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Academic CV

My full academic CV can be downloaded here. 

All my publications can be freely downloaded from PhilPapers here


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Grants and Awards



2021-2022: Investigating Temporally Asymmetric Attitudes and Values; K Miller and S Shpall: SRSS: AUD$5000

2020-2021: Future Bias and Valuing the Past: Miller, K., Greene, P., Tarsney, C., Tierney, H., Latham, A, and Norton, J, FRSS: AUD $8000


2019-2020: Future Bias and Devaluing the Past; Miller, K., Greene, P., Tarsney, C., Tierney, H., Latham, A, and Norton, J. SRSS:  AUD $5000.


2018-2021: Time: The Scientific and Folk Perspectives; Miller, K.,  Callender, C.,  Beebee, H.,  Braddon-Mitchell, D., Tallant, J., Baron, S., Wilson, A.  DP180100105: AUD $200 222



2017-2021: A Life in Time; Miller, K. ARC Future Fellowship,  FT170100262; AUD $908 000.


2017-2018: Time, Decision and Planning; Miller, K. Colyvan, M, Holcombe, A.O, Tymula, A, Hedden, B; Faculty Research Collaboration Scheme; AUD $39 000.


2012-2015: New agendas for the study of time: Connecting the disciplines; Price H, Rickles D,

Holcombe A.O., Miller K; Templeton World Charity Foundation/Research Support, ID15538

AUD $1,508,000.


2011-2016: A theory of theory choice; Braddon-Mitchell, D and Miller, K; Australian Research Council Discovery Project and ARC Fellowship DP110100486, AUD $575 000


2015: Time and Causation, International Research Collaboration Award; Miler, K and Beebee, H, AUD $16 000


2013: International Research Collaboration Award; Miller, K and Callender, C; AUD $15 000


2009-2013 Persistence through time and space; Miller, K. University of Sydney Fellowship AUD $360 000


2009-2012: Fundamental Ways the World could be: Challenging Metaphysical Orthodoxy; Miller, K. Australian Research Council Discovery Grant DP0987186 AUD $100 000


2006-2009: A Unitary Theory of the Individual; Miller, K; Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship DP0663936; AUD $270 000





Australasian Association of Philosophy Media Prize, Best piece of writing for a public audience; ABC Science article. 



American Association of Philosophy of Teachers Lenssen Prize for the best research articles regarding teaching and learning in philosophy published in 2014 or 2015; honorable mention for  “Female Under- Representation Among Philosophy Majors: A Map of the Hypotheses and a Survey of the Evidence”




Supra Supervisor of the Year Award: 2018


Vice Chancellor’s award for research mentoring: 2020

Academic Papers

Scholarly Book Chapters


Duncan, M. Miller, K and Norton, J (forthcoming). “Ontology Without Hierarchy” in The Question of Ontology,edited by J Cumpa, OUP.


Latham, A. J., Miller, K., Norton, J, and Russell, L. (forthcoming). “Forgiveness: From Conceptual Pluralism to Conceptual Ethics”. In The Philosophy of Forgiveness, Volume V. (eds) Court Lewis. Vernon Press. 


Braddon-Mitchell, D and K Miller (2020) “Conativism about Personal Identity” in  Derek Parfit’s Reasons and Persons: An Introduction and Critical Inquiry edited by A Sauchelli, Routledge  chapter 7, pp159-269.


Miller, K. (2020). “Metaphysical Contingentism” in the Routledge Handbook of Metametaphysics edited by Ricki Bliss and James Miller. Routledge. pp 405-420



Miller, K. (2019).  “Does it really seem as though time passes?” in The Illusions of Time: Philosophical and Psychological Essays on Timing and Time Perception, ed V Artsila, A. Bardon, S. Power, and A. Vatakis, pp 17-33. Palgrave McMillan


Braddon-Mitchell, D and K Miller (2017). “On Time and the Varieties of Science”. Pp 67-85. In Time of Nature, the Nature of Time, in Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science. Edited by Christophe Bouton.


