Works in Progress

Fine-Tuning Divine Indifference. (with Kevin Dorst)

The Metaphysics of Laws and the Quantum Measurement Problem*

Humeanism and the Paradox of Predictability*

[Starred (*) papers are in blind review, so I have changed their titles for the sake of anonymity. To see current drafts of these papers, please email me at cdorst[at]ufl[dot]edu.]

Published Papers

Why do the Laws Support Counterfactuals? (forthcoming) Erkenntnis.

Humean Laws, Explanatory Circularity, and the Aim of Scientific Explanation. (2019) Philosophical Studies. 176: 2657-2679.

Towards a Best Predictive System Account of Laws of Nature. (2019) British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. 70: 877-900.

Bet Accepted: A Reply to Freitag. (2018) Philosophical Quarterly. 68: 175-83.

Evidence, Significance, and Counterfactuals: Schramm on the New Riddle of Induction. Erkenntnis. 81: 143-154.

Book Reviews

Laws and Explanations; Theories and Modal Possibilities, by Arnold Koslow. Review. (2020) Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

In All Probability, Quite Handy. Review of The Oxford Handbook of Probability and Philosophy, Alan Hájek and Christopher Hitchcock, eds. (2018) Metascience. 27: 223-226

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