerging technologies and the virtues, a
subject I have explored in works published in the
peer-reviewed journals Ethics & Information Technology, Philosophy & Technology, and Techné analyzing the
potential impact on our moral virtues of new technologies for social networking, robotics, and human
enhancement technology. This project is now taking shape as a
book, 21st Century Virtue: An Ethical Framework for Living Well with Emerging Technologies. My other publications have appeared in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Inquiry, the Journal of Consciousness Studies and Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.
Courses I teach include Science,
Technology and Society (PHIL 80), Philosophy of Science (PHIL 140), Phenomenology (PHIL 138), Knowledge
and Reality (PHIL 50), an honors sequence for freshmen on Personal
Identity and Community (PHIL 11H&12H), and a graduate engineering
course on Sustainable Energy and Ethics (ENGR 273).
SCU Faculty Page
SCU Department of Philosophy
Center for Science, Technology & Society@SCU
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics@SCU
Society for Philosophy & Technology