(This book is also translated into French). 


Miller, K. (2017) “The actual world” Handbook of Mereology  pp 604-609 edited by Hans Burkhardt, Johanna Seibt and Guido Imaguire. Philosophia Verlag. 


Miller, K. (2017) “Holes” Handbook of Mereology pp 255-257, edited by Hans Burkhardt, Johanna Seibt and Guido Imaguire. Philosophia Verlag. 


Miller, K. (2016) “Persisting Particulars and their Properties”. In Metaphysics and Scientific Realism: Essays in Honour of David Malet Armstrong. Edited by Francesco Calemi, EIDE – Foundations of Ontology, De Gruyter. pp 139-157.


Miller, K. (2015) “What is this thing called metaphysics?” in What is this thing called philosophy? Edited by D. Pritchard. Routledge. Pp193-209

Baron, S. and K. Miller (2015). “Our Concept of Time” in Philosophy and Psychology of Time edited by  B. Mölder, V. Arstila, P. Ohrstrom. Springer. pp 29-52


Braddon-Mitchell, D. and Miller, K. (2015) “On Metaphysical Analysis” in The Blackwell Companion to David Lewis edited by Jonathan Schaffer and Barry Loewer. Wiley Blackwell.


Miller, K. (2014) “Vague Persons” in Vague Objects and Vague Identity. edited by Kensuke Akiba  pp109-135. Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science series Springer.


Baron, S. and Miller, K (2013) “Characterising Eternalism” pp 31-67 in Ciuni, R, Miller, K and Torrengo, G. (ed) ) New Papers on the Present. Philosophia Verlag.

Miller, K (2013) “The growing block, presentism and eternalism” in A Companion to the Philosophy of Time pp 345-365. Edited by Heather Dyke and Adrian Bardon. Wiley-Blackwell..


This paper is also translated into French.


Miller, K. (2010) “Minimalism and modality: The nature of mathematical objects.” New Waves in Metaphysics ed. 199-218, A. Hazlett London: Palgrave McMillan


Miller, K. (2010) “I’m dating my sister, and other taboos” in Dating and Philosophy: Navigating the Maze.  ed K. Miller and M. Clarke. Blackwell. 


Miller, K. (2009) “Changing the future: fate and the future” 133-146 in The terminator and philosophy, eds Richard Brown and Kevin Decker, The Blackwell Philosophy series, Wiley and Sons


Miller, K. (2008). ‘Ontology, ’Existence’ and The Role of Intuition.’ In Christian Kanzian (ed). Persistence. Ontos: Frankfurt, Paris, Ebikon, Lancaster, New Brunswick 103-118.


Articles in peer refereed journals


Latham, A. J., Miller, K. Tarsney, C. and Tierney, H. (2021). “Belief in Robust Temporal Passage (Probably) Does Not Explain Future-Bias.” Philosophical Studies. 10.1007/s11098-021-01748-4


Baron, S., Miller, K., and Tallant, J., (forthcoming). “The Harmony of Grounding.” Philosophcial Studies 


Miller, K. (forthcoming). “Against Passage Illusionism”. Ergo.


Latham, A. J. Miller, K., Tarsney, C and Tierney, H. (2021). “Robust Passage Phenomenology Probably Does Not Explain Future-Bias” Synthese 10.1007/s11229-022-03514-3


Miller, K. (forthcoming). “Tensed Facts and the Fittingness of our Attitudes.’ Philosophical Perspectives.


Latham, A. J and Miller, K. (2021). “Are the folk functionalists about time?” Southern Journal of Philosophy. 


Miller, K. and J Norton (2022) “Noncognitivism about Metaphysical Explanation” Analytic Philosophy. 


