dr. M.H. Nagenborg (Michael)

Associate Professor

About Me

I am a Philosopher of Technology, who works on the interplay between Cities, Technologies, and Human self-understanding. I am particularly interested in how mundane urban technologies shape and are shaped by city life.



Arts & Humanities
Ethical Issues
Howard Barker
Philosophy Of Technology
Social Sciences
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Earth Observation


Ozkaramanli - Leerkes, D. , Nagenborg, M. H., van Ditmar, D. F., Lehtinen, S., Schwobel-Patel, C., & Ferrarello, L. (2022). Design + Ethics: How is it more than the sum of its parts? In D. Lockton, S. Lenzi, P. Hekkert, A. Oak, J. Sádaba, & P. Lloyd (Eds.), DRS2022: Bilbao (DRS Biennial Conference Series). Design Research Society. https://doi.org/10.21606/drs.2022.921
Merodio Gómez, P., Juarez Carrillo, O. J. , Kuffer, M. , Thomson, D. R., Olarte Quiroz, J. L., Villaseñor García, E., Vanhuysse, S., Abascal, Á. , Oluoch, I. , Nagenborg, M. , Persello, C., & Brito, P. L. (2021). Earth observations and statistics: Unlocking sociodemographic knowledge through the power of satellite images. Sustainability (Switzerland), 13(22), 1-21. [12640]. https://doi.org/10.3390/su132212640
Nagenborg, M., Stone, T., & Vermaas, P. E. (2021). Introduction. In M. Nagenborg, T. Stone, M. González Woge, & P. E. Vermaas (Eds.), Technology and the City: Towards a Philosophy of Urban Technologies (pp. 1-9). (Philosophy of Engineering and Technology; Vol. 36). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-52313-8_1
Nagenborg, M. H., Stone, T. , Gonzalez Woge, M., & Vermaas, P. (Eds.) (2021). Technology and the City: Towards a Philosophy of Urban Technologies. (Philosophy of Engineering and Technology). Springer.
Ozkaramanli, D. , & Nagenborg, M. H. (2020). Moral dilemmas and design methodologies. Abstract from 2nd Philosophy of Human Technology Relations Conference, PHTR 2020, Enschede, Netherlands.
Nagenborg, M., Capurro, R., Weber, J., & Pingel, C. (2020). Ethical regulations on robotics in Europe. In W. Wallach, & P. Asaro (Eds.), Machine Ethics and Robot Ethics (pp. 473-490). (Library of essays on the ethics of emerging technologies). Routledge, Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003074991-38
Nagenborg, M. H., & Weber, J. (2020). TechnoSecuritySociety: Catastrophic Futures, Pre-emptive Security & Mass Surveillance. In S. Maasen, S. Dickel, & C. Schneider (Eds.), TechnoScienceSociety: Technological Reconfigurations of Science and Society (pp. 209-224). (Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook; Vol. 30). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-43965-1_12
Copeland, S., Tina Comes, T., Bach, S. , Nagenborg, M. H., Schulte, Y., & Doorn, N. (2020). Measuring social resilience: Trade-offs, challenges and opportunities for indicator models in transforming societies. International journal of disaster risk reduction, 51, [101799]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101799

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