• 1 August 2015:

    Official start at Geneva

    I have started my new job in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Geneva!

    (Sorry that I neglected to post news for such a long time...)

  • 21 May 2014:

    Black Forest Summer School

    I am getting ready for the 2nd Black Forest Summer School in the Philosophy of Physics, this year on probability in physics.

  • 21 May 2014:

    Sabbatical Fall Quarter 2014

    I will be on sabbatical leave in Fall 2014.

  • 24 January 2014:

    Refereeing

    I cannot currently accept any more refereeing requests except for journals where I am on the editorial board. I hope to able to do it again starting in late March.

  • 23 September 2013:

    Summer syllabi available

    The syllabi for my fall classes in philosophy of science are now available in the teaching section.

  • 21 June 2013:

    Summer syllabi available

    The syllabi for my summer classes in logic and scientific reasoning are now available in the teaching section.

  • 22 December 2012:

    Winter syllabi available

    The syllabi for my winter class in philosophy of physics (quantum mechanics) and for my seminar in metaphysics are now available in the teaching section.

  • 25 September 2012:

    Fall syllabi available

    The syllabi for my fall classes in metaphysics and philosophy of science are now available in the teaching section.

  • 11 July 2012:

    European Tour in September

    I will tour Europe in September to give talks in Hungary, Germany, and perhaps Switzerland (details below under 'Talks').

  • 18 June 2012:

    Lauener Prize and Symposium

    I am honoured to have been selected as this year's winner of the Lauener Prize for Up-and-Coming Philosophers. The ceremony will be held on 21 June, with a symposium on Hilary Putnam's (winner of the 2012 Lauener Prize for an Outstanding Oeuvre in Analytical Philosophy) work to follow on 22 June (see talks).

  • 27 March 2012:

    Promotion to Associate Professor

    I have just been officially notified that I will be promoted to Associate Professor with tenure, effective 1 July 2012. Joy reigns!

  • 1 November 2011:

    Syllabi for winter classes available

    The syllabi for the two classes I teach this winter, Phil 25 and Phil 124, are available in the teaching section.

  • 9 September 2011:

    Can the world be shown to be indeterministic after all?

    This paper has now appeared in print: in Claus Beisbart and Stephan Hartmann (eds.), Probabilities in Physics, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2011), pp. 365-389.

  • 9 September 2011:

    Syllabi for fall classes available

    At last, the syllabi for the two classes I teach this fall, Phil 145 and Phil 204A, are available in the teaching section.

  • 18 April 2011:

    Time travel and time machines

    This paper I co-authored with Chris Smeenk has appeared in print now: in Craig Callender (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Time, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2011), pp. 577-630.

  • 6 November 2010:

    2009 PSA Essay Prize

    Today, I have been awarded the 2009 PSA Recent Ph.D. Award for "Challenging the Spacetime Structuralist", which appeared in the December 2009 issue of Philosophy of Science.

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