Miller, K. (2021). “Fictionalism about the Non-Present.’ Inquiry. 10.1080/0020174X.2021.1971557


Miller, K. (forthcoming). “Counterpart Theory: Metaphysical Modal Normativism by Another Name” Inquiry. 


Greene, P., Latham, A. J., Miller, K, & Norton, J. (forthcoming). “How much do we discount past pleasures?” American Philosophical Quarterly.


Miller, K. (forthcoming). “Times, Locations, and the Epistemic Objection.” Special Issue of Disputatio, edited by G Torrengo and C Mariani. 


Miller, K. (2021). “What Time-Travel Teaches Us about Future-Bias.” Philosophies 2021, 6, 38.


Greene, P., Latham, A. J., Miller, K., & Norton, J. (2021). “On Preferring that Overall, Things are Worse.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.


Greene, P., Latham, A. J., Miller. K. & Norton, J. (2021). “Capacity for Simulation and Mitigation Drives Hedonic and Non-Hedonic Time-Biases”.  Philosophical Psychology


Kajimoto, N. Miller, K. and J Norton (2021). “Modelling Temporal Assertions for Global Directional Eliminativists” Philosophers Imprint. 21:2 1-16


Greene, P., Latham, A. J., Holcombe, A., Miller, K., and Norton, J. (2021). “The Rationality of Near Bias towards both Future and Past Events”. Review of Philosophy and Psychology. DOI: 10.1007/s13164-020-00518-1


Latham, A. J. Norton, J. and Miller, K. (2020). “An Empirical Investigation of Purported Passage Phenomenology”. The Journal of Philosophy. 10.5840/jphil2020117722  117(7): 353-386.


Latham, A. J., Miller, K, J. Norton, J. and Tarsney, C. (2020) “Future Bias in Action” Synthese. DOI: 10.1007/s11229-020-02791-0  (2021) 198(12), 11327-11349


Greene, P, Latham, A. J. Miller, K., and J Norton (2022). “Why are People So Darn Past-Biased?”. In Temporal Asymmetries in Philosophy and Psychology. Edited by C Hoerl, T McCormack, and A Fernandes. OUP. 


Latham, A. J., Miller, K and Norton, J. (2020) “Do the Folk Represent Time as Essentially Dynamical?” Inquiry.


Braddon-Mitchell, D, and Miller, K. (2020). “Surviving, to a degree”. Philosophical Studies 177:3905-3831.


Miller, K and Norton, J. (2021). “Can time flow at different rates? The differential passage of A-ness” Philosophical Studies.  178: 255-280


Greene, P., Latham, A. J., Miller, K., and Norton, J (2021) “Hedonic and non-hedonic bias towards the future”. The Australasian Journal of Philosophy.  99(1): 148-163.


Latham, A. J and Miller, K. (2020). “Quantum Gravity, Timelessness and the Folk Concept of Time”. Synthese. DOI  (2021) 198(10), 9453-9478


Latham, A. J and Miller, K. (2020). “Time in a One Instant World” Ratio.  DOI: 10.1111/rati.12271  33(3): 145-154.


Duncan, M and Miller, K (2020). “Is it identity all the way down? From supersubstantivalism to composition as identity and back again.” Inquiry. .


Latham, A.J., Miller, K. and Norton, J. (2021). “An empirical investigation of the role of direction in our concept of time”. Acta Analytica. 36(1), 25-47 DOI: 10.1007/s12136-020-00435-z


Baron, S. Miller, K and Tallant, J. (2020) “Grounding at a distance”. Philosophical Studies. 10.1007/s11098-019-01374-1  177:3373-3390


Latham, A. J., Miller, K and Norton, J. (2019) “Is Our Naïve Theory of Time Dynamical?”. Synthese. DOI: 10.1007/s11229-019-02340-4   (2021 198:4251-4271)


Goodsell, Z, Duncan, M and Miller, K. (2019). “What is an extended simple region?” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.  101(3): 649-659.


Baron, S, Miller, K and Tallant, J (2019) “Temporal Fictionalism for a Timeless World." Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.  102(2)” 281-301. 


Baron, S, Colyvan, M., Miller, K and Rubin, M. (2019). “Non-naturalistic moral explanation”. Synthese. 198: 4273-3294.


Latham, A. and Miller, K. (2021) “From proto-forgiveness to minimal forgiveness” Australian Philosophical Review.


Miller, K. and Norton, J. (2019). “If time can pass, time can pass at different rates”. Analytic Philosophy.   6(1): 21-32


Kajimoto, N, Miller, K and Norton, J (2020). “Primitive Directionality and Diachronic Grounding” Acta Analytica.  DOI: 10.1007/s12136-019-00405-0   35: 195-211


Baron, S. Chua, R., Miller, K and J Norton (2022). “Much ado about aboutness”. Inquiry  65(3): 287-306.


Latham, A. J. Miller, K and Norton J. (2019). “Philosophical Methodology and Conceptions of Evil Action.” Metaphilosophy  50(3): 296-315.


Miller, K. Holcombe, A. O. and Latham, A. J. (2019). “On Believing that Time does not Flow, but Thinking that it Seems to.” Behavioural and Brain Sciences.



Miller, K. (2019). “The Cresting Wave: A New Moving Spotlight Theory” Canadian Journal of Philosophy. 49(1). 


Duncan, M, Miller K and J Norton (2019). “Ditching determination and dependence: or, how to wear the crazy trousers”. Synthese.  10.1007/s11229-018-02023-6 (2021) 198:295-418


Braddon-Mitchell, D and K Miller (2019). "Quantum Gravity, Timelessness, and the Contents of Thought". Philosophical Studies. 176 (07): 1807-1829


Miller, K, A. Holcombe and A. J. Latham, (2018). “Temporal Phenomenology: Phenomenal Illusion vs Cognitive Error”. Synthese DOI 10.1007/s11229-018-1730-y


Miller, K. (2018). “The New Growing Block Theory vs Presentism” Inquiry  61, 3. 223-251.


Cusbert, J and Miller, K (2018). “The Unique Groundability of Temporal Facts” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 97(20): 410-432 


Miller, K (2017). “ A Hyperintensional Account of Metaphysical Equivalence” The Philosophical Quarterly. 67(269): 772-793.


Miller, K. and J. Norton (2017). “A psychologistic theory of metaphysical explanation” Synthese. DOI


Miller, K. (2017). “Presentness, Where Art Thou?: Self-locating Belief and the Moving Spotlight” Analysis (77): 4 777-788.


Miller, K. (2017). A Blast From The Past. The Philosophers' Magazine, 77, 82-86.


Duncan, M., Miller, K and J Norton (2017) “Is grounding a hyperintensional phenomenon?” Analytic Philosophy. 58(4), 297-329. https://DOI: 10.1111/phib.12105


Miller, K. (2017). “Anything I can do (with respect to truthmaking) you can do better (or just as well): truthmaking and non-presentist dynamism.” Philosophical Issues. DOI: 10.1111/phis.12094


Miller, K. (2017). “Is some backwards time travel inexplicable?” American Philosophical Quarterly. 54(2): 131-141.


Miller, K (2017).  “Time Passages” Journal of Consciousness Studies. 24(3-4): 149-176


Miller, K. (2017). “A Taxonomy of Views about Time in Buddhist and Western Philosophy” Philosophy East and West. 67(3):763-782.


Miller, K and J Harriman (2017) “What is an ersatz part?” Grazer Philosophische Studien. Vol. 94 Issue 4, p524-551.  DOI: 10.1163/18756735-000011


Miller, K. and Norton, J. (2017). “Grounding, it’s (probably) all in the head.” Philosophical Studies. 174 (12): 2059-3081


Miller, K. and J. Loo (2017) “Presentism, Passage, Phenomenology and Physicalism.” Special Issue: Time and Reality, Manuscrito. Edited by  E Boccardi, 183-203.


Baron, S. Evans, P and Miller, K. (2010). “From timeless physical theory to timelessness” “Physics and Metaphysics, special edition of Humana.mente edited by Claudio Calosi 13: 35-61.


Miller, K. (2009) “Deciphering Personal-identity Conventionalism” Special Issue Rivista di Estetica “Convenzioni”  edited by Elena Casetta and Achille Varzi 44:2  59-85


Baron, S. Cusbert, J. Farr, M, Kon, M, and Miller, K (2015) “Temporal Experience, Temporal Passage and the Cognitive Sciences” Philosophy Compass. 10 (8): 56—571.


Baron, S. Dougherty, T, and Miller, K. (2015) “Why is there female under-representation among philosophy majors? Evidence of a pre-university effect. Ergo, an Open Access Journal (2). DOI:


Baron, S and Dougherty, T and Miller, K. (2015). “Female under-representation among philosophy majors: A map of the hypotheses and a survey of the evidence" Feminist Philosophy Quarterly 1 (1):1-30.


Baron, S, Dougherty, T and K Miller (2015) Why do female students leave philosophy? The story from The University of Sydney. Hypatia. (30) (2): 467-474


Baron S. and Miller K. (2015). “Causation Sans Time”. American Philosophical Quarterly. 52(1): 27-40.


Baron, S and K Miller (2015) “What is temporal error theory?” Philosophical Studies. 172 (9): 2427-2444


Kon, M. and K Miller, (2015) “Temporal Experience: Models, Methodology and Empirical Evidence” special issue of Topoi: Time and Time Experience edited by Guiliano Torrengo and Roberto Cuini.  34, 201-216.


Miller, K. (2014). “Defending substantivism about disputes in the metaphysics of composition”. The Journal of Philosophy. 111 (9/10): 529-556.


Duncan, M and K Miller (2014) “Modal persistence and modal travel” Ratio. 28 (3):241-255.


Baron, S., Miller, K and Norton, J (2014) “Groundless Truth” Special Issue, Inquiry, Ground and Groundedness, edited by Oystein Linnebo 57(2), 175-19


Baron, S and K Miller (2014) “Causation in a timeless world”. Synthese.Volume 191, Issue 12, pp 2867-2886 DOI 10.1007/s11229-014-0427-0.


Miller, K. (2014). Prospective and conditional apologies. Journal of Value Inquiry. 48 (3): 403-417.


Miller, K. (2013) “ Prudence and Person-Stages”  Inquiry, 48(3), 403-417


Colthart, R. Baron, S. Majeed, M and Miller, K. (2013). “What is a Negative Property?” Philosophy. 88(1): 33-54. DOI:


Miller, K. (2013) “Personal identity minus the persons’ Philosophical Studies. 166(1): 91-109.


Miller, K. (2013) “Properties in a Contingentist’s Domain” Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 94(2): 225-245.


Miller, K. (2013) “Times, Worlds and Locations” Thought. Special Issue, Time and Modality, edited by Giacomo Melis 2(3): 221-227


Miller, K. (2012) “Mathematical Contingentism” Erkenntnis. 77(3): 335-359.


Miller, K (2010) “Three routes to contingentism in metaphysics” Philosophy Compass 5(11): 965-977.


Miller, K. (2010). “On the concept of sexual perversion” Philosophical Quarterly  60 (241): 808-831.


Miller, K (2010). “Persons as Sui Generis Kinds: Advice to Exceptionists” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 81(3): 567-594.


Miller, K. (2010) “The existential quantifier, composition and contingency” Erkenntnis 73(2): 211-235


Miller, K. (2009) “Ought a four-dimensionalist to believe in temporal parts?” Canadian Journal of Philosophy. 39(4): 619-647 DOI:


Miller, K. (2009) “Defending Contingentism in Metaphysics” Dialectica 62(1):23-49.


