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A Derivation of Exponential Temporal Discounting from Temporal Neutrality
The Normative Standard for Future Discounting
draft, Australian Philosophical Reviews
Quantum Mechanics: Keeping It Real
Rough draft, comments welcome
No Time for Time from No-Time
with Eugene Chua, draft, forthcoming Philosophy of Science
A “New Conservation” Defense of Northern White Rhino Recovery
Humean Laws of Nature: The End of the Good Old Days
Time in Cosmology
with Casey McCoy, Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Physics
Time, Flow, and Space
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 42 (2019). Response to Hoerl and McCormack's BBS target, "Thinking in and about time: A dual systems perspective on temporal cognition"
Can We Quarantine the Quantum Blight?
Scientific Realism and the Quantum (OUP), 2020, edited by Saatsi and French
Time Lost, Time Regained
Metaphysics & Cognitive Science, 2019, edited by Alvin Goldman and Brian McLaughlin (draft)
Rules of the Road for Insect Gene Drive Research and Testing
Nature Biotech 35, 716-718, 2017, Adelman et al,
What Makes Time Special?
Oxford University Press, 2017
Black Hole Thermodynamics: More Than an Analogy?
Philosophy of Cosmology, edited by Barry Loewer, forthcoming, with John Dougherty (draft)
What Becomes of a Causal Set?
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, with Chris Wuthrich, 2016
One World, One Beable
Review of Ney and Albert's The Wavefunction: Essays on the Metaphysics of Quantum Metaphysics
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 2014
Turn and Face the Strange… Ch-ch-changes: Philosophical Questions Raised by Phase Transitions
Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Physics, edited by Robert Batterman, 2013, with Tarun Menon
Thank Goodness That Argument is Over: Explaining the Temporal Value Asymmetry
Philosophical Imprints, with Christopher Suhler, 2012
The Past Hypothesis Meets Gravity
Gerhard Ernst and Andreas Hüttemann (eds.): Time, Chance and Reduction. Philosophical Aspects of Statistical Mechanics. CUP
Review: "Stephen Hawking Says There is No Theory of Everything"
New Scientist, 2010
Review: Can the Multiverse Explain Time's Arrow?
Les Histoires Passées des Molécules
Précis de philosophie de la physique, edited by Soazig Le Bihan, 2013
Review: Not So Cool
Review of M. Jammer's Concepts of Simultaneity
The Common Now
Philosophical Issues, 2008
The Metaphysics in Quantum Theory
2009, Compendium of Quantum Physics: Concepts, Experiments, History and Philosophy, edited by F. Weinert, K. Hentschel and D. Greenberger. Springer
Is Time an Illusion?
Scientific American, 2010. [Reprinted in A Matter of Time, 2012]
Time's Ontic Voltage
The Future of the Philosophy of Time, edited by Adrian Bardon, 2012
Does Quantum Mechanics Clash with the Equivalence Principle -- and Does It Matter?
European Journal for Philosophy of Science, with Elias Okon, 2011
The Past Histories of Molecules
Probabilities in Physics, edited by Beisbart and Hartmann, Oxford University Press, 2011.
Philosophy of Science and Metaphysics
The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Science, French and Saatsi, 2011 (Paperback, 2014)
Hot and Heavy Matters in the Foundations of Statistical Mechanics
Foundations of Physics, 2011
A Better Best System Account of Lawhood
Philosophical Studies, 2009, with Jonathan Cohen
Review of Robin LePoidevin's Images of Time
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2008
Realist Ennui and the Base Rate Fallacy
Philosophy of Science, with P.D. Magnus, 2005
Time in Physics
Encyclopedia of Philosophy, MacMillan, 2005
Measures, Explanation and the Past: Should 'Special' Initial Conditions Be Explained?
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 2004
An Answer in Search of a Question: 'Proofs' of the Tri-Dimensionality of Space
Studies in History & Philosophy of Modern Physics, 2005
Review of J. Butterfield's Arguments of Time
Philosophy of Science, 2005
Who's Afraid of Maxwell's Demon -- and Which One?
