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Call for Submissions CEPE 2025 Artificial Intelligence: Normative Implications and Philosophical Challenges

Events | 04-06-2024 15:00

Computer ethics: Philosophical Enquiries (CEPE) is a INSEIT conference series. The CEPE conference series is recognized as one of the premier international events on computer and information ethics attended by delegates from all over the world. CEPE is held biennially, and is organized by INSEIT (the International Society for Ethics and Information Technology). Conferences are held about every 24 months, alternating between Europe and the United States.

The next CEPE Conference will be held at the University of Rome, Tor Vergata Department of History, Cultural Heritage, Education and Society from September, 24 to 26, 2025, in collaboration with the Ionian University Research Team, IHRC (Information: History, Regulation and Culture) and The University for Peace UNO Rome branch.

Call for Submissions

CEPE 2025 Artificial Intelligence: Normative Implications and Philosophical Challenges

We invite submissions for the CEPE 2025 Conference. The main theme will be on “Artificial Intelligence: Normative Implications and Philosophical Challenges”. As AI continues to pervade various aspects of human life, from healthcare to governance, it brings forth a plethora of normative questions and philosophical dilemmas that demand rigorous examination and reflection.

Artificial intelligence technologies raise profound ethical, legal, and social questions that intersect with fundamental philosophical inquiries. The CEPE 2025 Conference aims to explore the normative implications of AI development and deployment, as well as the philosophical challenges it poses to our understanding of freedom, agency, responsibility, autonomy, and society.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Ethical considerations in AI design, development, and deployment
  • Algorithmic bias and fairness in AI systems
  • Gender bias in designing AI systems
  • Privacy and data protection in the age of AI
  • Legal and regulatory frameworks for AI governance
  • Human rights and AI ethics
  • AI and the future of work
  • Autonomous systems and moral decision-making
  • Philosophical foundations of AI ethics
  • The nature of consciousness and AI
  • AI and the concept of personhood
  • Social implications of AI based technologies
  • Human interaction with Intelligent embodied systems
  • Leadership and governance of AI
  • History of philosophical debates on AI
  • AI in military and warfare
  • Cyberharrassment and cyberbullism
  • Democracy and political implications of AI use
  • Information access and search engines and other related topics.
  • AI in science fiction
  • Use of AI in education: ethical and philosophical problems
  • Learning: philosophical problems
  • Other topics related to risk: cybersecurity, internet studies, cryptocurrencies, and the internet of things.

We welcome submissions from scholars working in philosophy, ethics, law, computer science, social science, psychology, history, education and related disciplines. Both theoretical and empirical contributions are encouraged.

Submission Guidelines: Abstracts should be Papers should be prepared according to the APA guidelines and should not be less than 500 and not exceed 800 words. Submissions should be sent to by the dates written below. All submissions will undergo double-blind peer review. All accepted abstracts will be included in the CEPE 2025 book of abstracts and selected papers will be published in international journals.

Important Dates: Abstract/Panel Submission Deadline: 1 December 2024,
Notification of Acceptance for abstracts: 15 January 2025,
Full Manuscript Due: 1 May 2025,
Final notification of Acceptance for all submissions: 15 June 2025,
Conference date: 24-26 September 2025.


Dr. Antonio Marturano, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy and INSEIT
Prof. Marco Innamorati, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

For inquiries, please contact Antonio Marturano at


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