Philosophies — Open Access Journal

Philosophies (ISSN 2409-9287) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal promoting re-integration of diverse forms of philosophical reflection and scientific research on fundamental issues in science, technology and culture published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2018.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 30 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.4 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Philosophies
Philosophies on Analogy Guest Editors: Katarzyna Gan-Krzywoszyńska, Juan Manuel Campos Benítez, Piotr Leśniewski
Deadline: 30 November 2018
Special Issue in Philosophies
Frontiers of Embodied Artificial Intelligence: The (r-)evolution of the embodied approach in AI Guest Editor: Luisa Damiano
Deadline: 7 January 2019
Special Issue in Philosophies
Philosophy and Epistemology of Deep Learning Guest Editors: Hector Zenil, Selmer Bringsjord
Deadline: 15 March 2019
Special Issue in Philosophies
Philosophy and the Ethics of Technology Guest Editor: Joseph C. Pitt
Deadline: 15 April 2019

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