• The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 114 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
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Personal profile


Sam Baron is a lecturer in the philosophy department at the University of Western Australia. He completed his PhD at the University of Sydney, in the Centre for Time. His research focuses on the nature of time, the nature of mathematics and the nature of philosophy itself. He has published widely in Journal of Philosophy, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Philosopher’s Imprint, Philosophical Studies, Philosophical Quarterly and the Conversation. His undergraduate courses focus on teaching core life skills including: how to defeat your enemies with argument, how to communicate with scientists and how to travel through time.

Previous positions

University of Sydney (2013-2015) Postdoctoral Fellowship.


Philosophy of time, philosophy of mathematics, metaphilosophy


  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy Of Science
  • Philosophy Of Mathematics
  • Metaphilosophy
  • Philosophy Of Time
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Mathematics

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realism Social Sciences
metaphysics Social Sciences
mathematics Social Sciences
fairness Social Sciences
science Social Sciences
justice Social Sciences
human being Social Sciences
philosophy of science Social Sciences

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Projects 2015 2020

Explanation in Science and Metaphysics: Bridging the Gap

Baron, S., Rubin, M., Asay, J., Jansson, L., Braddon-Mitchell, D., Colyvan, M., Miller, K., Tallant, J., Wilson, A. & Nolan, D.

University of Western Australia


Project: Research

Research Output 2010 2018

  • 114 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 36 Article
  • 3 Chapter

How to endure presentism

Baron, S., 21 Jun 2018, In : Inquiry (United Kingdom). p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citations

Infinite lies and explanatory ties: idealization in phase transitions

Baron, S., 22 Jan 2018, In : Synthese. p. 1-23 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

philosophy of science

Time, physics, and philosophy: It's all relative

Baron, S., 1 Jan 2018, In : Philosophy Compass. 13, 1, e12466.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Special Theory of Relativity
2 Citations

Back to the unchanging past

Baron, S., 1 Mar 2017, In : Pacific Philosophical Quarterly. 98, 1, p. 129-147 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Time Traveller
Time Travel
2 Citations

Feel the Flow

Baron, S. T., Feb 2017, In : Synthese. 194, 2, p. 609-630 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle