Sam Baron


Contact categoryResearcher (past)
Job titleProfessor
Research instituteDianoia Institute of Philosophy
Faculty of Theology and Philosophy

Research outputs

Explainable AI and causal understanding : Counterfactual approaches considered
Baron, Sam. (2023). Explainable AI and causal understanding : Counterfactual approaches considered. Minds and Machines. 33(2), pp. 347-377. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11023-023-09637-x

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Causal theories of spacetime
Baron, Samuel and Le Bihan, Baptiste. (2023). Causal theories of spacetime. Nous. pp. 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1111/nous.12449

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Presentism and representation : Saying it without words
Baron, Sam, Miller, Kristie and Tallant, Jonathan. (2023). Presentism and representation : Saying it without words. Synthese. 201(2), p. Article 36. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-022-03987-2

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Spacetime quietism in quantum gravity
Baron, Samuel and Bihan, Baptiste Le. (2022). Spacetime quietism in quantum gravity. In The Foundations of Spacetime Physics: Philosophical Perspectives pp. 155-175 Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003219019-9

Book chapter

The harmony of grounding
Baron, Sam, Miller, Kristie and Tallant, Jonathan. (2022). The harmony of grounding. Philosophical Studies. 179(11), pp. 3421-3446. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11098-022-01819-0

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Spacetime : Function and approximation
Baron, Sam. (2022). Spacetime : Function and approximation. Synthese. 200(2), p. Article 170. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-022-03498-0

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Counterfactuals of ontological dependence
Baron, Sam. (2022). Counterfactuals of ontological dependence. Journal of the American Philosophical Association. 8(2), pp. 278-299. https://doi.org/10.1017/apa.2019.39

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Parts of spacetime
Baron, Sam. (2021). Parts of spacetime. American Philosophical Quarterly. 58(4), pp. 387-397. https://doi.org/10.2307/48619322

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TIME, AND TIME AGAIN
Baron, Sam and Lin, Yi-Cheng. (2022). TIME, AND TIME AGAIN. The Philosophical Quarterly. 72(2), pp. 259-282. https://doi.org/10.1093/pq/pqab040

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Eliminating spacetime
Baron, Sam. (2021). Eliminating spacetime. Erkenntnis. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10670-021-00402-z

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Mathematical explanation by law
Baron, Sam. (2019). Mathematical explanation by law. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. 70(3), pp. 683-717. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjps/axx062

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A formal apology for metaphysics
Baron, Sam. (2018). A formal apology for metaphysics. Ergo. 5(39), pp. 1030-1060. https://doi.org/10.3998/ergo.12405314.0005.039

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Time enough for explanation
Baron, Sam and Colyvan, Mark. (2016). Time enough for explanation. Journal of Philosophy. 113(2), pp. 61-88. https://doi.org/10.5840/jphil201611324

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Quantum gravity and mereology : Not so simple
Baron, Sam and Le Bihan, Baptiste. (2022). Quantum gravity and mereology : Not so simple. The Philosophical Quarterly. 72(1), pp. 19-40. https://doi.org/10.1093/pq/pqab016

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Unification and mathematical explanation in science
Baron, Samuel. (2021). Unification and mathematical explanation in science. Synthese. 199(3-4), pp. 7339-7363. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-021-03118-3

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Presentism, continuous time-travel and the phenomenology of passage
Baron, Sam and Braddon-Mitchell, David. (2020). Presentism, continuous time-travel and the phenomenology of passage. Erkenntnis. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10670-020-00217-4

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Purely physical explananda : Bistability in perception
Baron, Sam. (2020). Purely physical explananda : Bistability in perception. In In Falguera, José L. and Martinez Vidal, Concha (Ed.). Abstract objects : For and against pp. 17-34 Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-38242-1_2

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Explanation impossible
Baron, Sam and Colyvan, Mark. (2021). Explanation impossible. Philosophical Studies. 178, pp. 559-576. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11098-020-01445-8

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Counterfactual scheming
Baron, Sam. (2020). Counterfactual scheming. Mind. 129(514), pp. 535 - 562. https://doi.org/10.1093/mind/fzz008

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Deflating deflationary truthmaking
Asay, Jamin and Baron, Sam. (2020). Deflating deflationary truthmaking. The Philosophical Quarterly. 70(278), pp. 1 - 21. https://doi.org/10.1093/pq/pqz036

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What's so spatial about time anyway?
Baron, Sam and Evans, Peter W.. (2021). What's so spatial about time anyway? The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. 72(1), pp. 159-183. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjps/axy077

