Since January 2022, Jonas Carstens has been a research assistant at the chair of Practical Philosophy at the Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf and a member of the use case law at the Manchot research group “Decision-making with the help of Artificial Intelligence”. He studied English and Philosophy (B.A.) as well as English and Philosophy (M.Ed.) and Practical Philosophy of the Economy and the Environment (M.A.) in Kiel.
The focus of his research are philosophical concepts of discrimination and their application to discrimination through artificial intelligence. As a member of the DIID he is especially interested in ethical aspects of AI-based online-deliberation as well as the relationship between social power structures and AI in general.