John Cusbert  ::  Philosophy Page

About me

I completed a doctorate in philosophy at the Australian National University (2013), then worked as a philosopher at the University of Sydney (2014), the University of Oxford (2014-16), and the ANU (2017-18).

Published writing

How Stable is Objective Chance? [Forthcoming] The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.

A Consequentialist Account of Narveson's Dictum [2018] Philosophical Studies. (Co-author: Robyn Kath)

Causation and the Chancy Past [2018] Mind 127(505) 1-33.

Two Flavours of Mathematical Explanation [2018
] in A. Reutlinger and J. Saatsi (eds.), Explanation Beyond Causation, Oxford University Press. (Co-authors: Mark Colyvan, Kelvin McQueen)

The Unique Groundability of Temporal Facts [2018] Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 97(2) 410-432. (Co-author: Kristie Miller)

Acting on Essentially Comparative Goodness
[2017] Thought 6(2) 73-83.

Temporal Experience, Temporal Passage and the Cognitive Sciences
[2015] Philosophy Compass 10(8) 560-71. (Co-authors: Sam Baron, Matt Farr, Maria Kon, Kristie Miller.)

Recent Uses of Bayesianism [2013] In Byron Kaldis (ed.) Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences, Sage.  (Co-author: Alan Hájek.) Amazon

Logic: The Drill [
2012] Princeton University Press. (Co-author: Nicholas J. J. Smith.)

PhD dissertation

The Arrow of Chance [2013] Australian National University. (Winner of J. G. Crawford Prize) (PDF)

Page updated Oct 2018.