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The Homepage of Douglas C. Long
Professor of Philosophy at UNC-Chapel Hill
since 1967

To see the syllabus for my current summer course on Bioethics, click HERE.

RECENT COURSE SYLLABI

 First-Year Seminar, Is Free Will An Illusion? Fall 2001

 Bioethics, Fall 2001

 Seminar on Self-Knowledge with Dorit Bar-On, Fall 1998

Curriculum vitae

To go to the philosophy department homepage, click HERE

 E-mail:  dlong@email.unc.edu

FORTHCOMING

“Knowing Selves: Expression, Truth, and Knowledge,” with Dorit Bar-On, forthcoming in a collection of essays on self-knowledge edited by Brie Gertler, University of Wisconsin.

I am currently working on additional paper concerning self-knowledge and another on the mind-body problem and its relation to agency.

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

“Avowals and First-Person Privilege,” with Dorit Bar-On, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, LXII No. 2, March, 2001, 311-335.       .

 "Why Machines Can Neither Think Nor Feel," in Language, Mind, and Art: Essays in Appreciation and Analysis, in Honor of Paul Ziff, edited by Dale Jamieson, Synthese Library, vol. 240, (Dordrecht, Holland: Kluwer, 1994), 101-119.

 Contribution concerning Peter F. Strawson’s metaphysics, A Companion to Metaphysics, edited by Jaegwon Kim and Ernest Sosa, (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1994), 474-475. 

Contribution concerning C. D. Broad’s metaphysics, A Companion to Metaphysics,  edited by Jaegwon Kim and Ernest Sosa, (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1994), 63-65. 

 "One More Foiled Defense of Skepticism," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (June, 1994), 373-75. 
Abstract published in The Philosophers’ Index, Vol 28, No. 4 (Winter, 1994), 164.

The Self-Defeating Character of Skepticism,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 52:1 (March, 1992), 67-84.
Abstract published in The Review of Metaphysics (March, 1992), 913. 

"Is a Patient's Self-Determination an Inalienable Right?" Medical Ethics for the Physician (April, 1987), 7,10.

"Agents, Mechanisms, and Other Minds," in Body, Mind, and Method, a collection of essays honoring Professor Virgil Aldrich, edited by Donald Gustafson and Bangs Tapscott and published by D. Reidl Publishing Company (Dordrecht: Holland, 1979), 129-148.

"Disembodied Existence, Physicalism and the Mind-Body Problem," Philosophical Studies, 31 (1977), 307-316.

"The Bodies of Persons," The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 71, No. 10 (May 30, 1974), pp. 291-301.

"Descartes' Argument for Mind-Body Dualism," published at the request of the editor by Philosophical Forum, Boston University (Spring, 1969), 259-273.

"Particulars and Their Qualities," The Philosophical Quarterly (July, 1968), 193-206.  Reprinted in Universals and Particulars, ed. Michael Loux  (Doubleday, 1979).

"The Philosophical Concept of a Human Body," Philosophical Review (July, 1964), 321-327.
 Reprinted in The Philosophy of the Body, ed. Stuart F. Spicker (Quadrangle Books, 1970), 121-136.

"Second Thoughts: A Rely to Mr. Ginane," Mind (July, 1961), 405-411.