Dr Christopher Burr
Christopher Burr is a philosopher of cognitive science. His research explores how digital technologies have reshaped our understanding of well-being and the new opportunities and risks that these technologies pose for human flourishing.
He has held previous posts at the University of Bristol, where he explored the ethical and epistemological impact of big data and artificial intelligence and completed his PhD in 2017.
His research interests include Philosophy of Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence, Ethics of Technology, Decision Theory, and Philosophy of Mind.
- (2018) "An Analysis of the Interaction Between Intelligent Software Agents and Human Users", Minds and Machines.
- (2018) "Bayesian Learning Models of Pain: A Call to Action", Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 26 54-61.
- (2017) "Embodied Decisions and the Predictive Brain", Philosophy and Predictive Processing Wiese, W. and Metzinger, T. (eds.).
- (2016) "Unifying the mind: Cognitive representations as graphical models", Philosophical Psychology. 29 (5) 789-791.
- (2016) "The body as laboratory: Prediction-error minimization, embodiment, and representation", Philosophical Psychology. 29 (4) 586-600.