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Philosophy in Review

Managing editor(s): Inba Kehoe (Managing Editor) / Editor(s): Robert Piercey (Editor)

About

Philosophy in Review (PiR) is an open access, specialist book review journal in philosophy, published four times a year. We cover all areas of and approaches to philosophy.

PiR is published by the University of Victoria https://journals.uvic.ca/index.php/pir. We are happy to receive offers to review titles. If you are interested in reviewing, please consult our reviewer guidelines.

Reviews in Progress

 

ISSN 1206-5269 | EISSN 1920-8936

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. PiR is published under a CC-BY-NC license.


Contact

c/o  Inba Kehoe
Managing Editor

University of Victoria Libraries
PO Box 1800 STN CSC
Victoria, BC Canada V8W 3H5

pir@uvic.ca

Journal History

Formerly: Canadian Philosophical Reviews (ISSN 0228-491X)

First published in 1981.

Beginning with Volume 17 (1987), Canadian Philosophical Reviews/Revue Canadienne de Comptes rendus en Philosophie changed its name to Philosophy in Review/Comptes rendus philosophiques.

The last print issue of Philosophy in Review appeared in December 2009. The journal continued as a publication devoted to reviews of recent philosophy books. The first online issue appeared on February 28, 2010. The journal is hosted at and published by the University of Victoria under a CC-BY-NC license.

To obtain past (1981 to 2009) print issues of PIR, contact:

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Canada V1W 3S9
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Fax (250) 764-6428
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Indexed by

Philosopher’s Index wtih Full Text (EBSCO) 

International Directory of Philosophy (PDC)

The Philosophy Paperboy

Ulrichs Web

Contact

Back issues (4 issues)

Permanent archiving of articles on Érudit is provided by Portico.

Editorial policy and ethics

Peer Review Process

Revisions to Submissions

The editors will proof every review and may make small changes for reasons of clarity or to correct typos. Authors of reviews will only be consulted about these changes if the editors believe that they are major or if they are uncertain whether they capture authors' intended meaning.

Books for Review

PiR is published by the University of Victoria https://journals.uvic.ca/index.php/pir. We are happy to receive offers to review titles. If you are interested in reviewing, please consult our reviewer guidelines.

Policy on Letters to the Editor

When appropriate, authors of books reviewed in Philosophy in Review (“reviewees”) will be provided the opportunity to reply to reviews of their works. Both reviewers and, when appropriate, PiR’s editorial board will have the opportunity to respond to these replies. No provision shall be made for further correspondence beyond this first round of responses. More

Information for Authors

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Author guidelines

Review template

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Author Self-Archiving Policy

PiR permits and encourages authors to post items submitted to the journal on personal websites or institutional repositories both prior to and after publication, while providing bibliographic details that credit, if applicable, its publication in this journal.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. The journal is published under a CC-BY-NC license.

Copyright Notice

Submission of an original manuscript to Philosophy in Review (PiR) will be taken to mean that it represents original work not previously published and that it is not being considered elsewhere for publication.

Authors contributing to PiR agree to release their articles under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommerical 4.0 International license.This licence allows anyone to share their work (copy, distribute, transmit) and to adapt it for non-commercial purposes provided that appropriate attribution is given, and that in the event of reuse or distribution, the terms of this license are made clear.

Authors retain copyright of their work and grant the journal right of first publication.

Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of their work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in PiR.

The journal takes the stance that the publication of scholarly research is meant to disseminate knowledge and, in a not-for-profit regime, benefits neither publisher nor author financially. It sees itself as having an obligation to its authors and to society to make content available online now that the technology allows for such a possibility. In keeping with this principle, the journal will be publishing all of its back issues online. Where an author contributed to the journal prior to the journal putting in place an explicit request for online rights, the author may request their work be removed from the PiR website.

The Author also grants the Publisher a royalty-free worldwide nonexclusive license to publish, reproduce, display, distribute, archive, and use the Article in any form, either separately or as part of a collective work, including but not limited to a nonexclusive license to publish the Article in an issue of the Journal, copy and distribute individual reprints of the Article, authorize reproduction of the entire Article in another publication, and authorize reproduction and distribution of the Article or an abstract thereof by means of computerized retrieval system (such as Sociological Abstracts, etc.). See full Publication Agreement.

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Editorial board

Editor

Dr. Robert Piercey, Campion College, University of Regina, Canada

Managing Editor

Inba Kehoe, ePublishing Services, University of Victoria Libraries

Associate Editors

Dr. Margaret Cameron, University of Victoria

Dr Benjamin W. McCraw, University of South Carolina Upstate, United States

Dr Shane Jesse Ralston, Penn State Hazleton, United States

Dr. James Young, University of Victoria, Canada

Editors Emeriti

Dr. David Scott, University of Victoria

Dr Neil Levy, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne

Dr. Jeffrey Foss, Philosophy, University of Victoria, Canada

Prof Roger Shiner