Stanford — Postdoc

Tuomas Vesterinen

Tuomas Vesterinen is a philosopher of science specialized in psychiatry and ethics of artificial intelligence with additional interests in philosophy of mind and anthropology. At Stanford, Tuomas works at the department of anthropology with Professor Tanya Luhrmann. His interdisciplinary research focuses on the ethical, conceptual and social consequences that arise when employing artificial intelligence in psychiatry and mental healthcare organizations. He is also a member of the Robophilosophy, AI Ethics and Datafication (RADAR) research group and the Centre for Philosophy of Social Science (TINT) at the University of Helsinki. His dissertation in philosophy “Socializing Psychiatric Kinds” (University of Helsinki, 2023) is on the role of social factors and non-epistemic values in the classification and explanation of psychiatric disorders.