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Søren Riis is dr. phil. and holds a PhD from Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany.

Riis has a broad interest in philosophical thinking and integrates continental philosophy, philosophy of technology with Science and Technology Studies (STS) and is interested in inquiring a wide variety of modern artifacts, their consequences and different modes of being. He has published in Continental Philosophy Review, Social Studies of Science, Foundation of Science, Heidegger-Jahrbuch, and has co-authored the Oxford Bibliographies Online entry on philosophy of technology. Riis is a board member of The Society of Philosophy in Denmark, Danish STS (DASTS) and also works on the editorial board of the Springer journal Philosophy and Technology.

Riis has been a visiting scholar a Harvard University, École Polytechnique in Paris, Exeter University, Stony Brook University, and DAAD-research fellow at Rio de Janeiro State University.


  • Philosophy, History of ideas, Religion. Theology
  • Technology
  • Theory of science, History and sociology of science, knowledge and technology, Research policy

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