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Res Philosophica

A Quarterly Journal of Philosophy - formerly The Modern Schoolman


Submissions covering any area of philosophy, historical or topical, are welcome.

The journal accepts both article length submissions, not normally longer than 12,000 words, and discussion length submissions, normally less than 4,000 words. (The journal accepts discussions of articles and books published elsewhere, but is particularly interested in pieces discusses articles published in The Modern Schoolman or Res Philosophica.)

Submissions should be formatting in either Microsoft Word, rich text format, PDF, or LaTeX.

Submission accepted for publication must be formatted according to the journal's style, which can be accessed online here. The journal uses The Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition), with author-date citation format (with modifications for historical primary source citations). A helpful resource on The Chicago Manual of Style is also available here.

All unsolicited manuscripts are subject to triple anonymous review:

  • 1) Authors do not know the identity of the reviewers
  • 2) Reviewers do not know the identity of authors
  • 3) Editors do not know the identity of authors

Please prepare your submissions for anonymous review by removing all identifying marks from the document before submission, including author's name, author's publications, and names from notes of thanks or acknowledgment.

Submission Procedure

All submissions are to be done online:

To preserve the triple anonymous review process, please do *not* send your paper to the editor directly.

For questions concerning the submission process, or about papers currently under review please contact the Editorial Coordinator, Christy Pogue, at coordinator@resphilosophica.org.

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