Matt Farr
Lecturer, University of Cambridge

Matt Farr is a lecturer and researcher in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. Matt’s work addresses philosophical problems concerning time and causation across the sciences. He has held research fellowships at the University of Sydney and University of Queensland. His articles have appeared in such journals as the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science and Synthese.

Written by Matt Farr

Out of time; ‘Rocket’ Ronnie O’Sullivan at the practice table during the German Masters snooker tournament at the Tempodrom in Berlin. Photo by Stefan Boness/Ipon/Panos

The ABC of time

In our Universe, time seems to go from past to future, not in reverse. But what if time doesn’t even have a direction?

Matt Farr