Miller, K. (2009) “Stuff”. American Philosophical Quarterly. 46(1): 1-19.


Miller, K. (2009). “On contingently error theoretic concepts” American Philosophical Quarterly 47(2): 181-191


Miller, K. (2008) “Backwards causation, time and the open future” Metaphysica. 9(2): 173-191.


Miller, K. (2008) “Thing and Object’ Acta Analytica. 23:1 69-89.


Miller, K. (2008) “Endurantism, Diachronic Vagueness and the Problem of the Many” Pacific Philosophical Quarterly (89): 242-53.


Miller, K (2008). “Essential Stuff”. Ratio 21(2) 55-63.


Miller, K, and Braddon-Mitchell, D. (2007). ‘There is no simpliciter simpliciter’ Philosophical Studies.  136(2): 249-278


Miller, K. (2007) ‘Immaterial Beings’ The Monist. 90(3): 349-71.


Miller, K. (2006).  ‘Time Travel and the Open Future’ Disputatio 19 (1): 197-206.


Miller, K. (2006). ‘Morality in a Branching Universe’ Disputatio 20(1): 305-325.


Braddon-Mitchell, D. and Miller, K. (2006). ‘Talking about a Universalist World.’ Philosophical Studies 130(3): 507-542.


Miller, K. (2006). ‘Non-mereological Universalism’ European Journal of Philosophy 14(3) 427-445.


Miller, K. (2006). ‘Travelling in Time: How to Wholly Exist in Two Places at the Same Time’ Canadian Journal of Philosophy. 36(3): 309-334 DOI:


Miller, K. (2006). ‘Sparse Parts’. Sorites 17(1): 30-47.


Miller, K (2006). 'Vagueness, Persistence and Indeterminate Identity' Erkentnnis 64(2): 223-236.


Miller, K and Braddon-Mitchell, D. (2006). ‘The physics of extended simples’ Analysis 66(3) 222-226.


Miller, K. (2005). ‘The Metaphysical Equivalence of Three and Four Dimensionalism’ Erkenntnis 62 (1) 91-117.


Miller, K. (2005) ‘Blocking the Path from Vagueness to Four Dimensionalism’ Ratio 18(3) 317-331.


Miller, K. (2005). ‘What is Metaphysical Equivalence?’ Philosophical Papers 34(1) 35-74.


Miller, K. (2005). ‘A New Definition of Endurance’ Theoria (4): 309-332


Miller, K. (2004). ‘The Twins Paradox and Temporal Passage’ Analysis 64(3) 203-206.


Braddon-Mitchell, D and Miller, K. (2004). The Loneliness of Stages Analysis 64(3) 235-42.


Miller, K. (2004) ‘Enduring Special Relativity’ Southern Journal of Philosophy 42(3): 349-370.


Braddon-Mitchell, D. and Miller, K. (2004) ‘How to be a Conventional Person’ The  Monist 87(4): 457-474.



Encyclopaedia Articles


Miller K. (2012). “Time and Tense” Oxford Bibliographies Online. OUP. URL:


Miller, K. (2018). “Persistence” Routledge Encyclopaedia of Philosophy.




Book Reviews


Miller, K. (2021). “Metaphysics, Sophistry, and Illusion: Toward a Widespread Non-Factualism.” The Philosophical Review.


Miller, K. (2021). “Time Travel: Probability and Impossibility” Notre Dame Philosophical Review.


Miller, K. (2018). “Revisiting McTaggart” Phenomenological Review 


Miller, K. (2016). “The moving spotlight lights, and having lit, moves on”. Metascience. 10.1007/s11016-016-0065-x


Miller, K. (2013). “A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time” Notre Dame Philosophical Review.


Miller, K. (2013) “The World-Time Parallel” Philosophy in Review. 33(1): 70-73.

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