Nick Bostrom

Professor, Oxford University

Nick Bostrom is a professor in the Faculty of Philosophy at Oxford University and the Founding Director of the Future of Humanity Institute. Bostrom has a background in physics, computational neuroscience, and mathematical logic as well as philosophy. He is the author of some 200 publications, including Anthropic Bias (Routledge, 2002), Global Catastrophic Risks (editor, Oxford University Press, 2008), Human Enhancement (editor, Oxford University Press, 2009), and the academic book Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies (Oxford University Press, 2014), which became a New York Times bestseller