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Tim Maudlin

Tim Maudlin is professor of philosophy at New York University and the founder and director of the John Bell Institute for the Foundations of Physics. His books include Philosophy of Physics: Space and TimeQuantum Non-Locality and Relativity: Metaphysical Intimations of Modern Physics, Truth and Paradox: Solving the Riddles, and The Metaphysics Within Physics.

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Allured by the promise of Big Data, science has shortchanged causal explanation in favor of data-driven prediction. But ultimately we must ask why.

Tim Maudlin
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Two new books—one on quantum physics, one on Thomas Kuhn—seek to reestablish the authority of reason and evidence.

Tim Maudlin