Publications/Preprints/Drafts

  1. "What Becomes of a Causal Set" with Chris Wuthrich, forthcoming in British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.
  2. "One World, One Beable" Synthese 2014
  3. "Thank Goodness That Argument is Over: Explaining the Temporal Value Asymmetry" Philosopher's Imprint, with Christopher Suhler.
  4. "Looking at the World Sideways" slides from Sept 2012
  5. "Turn and Face the Strange… Ch-ch-changes: Philosophical Questions Raised by Phase Transitions" with Tarun Menon, forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Physics, edited by Robert Batterman.
  6. "Does Quantum Mechanics Clash with the Equivalence Principle — and Does it Matter?" with Elias Okon, European Journal for Philosophy of Science, 2011.
  7. "Hot and Heavy Matters in the Foundations of Statistical Mechanics", Foundations of Physics, 2011.
  8. "The Past Histories of Molecules", in Claus Beisbart and Stephan Hartmann (eds) Probabilities in Physics, Oxford University Press, 2011.
  9. "Is Time an Illusion?" Scientific American, June 2010. [Reprinted in SciAm's special edition, A Matter of Time 2012.]
  10. "Metaphysics and Philosophy of Science" in French and Saatsi's Continuum Companion to Philosophy of Science.
  11. "Time's Ontic Voltage" in Routledge's Future of Philosophy of Time, edited by Adrian Bardon.
  12. "The Redundancy Argument Against Bohm's Theory" just something I wrote without any real intention to publish
  13. "What Makes Time Special" submission to FQXi essay contest; won third place
  14. "Special Sciences, Conspiracy and the Better Best System Account of Laws", Erkenntnis 2010 73: 427-447, with Jonathan Cohen.
  15. "A Better Best System Account of Lawhood" with Jonathan Cohen, Philosophical Studies 145(1):1-34, 2009.
  16. "The Past Hypothesis Meets Gravity" draft, in Gerhard Ernst and Andreas Hüttemann (eds.): Time, Chance and Reduction. Philosophical Aspects of Statistical Mechanics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  17. "The Metaphysics in Quantum Theory" Compendium of Quantum Physics: Concepts, Experiments, History and Philosophy, edited by F. Weinert, K. Hentschel and D. Greenberger. Springer
  18. "Interview on Philosophy of Physics" Philosophy and Foundations of Physics, Interviews.
  19. "The Common Now" Philsophical Issues 18, 339-361, 2008.
  20. "The Emergence and Interpretation of Probability in Bohmian Mechanics" Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 38, 2007, 351-370.
  21. "On Finding 'Real' Time in Quantum Mechanics" Absolute Simultaneity. (Eds) W.L. Craig and Q. Smith. NY: OxfordUniversity Press, 2007.
  22. "There is No Special Problem of Scientific Representation" with Jonathan Cohen, special issue on scientific representation, Theoria, 2006.
  23. "Time" (for kids!) in World Book Encyclopedia
  24. "An Answer in Search of a Question: 'Proofs' of the Tri-Dimensionality of Space" (draft) Studies in History & Philosophy of Modern Physics, 36, 1, March 2005, 113-136.                   
  25. "Time in Physics" Encyclopedia of Philosophy, (draft) 2nd edition.
  26.  "Realist Ennui and Base Rates" Philosophy of Science, 71(3): 320-338. July 2004, with P.D. Magnus.
  27.  "Measures, Explanation and the Past: Should 'Special' Initial Conditions Be Explained?" British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 2004, 55, 195-217.
  28. "Is There is a Puzzle about the Low Entropy Past?" in Hitchcock, C. (ed.) Contemporary Debates in the Philosophy of Science, chapter 12, Blackwell, 2003.
  29.  "Who's Afraid of Maxwell's Demon — and Which One?"Quantum Limits to the Second Law, edited by D. Sheehan, American Institute of Physics, December 2002, pp. 399-407.  Reprinted as "A Collision Between Dynamics and Thermodynamics" in Entropy 2004, 6, 11-20.
  30. "Chapter 8: Philosophy of Space-time Physics" in Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Science, edited by Peter Machamer and Michael Silberstein, (Basil Blackwell, 2002), with Carl Hoefer, pp. 173-198.
  31. "Taking Thermodynamics (Too) Seriously" Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 32, 4, 2001, 539-53.
  32. "Thermodynamic Time Asymmetry" The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2001 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.)
  33. "Why Quantize the Gravitational Field (or any other Field for that Matter)?" Philosophy of Science, 68 (Proceedings), 2001, S382-S394, with Nick Huggett
  34. "Humean Supervenience and Rotating Homogeneous Matter"  Mind, 110, Jan. 2000, 25-43.
  35. "Shedding Light on Time" Philosophy of Science (Proceedings), 67, 2000, S587-S599.
  36.  "Is Time 'Handed' in a Quantum World?"Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, June, 2000, 247-269.
  37. "Introduction" Studies in the History & Philosophy of Modern Physics; 2000, 31B, 2, 129-134.
  38. "Topology Change and the Unity of Space" Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 31B, 2, 2000, 227-246, with R.Weingard.
  39. "Reducing Thermodynamics to Statistical Mechanics: The Case of Entropy" Journal of Philosophy, XCVI, July 1999, 348-373.
  40. "Nonlocality in the Expanding Infinite Well" Foundations of Physics Letters 11, 1998, No. 5, 495-98, with R. Weingard. http://springerlink.metapress.com/content/l63m4u324v874188/
  41. "The View From No-when" British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 49, 1998, 135-159.
  42. "What is 'The Problem of the Direction of Time'?" Philosophy of Science (Supplement), 63, v.2, 1997, 223-34.
  43. "Trouble in Paradise? Problems for Bohm's Theory" Monist, 1997, 80, 1, 24-43, with R. Weingard.
  44. "Time, Bohm's Theory and Quantum Cosmology" Philosophy of Science, 1996, 63, 470-74, with R. Weingard
  45. "Answer to Question #22" ["Is there a gravitational force or not?"], American Journal of Physics, 1996, 64,5, 528, with R. Weingard.
  46. "An Introduction to Topology" Monist, 1996, 79, No. 1, 21-33, with R. Weingard.
  47. "Bohmian Cosmology and the Quantum Smearing of the Initial Singularity" Physics Letters A 208, 1995, 59-61, with R. Weingard.
  48. "The Metaphysics of Time Reversal: Hutchison on Classical Mechanics"British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 1995,  46, No. 3, 331.
  49. "Answer to Question #15 [What space scales participate in cosmic expansion?]" American Journal of Physics, 1995, 63,9, 780, with R. Weingard.
  50. "Wilful Ignorance, Knowledge, and the "Equal Culpability" Thesis: A Study of the Deeper Significance of the Principle of Legality" Wisconsin Law Review, 1994, 1, 29-69, with D. Husak. [Cited in Justice Kennedy's dissent in GLOBAL-TECH APPLIANCES, INC. v. SEB S. A. ( No. 10-6 )!]
  51. "A Bohmian Model of Quantum Cosmology" Proceedings of the Philosophy of Science Association 1994, 1, 228-237, with R.Weingard.
  52. "Function, Contemplation, and Eudaimonia" Dialogue (Phi Sigma Tau) 1990, 32, 2/3, 33-9.

Book Reviews

  1. "Review of Ney and Albert's The Wave Function" forthcoming in British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.
  2. "Stephen Hawking Says There is No Theory of Everything" New Scientist, September 2010. (Review of Hawking and Mlodinow's The Grand Design)
  3. "Can the Multiverse Explain Time's Arrow?" New Scientist, January 2010. (Review of Carroll's From Eternity to Here)
  4. "Review of Robin LePoidevin's Images of Time" Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2008
  5. "Review of M. Jammer's Concepts of Simultaneity" Isis.
  6. "Not So Cool", Metascience, 2007, 16, 147-151.
  7. "Review of J. Butterfield's Arguments of Time", Philosophy of Science, July 2005.
  8. "Review of C. Liu and G. Emch's Logic of Thermo-Statistical Physics", Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, Sept., 2004, 35, 541-544.
  9. "Review of D. Albert's Time and Chance" Metascience, 2002, 11, 1, 43-46.
  10. "Review of P. Smith's Explaining Chaos" Mind, 2001, 439, 839-844.
  11. "Review of J. Earman's Bangs, Crunches, Whimpers and Shrieks"Philosophical Review, 1998, 107, 142-146.
  12. "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, 49, 332-337.
  13. "Review of H. Price's Time's Arrow and Archimedes' Point"Metascience, roundtable review, 1997, 11, 68-71.
  14. "Review of M. Dorato's Time and Reality" British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 1997, 48, 117-20.
  15. "Review of S. Savitt's Time's Arrow Today" Canadian Philosophical Reviews, 16, 1, 1996, 59-61.

Books

  1. Oxford Handbook on Philosophy of Time , Oxford University Press, 2011.
    Oxford Handbook cover
  2. Introducing Time, 2001, 2004, 2010 Totem Books, (Croatian edition, 2003; French edition, Flammarion 2004; Thai edition, 2007; Italian edition 2009; Popular Science review: "a little cracker…"; new edition and format)
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              Time French cover Introducing Time Italian
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  3. Time, Reality & Experience, CUP, 2002
    Time, Reality,
              and Experience cover
  4. Philosophy Meets Physics at the Planck Scale, CUP, 2001, edited with Nick Huggett
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