Journal editors: how has the pandemic been affecting submissions to your journals over the past eight months? (more…)
“Effective immediately, Ergo is implementing a manuscript submission fee of $20. Authors will be able to opt out of the fee if they are unable to afford it.” (more…)
A new open-access journal, Philosophy of Medicine, has been launched and is now accepting submissions.
A new interdisciplinary academic journal, AI and Ethics, aims to “promote informed debate and discussion of the ethical, regulatory, and policy implications that arise from the development of AI.” (more…)
In December 2019, the journal Philosophical Psychology published an article calling for scholars to take more seriously genetics-based approaches to research on race and intelligence. Yesterday, an editor of the journal announced his resignation. What happened? (more…)
“Anyone know if any journals will publish things very quickly… in response to the Coronavirus epidemic?” (more…)
A reader inquires about how the pandemic and the various institutional responses to it, such as university closures, have affected the operation of academic journals. (more…)
Before you throw out all of those old boxes of journals you received in the mail or articles you photocopied in an attempt to declutter your office, because you think, “ahh, it’s all online anyway,” take a moment to read this. (more…)
Symphilosophie: International Journal of Philosophical Romanticism just published its first issue.
The Journal of Contemporary African Philosophy is a new peer-reviewed journal that aims to provide a venue for the “formulation and presentation of African philosophy in a contemporary form that directs the field into the future.” (more…)
The International Journal of Machine Consciousness, which ceased publication in 2014, is being reborn as the Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Consciousness. (more…)
The Australasian Journal of Philosophy (AJP) has been making efforts to publish more history of philosophy.
A graduate student writes in with a question about submitting articles to journals:
“If philosophers are serious about improving the way their journals function, they need to consider not only how to improve the mechanics of the reviewing process, but also how to improve the way they criticize one another.”
J. Angelo Corlett, professor of philosophy at San Diego State University, founded the Journal of Ethics in 1995 and has served as its editor-in-chief since then. In an editorial in the journal last month, he announced he was stepping down as editor-in-chief and made some remarks that readers might find of interest.
The journal Philosophers’ Imprint will be undergoing some editorial changes and is seeking to fill some positions, writes its founding co-editors Stephen Darwall (Yale) and David Velleman (NYU), and soon-to-be editor Brian Weatherson (Michigan): (more…)
The Board of Directors of Hypatia, the non-profit corporation that owns the Hypatia, the journal, have announced the creation of a task force to review its governance structure and editorial policies and to create a search committee for its next editorial team. (more…)
A new interdisciplinary journal in the works will publish pseudonymously-authored peer-reviewed articles in an attempt to protect its contributors from the negative repercussions of arguing for or discussing controversial ideas. (more…)
Last month’s resignation of both Hypatia’s editors and its associate editors in the wake of controversy over the journal’s publication of an article on transracialism left philosophers wondering about the journal’s future. Today, the Board of Directors of Hypatia announced a new set of interim editors and the creation of a task force “to move the journal through the..
A new journal aims to provide “a forum for philosophers working in the transcendental tradition, broadly construed as any form of thinking that presents itself as a creative continuation of the manner of philosophizing inaugurated by Kant.” (more…)
In the wake of the resignation of Hypatia’s Editor and the editor of Hypatia Reviews Online, owing to the controversy over the publication of a paper on transracialism, eight of the journal’s Associate Editors have now resigned, according to a letter circulating among philosophers this weekend. (more…)