Dr John Heil


Academic Background

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Career Highlights

  • Guggenheim Fellow 2018
  • Philosophy Faculty Oxford University Trinity Term 2017
  • Professor of Philosophy, Washington University in St. Louis, 2004 –
  • Paul B. Freeland Professor of Philosophy, Davidson College, 1987 – 2004
  • Professor of Philosophy, Virginia Commonwalth University, 1979 – 1986
  • Visiting appointments at Brown University and the University of Rochester
  • Research appointments at Cornell University and the Unviersity of California, Berkeley.


Recent Publications

Work in Progress

  • Appearance in Reality (a monograph)

Papers on

  • ‘Efficient Causation’
  • ‘Painless Realism’
  • ‘Manifestations’

Research Interests

Philosophy of mind