John Cusbert  ::  Philosophy Page

About me

Research interests:
ethics, probability, time.

I'm a Research Fellow in the School of Philosophy at the Australian National University. I've worked as a researcher at Sydney (2014) and Oxford (2014-16), and I
completed a doctorate at the ANU (2013).

Published writing

A Consequentialist Account of Narveson's Dictum. Forthcoming. Philosophical Studies. (Co-author: Robyn Kath)
(DOI: 10.1007/s11098-018-1085-8)

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

Causation and the Chancy Past. 2018. Mind Volume 127, Issue 505, pp. 1-33.
(DOI: 10.1093/mind/fzw053)

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

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

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)

Unpublished drafts

How Stable is Objective Chance?


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