Dr Peter Evans

ARC Research Fellow

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 7 336 52162


Research Interests

  • Philosophy of Physics
    Philosophy of space and time, relativity, and quantum foundations
  • Philosophy of Science
    Epistemology of science, methodology of science
  • Quantum foundations
    Quantum information, quantum causal models
  • Metaphysics
    Philosophy of causation


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Sydney
  • Bchelor of Science, Australian National University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University


  • Mazzola, Claudio and Evans, Peter W. (2017) Do Reichenbachian common cause systems of arbitrary finite size exist?. Foundations of Physics, 47 12: 1543-1558. doi:10.1007/s10701-017-0124-1

  • Evans, Peter W. (2017) Quantum causal models, faithfulness, and retrocausality. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 69 3: 745-774. doi:10.1093/bjps/axw037

  • Evans, Peter W., Gryb, Sean and Thébault, Karim P. Y. (2016) Ψ-epistemic quantum cosmology?. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 56 1-12. doi:10.1016/j.shpsb.2016.10.005

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision