Purpose: To publish philosophical articles of current interest and encourage the interchange of ideas, especially the exploration of the borderline between philosophy and other disciplines.


The Journal of Philosophy was founded in 1904 as The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology, and Scientific Methods by Frederick J. E. Woodbridge and J. McKeen Cattell. In 1906, Wendell T. Bush became associated with the Journal as co-editor. In 1923, the Journal was incorporated in the State of New York under its present name. Since its founding it has been published from Columbia University. It is typeset by VTeX UAB, Vilnius, Lithuania, and printed by The Sheridan Press, Hanover, PA. Lex Academic is an official proofreader for The Journal of Philosophy.

Editorial Board
Due to our blind-review policy, papers sent directly to any member of the Editorial Board, including the Executive Editors, will be ineligible for consideration. Please direct all inquiries to the Managing Editor.

Executive Editors

Bernard Berofsky, Akeel Bilgrami, Carol Rovane, Achille C. Varzi


David Albert
Justin Clarke-Doane
Jessica Collins
Jon Elster
Robert J. Gooding-Williams
Jenann Ismael
Patricia Kitcher
Philip Kitcher
Charles Larmore
Karen Lewis
Wolfgang Mann
Robert May
John Morrison
Frederick Neuhouser
Christopher Peacocke
Daniel Rothschild
Gila Sher
Wilfried Sieg
Katja Vogt

Board of Trustees


Akeel Bilgrami

Vice President and Treasurer

Michael J. Mooney



Other Trustees

Roger Alcaly
Mala Chatterjee
Jonathan Cole
Daniel Shapiro