When an author gets all fairly positive referee reports (acceptance, conditional acceptance) on a manuscript, but the editors decide not to accept it, what kind of explanation, if any, is it reasonable for the author to expect? (more…)
This guest post* provides some information about recent changes at two interdisciplinary journals, including one from which a previous editor resigned last year following a controversy surrounding a piece published in it. The authors are Lisa Bortolotti, professor of philosophy at the University of Birmingham, and Katrina Sifferd, professor of philosophy at Elmhurst..
Asian Journal of Philosophy is a new online academic philosophy journal that aims to publish “high-quality articles in any area of analytic philosophy, but with an emphasis on epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, meta-ethics, value theory, action theory, and the philosophies of mind, language, logic, technology, and mathematics.” (more…)
A philosopher who was recently appointed to an editorial position at an academic journal has a question for authors. (more…)
Who is the best philosopher? What is the best philosophical idea? What’s the best philosophy book ever written? These are, to put it politely, not the best questions. (more…)
Are you interested in learning about recent work in philosophy of science but lack the time to read a bunch of articles? Well, a new feature at the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (BJPS), “Short Reads,” may be just what you need, and may provide a model for other journals across the discipline. (more…)
What’s involved in converting a journal’s editorial practices from single- or double-anonymous review to triple-anonymous review? (more…)
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…)