Professor, Faculty of Philosophy & Oxford Martin School
Director, Future of Humanity Institute &
Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology
University of Oxford
Professor Bostrom has previously held positions at Yale University and as a British Academy postdoctoral fellow. His doctoral dissertation, which was selected for inclusion in the Outstanding Dissertations series by the late Prof. Robert Nozick, developed the first mathematically explicit theory of observation selection effects. He has published more than 200 articles in both philosophy and physics journals, and has co-edited volumes on Human Enhancement (Oxford: OUP, 2009) and on Global Catastrophic Risks (Oxford: OUP, 2008). In 2009 Nick Bostrom was named one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers in Foreign Policy Magazine and also won the inaugural 2009 Eugene R. Gannon Jr. Award for the Continued Pursuit of Human Advancement.
If you're looking for more information on the Anthropic Principle, Anthropic Bias, or related issues, you may want to browse some of the other papers Nick has written on the topics involved, or look at some further resources available online.