John Cusbert

Research topics:
probability, ethics, time.

I received my PhD from the ANU (2013) and then worked as a research fellow at Sydney (2014) and Oxford (2014-16).

Published writing

Backwards Causation and the Chancy Past.
Mind. 2017.
(DOI: 10.1093/mind/fzw053)

Acting on Essentially Comparative Goodness. Thought2017.
(DOI: 10.1002/tht3.240)

The Unique Groundability of Temporal Facts. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
2017. (Co-author: Kristie Miller)
(DOI: 10.1111/phpr.12374)

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

Temporal Experience, Temporal Passage and the Cognitive Sciences. Philosophy Compass. 
2015. 10(8) pp. 560-71. (Co-authors: Sam Baron, Matt Farr, Maria Kon, and Kristie Miller.)
(DOI: 10.1111/phc3.12244)

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

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

PhD dissertation

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


A Consequentialist Account of Narveson's Dictum. (Co-author: Robyn Kath)

Comparing Existence and Nonexistence (Co-author: Hilary Greaves)

How Stable is Objective Chance?

Page updated June 2017.