Dr Eric KERR
Designation : Postdoctoral Fellow
Office : AS8, #07-28
Telephone : 6606 4212
Status : Staff
Introduction

Dr Kerr joined ARI as Postdoctoral Fellow in the Science, Technology and Society Cluster since 15 July 2013 and is currently a Research Fellow with effect from 15 July 2016.

He also teaches at Tembusu College. Having originally trained as a lawyer in Scotland, Eric received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh in 2013. His writing centres on the philosophy of technology and social epistemology with a focus on petroleum engineering in Thailand and digital culture in Singapore. Eric has published on topics including scientific evidence, engineering knowledge, survey methods, and cross-cultural philosophy. Before moving to Singapore, he taught in the UK and the US. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Vienna and Delft University of Technology. He is Book Review Editor for the journal Social Epistemology and the Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective and co-founder of the Society for the Philosophy of Information.

While at ARI, Eric is following several threads from his doctoral dissertation on petroleum engineering as well as being involved in new collaborative projects on digital culture in Southeast Asia, disruptive technologies, and imaginations of the future of technology and the city in Singapore.

Brief Write-Up on Proposed Work

While at ARI, Eric is following several threads from his doctoral dissertation on petroleum engineering and social epistemology as well as being involved in new collaborative projects on disasters, the internet in Southeast Asia, and imaginations of the future of technology and the city in Singapore.