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Open Philosophy

Editor In Chief: Graham Harman

Open Philosophy is an international Open Access, peer-reviewed academic journal covering all areas of philosophy. The objective of Open Philosophy is to foster free exchange of ideas and provide an appropriate platform for presenting, discussing and disseminating new concepts, current trends, theoretical developments and research findings related to the broadest philosophical spectrum. The journal does not favour any particular philosophical school, perspective or methodology.

Article Processing Charges

Authors publishing in Open Philosophy will benefit from:

  • transparent, comprehensive and fast peer review
  • efficient route to fast-track publication and full advantage of De Gruyter Open’s e-technology
  • no article submission and article processing charges (APCs) in 2018 and 2019
  • secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
  • free language assistance for authors from non-English speaking regions
  • worldwide distribution and promotion of articles.

Call for proposals for topical issues


Published Topical Issues:


  • The New Metaphysics: Analytic/Continental Crossovers (ed. Jon Cogburn and Paul Livingston)
  • Objects Across the Traditions (ed. Tom Sparrow)


  • Does Public Art Have to Be Bad Art? (ed. Mark Kingwell)
  • Computer Modeling in Philosophy (ed. Patrick Grim)
  • Object-Oriented Ontology and Its Critics (ed. Graham Harman)
  • Experience in a New Key (ed. Dorthe Jørgensen)

Journal Metrics

European Reference Index for the Humanities

Abstracting & Indexing

Open Philosophy is covered by the following services:

  • Baidu Scholar
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Dimensions
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Google Scholar
  • J-Gate
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Philosopher's Index
  • PhilPapers
  • POL-index
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Volume 3 (2020): Issue 1 (Jan 2020)

All submissions must be made via online submission system Editorial Manager: http://www.editorialmanager.com/opphil. In case of any technical problems, please contact the Managing Editor of Open Philosophy at Katarzyna.Tempczyk@degruyter.com

Instructions for Authors

Graham Harman, Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, USA

Editorial Advisory Board
Frank Ankersmit, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen – KNAW), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Harald Atmanspacher, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Babette Babich, Fordham University / The Jesuit University of New York City, USA
Renaud Barbaras, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France
Seyla Benhabib, Yale University, USA
Johan van Benthem, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands / Stanford University, USA / Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Robert Bernasconi, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Richard Bett, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Homi K. Bhabha, Harvard University, USA
Susanne Bobzien, University of Oxford, UK
Stephen Bronner, Rutgers University, USA
Mario Bunge, McGill University, Canada
Panayot Butchvarov, University of Iowa, USA
Judith Butler, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Adriana Cavarero, University of Verona, Italy
Ruth Chang, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA
Arthur Fine, University of Washington, USA
Bas van Fraassen, Princeton University / San Francisco State University, USA
Harry Frankfurt, Princeton University, USA
Paul Franks, Yale University, USA
Jacob Golomb, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Alastair Hannay, University of Oslo, Norway
Stephen Hicks, Rockford University, USA
Ingvar Johansson, Umeå University, Sweden
Dorthe Jørgensen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Mark Kingwell, University of Toronto, Canada
Philip Kitcher, Columbia University, USA
Brian Klug, Oxford University, UK
Hans Koechler, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Sandra Laugier, Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, France
John Marenbon, University of Cambridge, UK
Uskali Mäki, University of Helsinki, Finland
Alfred Mele, Florida State University, USA
Timothy Morton, Rice University, USA
Nel Noddings, Stanford Graduate School of Education, USA
John Perry, University of California, Riverside, USA
Gualtiero Piccinini, University of Missouri – St. Louis, USA
Alvin Plantinga, University of Notre Dame, USA
Nicholas Rescher, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Amelie Rorty, Harvard Medical School / Tufts University, USA
Roger Scruton, University of Buckingham, UK
John Searle, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Peter Simons, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia University, USA
Peter Unger, New York University, USA

Managing Editor
Katarzyna Tempczyk

Section Editors
Laura Ciubotarașu Pricop, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania
Adi Efal-Lautenschläger, University of Lille 3 Charles de Gaulle, France
Francesca Ervas, University of Cagliari, Italy
Nevena Ivanova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Michael Kocsis, Queen's University, Canada
Benjamin Martin, Queen's University, Canada
Dan O'Brien, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Nick Sagos, Seneca College, Ontario, Canada
Nicola Spanu, Italy / Poland
Robert Scott Stewart, Cape Breton University, Canada
Sander Verhaegh, TiLPS, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Jason Waller, Kenyon College, USA

Language Editors
Michael L. Fitzgerald, Canada
Max Lowdin, Deakin University, Australia
Philip Miti, University of Aberdeen, UK
Selina O'Doherty, University of South Wales, UK
Brentyn Ramm, Australia
James Rehwaldt, USA
Dean Skelley, USA

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Editorial Contact
Dr. Katarzyna Tempczyk



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