Philosophy of AI Conference (PhAI 2023)

Erlangen University Central Building (1704)


PhAI 2023

5th Conference on "Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence"

Erlangen, 15-16 December, 2023
Proceedings: Müller, V. C., Dewey, A. R., Dung, L., & Löhr, G. (Eds.). (forthcoming). Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence: The State of the Art. Synthese Library, Berlin: SpringerNature. 

Participation for everyone is only embodied and with registration.

(Previous conferences: Thessaloniki 2011, Oxford 2013, Leeds 2017, Gothenburg 2021 - next conference Amsterdam 2025)


Vincent C. Müller, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Centre for Philosophy and AI Research (PAIR) @ FAU: Elke Bennewitz, Aliya Dewey, Leonard Dung, Guido Löhr et al.


Conference Centre Kreuz+Quer, Bohlenplatz 1, 91054 Erlangen, Germany. +49-9131-9409323

Invited Speakers


We had 181 submissions, of which we accepted (only) 18%.

A big "thank you" to the members of the Programme Committee!! Their names are listed below.



[Conference Location: Main lecture hall]

[Conference Location: Foyer]


Accepted papers and posters will be published in a volume of proceedings in the Synthese series. Upload to a freely accessible place is encouraged (e.g., PhilPapers). See the Publication page.

Papers from previous conferences have been downloaded over 350,000 times from the publishers alone:

2011: 'Minds and Machines' & SAPERE series

2013: Synthese series

2017: SAPERE series

2021: SAPERE series


Philosophy of AI, including ethics of AI (details in the CFP)

Programme Committee

Darren Abramson, Dalhousie University
Mark Addis, Open University
Anthony Beavers, University of Evansville
Marcel Becker, Radboud University Nijmegen
Istvan Berkeley, The University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jan Broersen, Utrecht University
Céline Budding, Eindhoven University of Technology
Michael Cannon, Eindhoven University of Technology
Herman Cappelen, University of Hong Kong
Massimiliano Cappuccio, University of New South Wales
Robert Clowes, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Michael Cohen, UC Berkeley
Matteo Colombo, Tilburg University
*Aliya R Dewey, ​​Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Eric Dietrich, Binghamton University
Gordana Dodig Crnkovic, Chalmers University of Technology
*Leonard Dung, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Alexandre Erler, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University
Gerhard Ernst, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
Lydia Farina, University of Nottingham
Peter Fazekas, University of Antwerp
Sascha Benjamin Fink, Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg
Cindy Friedman, Utrecht University
David Gamez, Middlesex University
*Hajo Greif, Warsaw University of Technology
Marcello Guarini, University of Windsor
Olle Häggström, Chalmers University of Technology
Marta Halina, University of Cambridge
Jan Heinrichs, Forschungszentrum Jülich
Nora Heinzelmann, University of Erlangen
Michael Jungert, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
Kaisa Kärki, University of Helsinki
Maximilian Kiener, University of Oxford
Christian Kietzmann, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Peter Königs, TU Dortmund
Martha Kunicki, HU Berlin
Rosario La Sala, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Guido Löhr, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
*Björn Lundgren, Utrecht University
Holger Lyre, University of Magdeburg
Jocelyn Maclure, McGill University
Lorenzo Magnani, University of Pavia, Italy
Nikhil Mahant, Central European University
Erasmus Mayr, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Christoph Merdes, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
Marcin Miłkowski, Polish Academy of Sciences
Diego Hernán Morales Pérez, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)
*Vincent C. Müller, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg
Luise Müller, Freie Universität Berlin
Maximilian Noichl, University of Vienna
Sven R. Nyholm, LMU Munich
Elizabeth O'Neill, University of Pittsburgh
Gualtiero Piccinini, University of Missouri - St. Louis
Roberto Redaelli, University of Milan
Ian Robertson, University of Erlangen-Nurenberg
Viola Schiaffonati, Politecnico di Milano
Lisa Schmalzried, Universität Hamburg
Wolfgang M. Schroeder, University of Wuerzburg
Oron Shagrir, Hebrew University
Timo Speith, Universität Bayreuth
Sebastian Sunday Grève, Peking University
Marco Tamborini, TU Darmstadt
Alberto Termine, University of Milan
Elliott Thornley, University of Oxford
Daniel Tigard, University of San Diego
Fabio Tollon, University of Edinburgh
Charlotte Franziska Unruh, University of Oxford
Jordi Vallverdú, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Gottfried Vosgerau, Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf
Minkyung Wang, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy
Jiri Wiedermann, Czech Academy of Sciences
Hannes Worthmann, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
Carlos Zednik, Eindhoven University of Technology
Annette Zimmermann, University of Wisconsin-Madison
[* = super-active reviewer]
[Conference Location: Former Reformed Church (built 1734)]



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