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A Counterfactual Approach to Explanation in Mathematic
Baron, Sam, Colyvan, Mark and Ripley, David. (2020). A Counterfactual Approach to Explanation in Mathematic. Philosophia Mathematica. 28(1), pp. 1-34. https://doi.org/10.1093/philmat/nkz023

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A counterfactual approach to explanation in mathematics
Baron, Sam, Colyvan, Mark and Ripley, David. (2020). A counterfactual approach to explanation in mathematics. Philosophia Mathematica. 28(1), pp. 1-34. https://doi.org/10.1093/philmat/nkz023

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Grounding at a distance
Baron, Sam, Miller, Kristie and Tallant, Jonathan. (2020). Grounding at a distance. Philosophical Studies. 177, pp. 3373-3390. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11098-019-01374-1

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Empirical incoherence and double functionalism
Baron, Sam. (2019). Empirical incoherence and double functionalism. Synthese. 199, pp. 413-439. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-019-02462-9

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Temporal fictionalism for a timeless world
Baron, Sam, Miller, Kristie and Tallant, Jonathan. (2021). Temporal fictionalism for a timeless world. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 102(2), pp. 281-301. https://doi.org/10.1111/phpr.12637

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Non-naturalistic moral explanation
Baron, Samuel, Colyvan, Mark, Miller, Kristie and Rubin, Michael. (2019). Non-naturalistic moral explanation. Synthese. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-019-02341-3

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The end of mystery
Baron, Sam and Colyvan, Mark. (2019). The end of mystery. American Philosophical Quarterly. 56(3), pp. 247-264. https://doi.org/10.2307/48570634

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The curious case of spacetime emergence
Baron, Sam. (2020). The curious case of spacetime emergence. Philosophical Studies. 177, pp. 2207-2226. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11098-019-01306-z

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Much ado about aboutness
Baron, Sam, Chua, Reginald Mary, Miller, Kristie and Norton, James. (2022). Much ado about aboutness. Inquiry. 65(3), pp. 298-326. https://doi.org/10.1080/0020174X.2019.1592705

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Metaphysical explanation : The Kitcher picture
Baron, Sam and Norton, James. (2021). Metaphysical explanation : The Kitcher picture. Erkenntnis. 86(1), pp. 187-207. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10670-018-00101-2

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Infinite lies and explanatory ties: Idealization in phase transitions
Baron, Sam. (2019). Infinite lies and explanatory ties: Idealization in phase transitions. Synthese. 196(5), pp. 1939 - 1961. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-018-1678-y

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How to endure presentism
Baron, Sam. (2019). How to endure presentism. Inquiry. 62(6), pp. 659 - 673. https://doi.org/10.1080/0020174X.2018.1487883

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An introduction to the philosophy of time
Baron, Sam and Miller, Kristie. (2018). An introduction to the philosophy of time Polity Press.

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It’s one thing to rule them all and another thing to bind them
Tallant, Jonathan and Baron, Sam. (2021). It’s one thing to rule them all and another thing to bind them. Synthese. 198, pp. 105-115. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-018-01983-z

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Do not revise Ockham's Razor without necessity
Baron, Sam and Tallant, Jonathan. (2018). Do not revise Ockham's Razor without necessity. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 96(3), pp. 596 - 619. https://doi.org/10.1111/phpr.12337

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Time, physics, and philosophy : It's all relative
Baron, Sam. (2018). Time, physics, and philosophy : It's all relative. Philosophy Compass. 13(1), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1111/phc3.12466

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How mathematics can make a difference
Baron, Sam, Colyvan, Mark and Ripley, David. (2017). How mathematics can make a difference. Philosophers' Imprint. 17(3), pp. 1 - 19.

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Back to the unchanging past
Baron, Sam. (2017). Back to the unchanging past. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly. 98(1), pp. 129 - 147. https://doi.org/10.1111/papq.12127

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Feel the flow
Baron, Sam. (2017). Feel the flow. Synthese. 194(2), pp. 609 - 630. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-015-0964-1

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Monism : The islands of plurality
Baron, Sam and Tallant, Jonathan. (2016). Monism : The islands of plurality. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 93(3), pp. 583-606. https://doi.org/10.1111/phpr.12270

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Metaphysics as fairness
Baron, Sam. (2016). Metaphysics as fairness. Synthese. 193(7), pp. 2237 - 2259. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-015-0842-x

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Mathematical explanation and epistemology: Please mind the gap
Baron, Sam. (2016). Mathematical explanation and epistemology: Please mind the gap. Ratio. 29(2), pp. 149 - 167. https://doi.org/10.1111/rati.12101

