Michael Arnold

Michael Arnold has written three research books and over 120 peer-reviewed papers that investigate technologies and contemporary life. Arnold has been lead researcher on dozens of research projects, including studies of online memorials, body disposal and other technologies associated with death, social networking technologies and digital technologies in the domestic context. Michael is associate professor and head of discipline in the history and philosophy of science program at The University of Melbourne and is a founding member of the Australian chapter of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology. Michael is also interested in ethical and normative assessments of technologies, and philosophical approaches to technologies – in particular Heidegger, actor network theory and object-oriented ontology.

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Death in the Digital AgeMore

25 August – 3 September