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John W. Carroll is Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at NC State University. His research focuses on metaphysics, the philosophy of science, and rational choice, especially the topics of laws of nature, causation, explanation, time travel and the prisoner’s dilemma.

 

 

More Information:

 

John’s CV

 

Selected Papers/Drafts:

 

An Unstable Eliminativism

Boundary in Context (Revised)

Context, Conditionals, Fatalism, Time Travel and Freedom

Nailed to Hume's Cross?

Review of Alexander Bird's Nature's Metaphysics

Review of John T. Robert's The Law-Governed Universe

Self Visitation, Traveler Time and Compatible Properties

 

Web Development:

 

SEP Entry: Laws of Nature

A Time Travel Website

Philosophy of Science Module

 

John's Picture

 

 

 

Books:

 

A Time Travel Dialogue

An Introduction to Metaphysics

Readings on Laws of Nature

Laws of Nature

 


Contact Information:

Office: Withers Hall, Room 457

E-mail: carroll[at]ncsu.edu

Office Hours Fall 2014: Wednesdays 9:00 AM - Noon except Wednesday, 11/26/14.