About me

Steven Dorrestijn is head of the research group Ethics & Technology at Saxion University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands. In 2012 Dorrestijn completed his PhD thesis (The design of our own lives: Technical mediation and subjectivation after Michel Foucault) at the University of Twente, the Netherlands. Previously he studied Philosophy in Paris and Philosophy and Mechanical Engineering in Twente. Dorrestijn’s research and publications focus on the philosophy and ethics of technology, Michel Foucault’s work in relation to technology, and the integration into design of knowledge about the impact of technology (Product Impact Tool).  

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