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 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…)
There’s a new, open-access, peer-reviewed scholarly journal focusing on philosophy of technology and related fields, with an emphasis on public engagement. (more…)
A graduate student writes in with a question about submitting articles to journals:
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…)
“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.”
A new online, open access, peer-reviewed journal focusing on philosophy from the 16th century through mid-18th century has been created. Called the Journal of Modern Philosophy, its co-editors are Aaron Garrett (Boston University) and Antonia LoLordo (University of Virginia). (more…)
On the topic of anonymity, I should also note that I am deeply convinced by the point that anonymous review is a privilege afforded only to work in mainstream areas of philosophy, written in a conventional voice, and hence it is an inherently conservative procedure.
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…)
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..
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…)
The editor of feminist philosophy journal, Hypatia, Sally Scholz (Villanova University) and the editor of Hypatia Reviews Online, Shelley Wilcox (San Francisco State University), are resigning from their positions in the wake of the controversy surrounding the publication of “In Defense of Transracialism” by Rebecca Tuvel (Rhodes College). Meanwhile, the Board of Di..
The journal formerly known as Philosophy & Theory in Biology has relaunched with a new name, Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology (PTPBio), and has just published its first articles under the new title. (more…)