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The explanatory dispensability of idealizations
Baron, Sam. (2016). The explanatory dispensability of idealizations. Synthese. 193(2), pp. 365 - 386. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-014-0517-z

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Explaining mathematical explanation
Baron, Sam. (2016). Explaining mathematical explanation. The Philosophical Quarterly. 66(264), pp. 458 - 480. https://doi.org/10.1093/pq/pqv123

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Female under-representation among philosophy majors : A map of the hypotheses and a survey of the evidence
Dougherty, Tom, Baron, Samuel and Miller, Kristie. (2015). Female under-representation among philosophy majors : A map of the hypotheses and a survey of the evidence. Feminist Philosophy Quarterly. 1(1), p. Article 4. https://doi.org/10.5206/fpq/2015.1.4

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Why is there female under-representation among philosophy majors? Evidence of a pre-university effect
Baron, Sam, Dougherty, Tom and Miller, Kristie. (2015). Why is there female under-representation among philosophy majors? Evidence of a pre-university effect. Ergo. 2(14), pp. 330-365. https://doi.org/10.3998/ergo.12405314.0002.014

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A bump on the road to presentism
Baron, Sam. (2015). A bump on the road to presentism. American Philosophical Quarterly. 52(4), pp. 345 - 356.

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Our concept of time
Baron, Samuel and Miller, Kristie. (2015). Our concept of time. In In B. Mölder, V. Arstila and P. Øhrstrøm (Ed.). Philosophy and psychology of time pp. 29 - 52 Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-22195-3_3

Book chapter

Et tu, brute?
Baron, Sam. (2015). Et tu, brute? In In C. Daly (Ed.). The Palgrave handbook of philosophical methods pp. 258 - 281 Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137344557_11

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Temporal experience, temporal passage and the cognitive sciences
Baron, Sam, Cusbert, John, Farr, Matt, Kon, Maria and Miller, Kristie. (2015). Temporal experience, temporal passage and the cognitive sciences. Philosophy Compass. 10(8), pp. 560 - 571. https://doi.org/10.1111/phc3.12244

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Why do female students leave philosophy? The story from Sydney
Dougherty, Tom, Baron, Samuel and Miller, Kristie. (2015). Why do female students leave philosophy? The story from Sydney. Hypatia. 30(2), pp. 467 - 474. https://doi.org/10.1111/hypa.12150

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Tensed truthmaker theory
Baron, Sam. (2015). Tensed truthmaker theory. Erkenntnis. 80(5), pp. 923 - 944. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10670-014-9689-7

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Causation sans time
Baron, Sam and Miller, Kristie. (2015). Causation sans time. American Philosophical Quarterly. 52(1), pp. 27 - 40.

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What is temporal error theory?
Baron, Sam and Miller, Kristie. (2015). What is temporal error theory? Philosophical Studies. 172(9), pp. 2427 - 2444. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11098-014-0419-4

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The priority of the now
Baron, Sam. (2015). The priority of the now. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly. 96(3), pp. 325-348. https://doi.org/10.1111/papq.12030

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The hard road to presentism
Asay, Jamin and Baron, Sam. (2014). The hard road to presentism. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly. 95(3), pp. 314 - 335. https://doi.org/10.1111/papq.12029

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Animal interrupted, or why accepting Pascal's Wager might be the last thing you ever do
Baron, Sam and Van Dyke, Christina. (2014). Animal interrupted, or why accepting Pascal's Wager might be the last thing you ever do. The Southern Journal of Philosophy. 52(S1), pp. 109 - 133. https://doi.org/10.1111/sjp.12069

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Optimisation and mathematical explanation: Doing the Lévy Walk
Baron, Sam. (2014). Optimisation and mathematical explanation: Doing the Lévy Walk. Synthese. 191(3), pp. 459 - 479. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-013-0284-2

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Can indispensability-driven platonists be (serious) presentists?
Baron, Sam. (2014). Can indispensability-driven platonists be (serious) presentists? Theoria. 80(2), pp. 153 - 173. https://doi.org/10.1111/theo.12031

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Groundless truth
Baron, Sam, Miller, Kristie and Norton, James. (2014). Groundless truth. Inquiry. 57(2), pp. 175 - 195. https://doi.org/10.1080/0020174X.2013.855652

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Causation in a timeless world
Baron, Sam and Miller, Kristie. (2014). Causation in a timeless world. Synthese. 191(12), pp. 2867 - 2886. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-014-0427-0

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