Philosophies 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 bimonthly online by MDPI. The International Society for Information Studies (IS4SI) is affiliated with Philosophies and their members receive a discount on the article processing charge. 
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
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  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (Philosophy)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 25.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 7.2 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
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Autonomy and Control: The Broader Implications of Digitalization Topic Editors: Anne Beate Reinertsen, Katarina Kolozova, Iris van der Tuin
Deadline: 31 May 2024
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Environmental Philosophy and Ecological Thought Guest Editor: Michael Marder
Deadline: 29 February 2024
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Religion and Artificial Intelligence: Philosophical Dimensions Guest Editors: Soraj Hongladarom, Jerd Bandasak
Deadline: 15 March 2024
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Theories of Plurality and the Democratic We Guest Editors: Christine Abbt, Leire Urricelqui
Deadline: 31 March 2024
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Wittgenstein’s “Forms of Life”: Future of the Concept Guest Editors: Juliet Floyd, Sandra Laugier
Deadline: 25 April 2024
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