Works by Evans, Peter William (exact spelling)

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  1. Retrocausality at No Extra Cost.Peter William Evans - 2015 - Synthese 192 (4):1139-1155.
    One obstacle faced by proposals of retrocausal influences in quantum mechanics is the perceived high conceptual cost of making such a proposal. I assemble here a metaphysical picture consistent with the possibility of retrocausality and not precluded by the known physical structure of our reality. This picture employs two relatively well-established positions—the block universe model of time and the interventionist account of causation—and requires the dismantling of our ordinary asymmetric causal intuition and our ordinary intuition about epistemic access to the (...)
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    Terms of Endearment Hollywood Romantic Comedy of the 80s and 90s.Peter William Evans & Celestino Deleyto - 1998
    This book examines the rebirth of a staple Hollywood genre. Taking into account romantic comedy's current popularity and the genre's adaptability to changing historical circumstances, as well as its powerful tendency to contain and assimilate social changes, it explores the complex ways in which recent cultural discourses on gender and sexuality have found their way into the apparently inflexible structure of romantic comedy.
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    Reviewed of Logic: The Laws of Truth by Nicholas J.J. Smith. [REVIEW]Peter William Evans - 2015 - Philosophy in Review 35 (1):41-43.