SINTELNET: Network of Excellence for Social Intelligence (Exploring the interplay of Information Technologies, Philosophy, Humanities and the Social Sciences)

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Traditional distinctions between the natural, the social and the artificial are becoming more and more blurred as radically new forms of Information Technology-enabled social environments are formed. These changes create the need to re-explore basic concepts of Philosophy, Humanities and Social Sciences. The aim of the European Network for Social Intelligence is twofold:

- To look into those IT-enabled domains as a means for the critical examination of those basic concepts and,
- To propose new approaches to understand and develop future IT-enabled social situations, by adapting and applying traditional concepts.

SINTELNET website: http://www.sintelnet.eu/

Funding body: EU/ICT

Keywords: Action and agency, Communicative interaction, Group attitudes, Socio-technical epistemology, Social coordination

Traditional distinctions between the natural, the social and the artificial are becoming more and more blurred as radically new forms of Information Technology-enabled social environments are formed. These changes create the need to re-explore basic concepts of Philosophy, Humanities and Social Sciences. The aim of the European Network for Social Intelligence is twofold:

- To look into those IT-enabled domains as a means for the critical examination of those basic concepts and,
- To propose new approaches to understand and develop future IT-enabled social situations, by adapting and applying traditional concepts.
SINTELNET website: http://www.sintelnet.eu/ <\p>
Funding body: EU/ICT <\p>
Keywords: Action and agency, Communicative interaction, Group attitudes, Socio-technical epistemology, Social coordination <\p>

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