Quantum Limits to the Second Law, edited by D. Sheehan, American Institute of Physics, 2002. Reprinted as "A Collision Between Dynamics and Thermodynamics" in Entropy 2004, 6, 11-20
Review of C. Liu and G. Emch's Logic of Thermo-Statistical Physics
Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 2004
Philosophy of Spacetime Physics
Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Science, edited by Peter Machamer and Michael Silberstein, 2002, with Carl Hoefer.
Review of D. Albert's Time and Chance
Thermodynamic Time Asymmetry
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (original, 2001; 2016 update) Edward N. Zalta (ed.)
Taking Thermodynamics Too Seriously
Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 2001.
On Finding 'Real Time' in Quantum Mechanics
Einstein, Relativity and Absolute Simultaneity, 2007
Special Sciences, Conspiracy and the Better Best System Account of Laws
Erkenntnis, 2010, with Jonathan Cohen
The Emergence and Interpretation of Probability in Bohmian Mechanics
Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 2007
There is No Special Problem of Scientific Representation
Theoria, with Jonathan Cohen, 2006
World Book, encyclopedia for children
Editorial: Introduction to the Special Issue
Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 2000
Why Quantize the Gravitational Field (or any other Field for that Matter)?
Philosophy of Science, with Nick Huggett, 2001
There is No Puzzle About the Low Entropy Past
Contemporary Debates in the Philosophy of Science, edited by C. Hitchcock, chapter 12, Blackwell, 2003
Review of J. Cushing, A. Fine and S.Goldstein (eds). Bohmian Mechanics and Quantum Theory: An Appraisal"
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 1998
Topology Change and the Unity of Space
Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, with Robert Weingard, 2000
Humean Supervenience and Rotating Homogeneous Matter
Shedding Light on Time
Philosophy of Science, 2000
Review of P. Smith's Explaining Chaos
Reducing Thermodynamics to Statistical Mechanics: The Case of Entropy
Journal of Philosophy, 1999
Is Time 'Handed' in a Quantum World?
Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 2000
Review of J. Earman's Bangs, Crunches, Whimpers and Shrieks
Philosophical Review, 1998
Nonlocality in the Expanding Infinite Well
Foundations of Physics Letters, with Robert Weingard, 1998
The View from Nowhen
What is the 'Problem of the Direction of Time'?
Philosophy of Science, 1997
Trouble in Paradise? Problems for Bohm's Theory
The Monist, 1997
Time. Bohm's Theory, and Quantum Cosmology
Philosophy of Science, with Bob Weingard, 1996
Answer to Question #22" ["Is there a gravitational force or not?"]
American Journal of Physics, with Bob Weingard, 1996
An Introduction to Topology
The Monist, with Bob Weingard, 1996
Review of H. Price's Time's Arrow and Archimedes' Point
Bohmian Cosmology and the Quantum Smearing of the Initial Singularity
Physics Letters A, with Bob Weingard, 1995
The Metaphysics of Time Reversal: Hutchison on Classical Mechanics
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 1995
Answer to Question #15 [What space scales participate in cosmic expansion?]
American Journal of Physics, with Bob Weingard, 1995
Review of M. Dorato's Time and Reality
Bitish Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 1997
Review of S. Savitt's Time's Arrow Today
Canadian Philosophical Reviews, 1996
Wilful Ignorance, Knowledge, and the "Equal Culpability" Thesis: A Study of the Deeper Significance of the Principle of Legality
Wisconsin Law Review, with Douglas Husak, 1994. Cited in SCOTUS dissent by Justice Kennedy in GLOBAL-TECH APPLIANCES, INC. v. SEB S. A. ( No. 10-6 )
A Bohmian Model of Quantum Cosmology
Philosophy of Science, with Bob Weingard, 1994
Function, Contemplation, and Eudaimonia
Dialogue (Phi Sigma Tau)