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Durham University

Department of Philosophy

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Professor John Heil

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Publications

Authored book

Chapter in book

  • Heil, John (Forthcoming). Category Mistakes. In Categorical Ontologies: From Realism to Eliminativism. Cumpa, J. London: Routledge.
  • Heil, John (Forthcoming). Ontology of Powers. In The Ontological Commitments if Dispositionalism. Meincke, A. S. Springer.
  • Heil, J. (2019). Emergence and panpsychism1. In The Routledge Handbook of Emergence. Gibb, Sophie Findlay Hendry, Robin & Lancaster, Tom Taylor and Francis. 225-234.
  • Heil, John (2018). Objects, Ordinary and Otherwise. In The Nature of Ordinary Objects. 63.
  • Heil, J. (2017). Downward causation. In Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives on Downward Causation. Paoletti, Michele Paolini & Orilia, Francesco Taylor and Francis. 42-53.
  • Heil, J. (2015). Universals in a world of particulars. In The Problem of Universals in Contemporary Philosophy. Galluzzo, Gabriele & Loux, Michael J. Cambridge University Press. 114-132.
  • Heil, J. (2014). Contingency. In The Puzzle of Existence: Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?. Goldschmidt, Tyron Taylor and Francis. 167-181.
  • Heil, J. (2013). Modes and mind. In Tropes, Universals and the Philosophy of Mind. Gozzano, Simone & Orilia, Francesco De Gruyter Mouton. 13-30.
  • Heil, J. (2011). Are four categories two too many?. In Contemporary Aristotelian Metaphysics. Tahko, Tuomas E. Cambridge University Press. 105-125.
  • Heil, J. (2011). Natural intentionality. In The Externalist Challenge. Schantz, Richard De Gruyter Mouton. 287-296.
  • Rogers, G.A.J., Erwin, E., Heil, J., Addis, L., Ayers, M., Williams, M., Chisholm, R.M. & Walton, D.N. (2010). B. In A Companion to Epistemology, Second Edition. Dancy, Jonathan Sosa, Ernest & Steup, Matthias Wiley Blackwell. 153-266.
  • Lepqre, E., Williams, M., Hunter, B., Tragesser, R.S., Wheeler, S.C., Cqttingham, J., Hare, P.H., Westphal, K.R., White, N.P., Hintikka, J., Carrier, L.S., Heil, J. & Ryan, S. (2010). D. In A Companion to Epistemology, Second Edition. Dancy, Jonathan Sosa, Ernest & Steup, Matthias Wiley Blackwell. 300-325.
  • Hare, P.H., Heil, J. & Steup, M. (2010). J. In A Companion to Epistemology, Second Edition. Dancy, Jonathan Sosa, Ernest & Steup, Matthias Wiley Blackwell. 469-471.
  • Heil, J. (2010). Mental Causation and Epiphenomenalism. In A Companion to the Philosophy of Action. O'Connor, Timothy & Sandis, Constantine Wiley-Blackwell. 174-181.
  • Heil, J. (2010). Powerful qualities. In The Metaphysics of Powers: Their Grounding and their Manifestations. Marmodoro, Anna Routledge. 58-72.
  • Heil, J. (2009). E: Experience. In A Companion to Metaphysics, Second Edition. Dancy, Jonathan Sosa, Ernest & Steup, Matthias John Wiley and Sons. 253-254.
  • Heil, J. (2009). Extended Essays: The Mind/Body Problem. In A Companion to Metaphysics, Second Edition. Kim, Jaegwon Sosa, Ernest & Rosenkrantz, Gary S. John Wiley and Sons. 36-45.
  • Heil, J. (2009). Language and Thought. In The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mind. Beckermann, Ansgar McLaughlin, Brian P. & Walter, Sven Oxford University Press.
  • Heil, J. (2009). M: Martin, Charles Burton. In A Companion to Metaphysics, Second Edition. Dancy, Jonathan Sosa, Ernest & Steup, Matthias John Wiley and Sons. 393-395.
  • Heil, J. (2009). Mind and Knowledge. In The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology. Moser, Paul K. Oxford University Press.
  • Heil, J. (2009). S: Sensa. In A Companion to Epistemology, Second Edition. Dancy, Jonathan Sosa, Ernest & Steup, Matthias John Wiley and Sons. 559-560.
  • Heil, J. (2008). Anomalous monism. In From Truth to Reality: New Essays in Logic and Metaphysics. Dyke, Heather Routledge. 85-98.
  • Heil, J. (2007). Hilary Putnam (1926-). In A Companion to Analytic Philosophy. Martinich, A. P. & Sosa, David Wiley Blackwell. 393-412.
  • Heil, J. (2004). Natural Intentionality. In The Externalist Challenge. Schantz, Richard Walter de Gruyter GmbH and Co. KG. 287-296.

Journal Article

Other (Digital/Visual Media)

  • Heil, John (Accepted). ‘Mental Causation’ (with David Robb). In The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2003. (http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/mental-causation/). Substantially revised versions appeared in 2008 and 2012, and 2018.
  • Heil, John (Accepted). ‘Metaphysics of Mind’. In A Field Guide to the Philosophy of Mind, (http://host.uniroma3.it/progetti/kant/field/mm.htm).
  • Heil, John (Accepted). ‘Précis of From an Ontological Point of View’ together with responses to five discussants. SWIF (Sito Web Italiano per la Filosofia) Philosophy of Mind Review (http://www.swif.uniba.it/lei/mind/swifpmr/0620072.pdf).
  • Heil, John (Accepted). ‘What’s It Like to See What It’s Like?’, Institute of Art and Ideas News https://iainews.iai.tv/articles/the-secrets-of-experience-auid-850.
  • Heil, John (Accepted). Institute of Art and Ideas, three lectures on The Universe as We Find It https://iai.tv/iai-academy/courses/info?course=the-universe-as-we-find-it.
  • Heil, John (Accepted). Richard Marshall’s 3:AM Magazine interview with John Heil on The Universe as We Find It http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/the-universe-as-we-find-it/.
  • Heil, John (Accepted). Tony Sobrado’s Biggest Questions interview with John Heil on ‘What is Consciousness?’ http://tonysobrado.org/index.php/the-biggest-questions-podcast-series/what-is-consciousness/interview-discussion-with-professor-john-heil/.