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Brian Hedden

Associate Professor
School of Philosophy 
Australian National University
brian.hedden@gmail.com

 

About

I am an Associate Professor in Philosophy at ANU.
Previously, I was a junior research fellow at Oxford and then a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney.
I earned my A.B. from Princeton and my PhD from MIT. 
I work in epistemology and decision theory, as well as related areas of ethics and political philosophy.

 

Book

2015

Reasons without Persons: Rationality, Identity, and Time
Oxford University Press

 

Papers (click for preprints)

2022

"(Almost) All Evidence is Higher-Order Evidence"

(with Kevin Dorst)

Analysis, forthcoming

2021

"On Statistical Criteria of Algorithmic Fairness"

Philosophy and Public Affairs 49 (2):209-231.

2020

2019

"Reasons, Coherence, and Group Rationality"

Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 99 (3):581-604.

2019

"Legal Probabilism: A Qualified Defense"

(with Mark Colyvan)

Journal of Political Philosophy 27 (4):448-468.

2019

"Rationality and Synchronic Identity"

Australasian Journal of Philosophy 97 (3):544-558.

2019

"Hindsight Bias is not a Bias" 

Analysis 79 (1):43-52.

2017

"Summary" and "Reply to Critics"

For a symposium on Reasons without Persons

Analysis 77 (3): 569-571 and 607-618.

2017

"Should Juries Deliberate?"

Social Epistemology 31 (4):368-386.

2016

"Uniqueness and Metaepistemology"

(with Daniel Greco)

Journal of Philosophy 113 (8):365-395.

2016

"Mental Processes and Synchronicity"

Mind 125 (499):873-888.

2016

2016

"Does MITE Make Right?: Decision-Making Under Normative Uncertainty"

Oxford Studies in Metaethics vol 11: 102-128

2015

"A Defense of Objectivism about Evidential Support"

Canadian Journal of Philosophy 45 (5):716-743.

2015

2015

"Time-Slice Rationality" 

Mind 124 (494):449-491.

2015

"Options and Diachronic Tragedy"

Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 90 (2):423-451.

2013

2012

"Options and the Subjective Ought"

Philosophical Studies 158 (2):343-360.

 

Book Chapters

2022

"Individual Time-Bias and Social Discounting"

In Time in Actioned. Carla Bagnoli, Routledge

2021

"Introduction to Part II: Rationality and Time"

In Derek Parfit's Reasons and Persons: An Introduction and Critical Inquiry, ed. Andrea Sauchelli, Routledge

 

Book Reviews

2020

"Review of Meghan Sullivan, Time Biases"

Philosophical Review 129(3): 495-499

2019