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Brian Hedden

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

About

I am a Professor of 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)

forthcoming

"Parity and Pareto"

Philosophy and Phenomenological Research

forthcoming

forthcoming

"Multidimensional Adjectives"

(with Justin D'Ambrosio)

Australasian Journal of Philosophy

forthcoming

2023

"Counterfactual Decision Theory"

Mind 132 (527): 730-61.

2022

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

forthcoming

"Transitivity, Majority Rule, and the Repugnant Conclusion"

In Conditionals, Probability and Decision: Essays in Honour of Alan Hájek, ed. Branden Fitelson, JJ Joaquin, and Weng Hong. Springer.

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

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