Sara Bernstein (NHC Fellow, 2015–16)

Project Title

What Might Have Been: Causation and Possibility

Duke University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2015–16

Sara Bernstein wrote two chapters of her book, Possible Causation. She also contributed several chapters and articles for other publications, including “Causal Idealism” for Idealism: New Essays in Metaphysics, eds. Tyron Goldschmidt and Kenny Pearce, Oxford University Press (forthcoming), “Free Will and Mental Quausation” (with Jessica Wilson) for the Journal of the American Philosophical Association (forthcoming), “Causal Proportions and Moral Responsibility”, Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility, ed. David Shoemaker (forthcoming), “Intuitions and the Metaphysics of Causation” for Metaphysics and Experimental Philosophy, ed. David Rose, Bloomsbury (forthcoming), “Causal and Moral Indeterminacy” for Ratio (forthcoming), “Nowhere Man: Time Travel and Spatial Location” for Midwest Studies in Philosophy (2015 39:1 158-168), and began work on another article, “Ethical Puzzles of Time Travel.”