Special Issues

Philosophies runs special issues to create collections of papers on specific topics. The aim is to build a community of authors and readers to discuss the latest research and develop new ideas and research directions. Special Issues are led by Guest Editors who are experts in the subject and oversee the editorial process for papers. Papers published in a Special Issue will be collected together on a dedicated page of the journal website. For any inquiries related to a Special Issue, please contact the Editorial Office.

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Tactileology: Background and Developments
edited by
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 4159
Keywords: tactile sense; time-varying tactile sense; philosophy/aesthetics of tactile sense; engineering and science of tactile sense; sensibility informations; Kansei informations
New Perspectives of Immunity: From Science to Metaphysics
edited by
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1433
Keywords: biological polarity; cognition; homeostasis; immune system; immunity; memory; metaphysics; psychoneuroendocrinoimmune network
Contemporary Significance of Thomas Hobbes' Political Philosophy
edited by and Harald Borgebund
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 2616
Keywords: Hobbes; social contract; sovereignty; democracy; individualism; human nature; moral philosophy; obligations; contractarianism; the state
Philosophical Aspect of Emotions
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1195
Keywords: affectivity; mind; emotions; feelings; moods; consciousness
Solidarity in Bioethics
edited by Angel Puyol
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 630
Keywords: solidarity; bioethics; public health ethics; equity in health; egalitarianism; social justice
Art vs Nature: The Ontology of Artifacts in the Long Middle Ages
edited by Henrik Lagerlund, Sylvain Roudaut and Erik Åkerlund
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 851
Keywords: artifacts; nature; final causes; god; design; metaphysics; medieval; modern; science
Semiotics and Phenomenology: New Perspectives submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 205
Keywords: meaning making; intentionality; sign systems; consciousness; sedimentation; language; gesture; depiction; polysemiotic communication; relevance
The Rationing of Health Resources in Emergency Conditions and Decision Making under Scarcity
edited by Fabrizio Turoldo
submission deadline 25 Jul 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 644
(This special issue belongs to the Section Virtues)
Turing the Philosopher: Established Debates and New Developments
edited by Diane Proudfoot and Zhao Fan
submission deadline 30 Jul 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2298
Keywords: Alan Turing; artificial intelligence; computability; cryptography; history of computing; imitation game; philosophy of logic; philosophy of mathematics; philosophy of mind; theoretical computer science
New Work on Space and Time
edited by Ulrich Meyer
submission deadline 1 Aug 2022 | Viewed by 58
Keywords: space; time; space– time; causation; theories of motion; geometry
Philosophy and Education of Mathematics and Computing
edited by Attila Egri-Nagy
submission deadline 18 Aug 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 3141
Keywords: mathematics; computing; philosophy; education; programming
Thinking Cinema—With Plants
edited by Sarah Cooper
submission deadline 1 Sep 2022 | Viewed by 136
Keywords: film philosophy and plants; plant thinking and film thinking; cinematic and plant time and movement; animal– vegetal– mineral relations in film; plants; film; and politics; human– technology– plant relations; ecology and the moving image; plant and film ethics; plant aesthetics and film; plant science and film
Selected Papers from Artificial Intelligence Philosophy Frontiers Forum 2022
edited by Guoping Du
submission deadline 1 Sep 2022 | Viewed by 88
Keywords: logical foundations of AI; ethical issues of AI; the origin and nature of intelligence; measurement and evaluation of intelligence; AI and social development; AI and the metaverse; development strategies of AI; AI and aesthetics; AI and eastern wisdom; other related issues
The Value of Lives and Biomedical Ethics
edited by Otfried Höffe and
submission deadline 30 Sep 2022 | Viewed by 119
Keywords: bioethics; medical ethics; human dignity; human rights; paternalism; vaccination; pandemic
(This special issue belongs to the Section Virtues)
The Nature of Structure and the Structure of Nature
edited by Joshua Mozersky
submission deadline 1 Oct 2022 | Viewed by 303
Keywords: nature; structure; mind independence; reason; natural kinds; space; time; matter; logic; truth
Hobbes’s Philosophy of Science
edited by Douglas M. Jesseph
submission deadline 25 Oct 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 928
Keywords: Hobbes; methodology; mechanism; experiment; Galileo; Descartes; Wallis; Boyle
Plato’s Influence on Western Philosophy and Scientific Thought
edited by
submission deadline 30 Nov 2022 | Viewed by 29
Keywords: Plato; politics; principles; Strauss
Fiction and Metaphysics
edited by Frederick Kroon and Alberto Voltolini
submission deadline 15 Dec 2022 | Viewed by 81
The Philosophy and Science of Martial Arts
edited by Adam M. Croom
submission deadline 15 Jan 2023 | Viewed by 176
Keywords: martial arts; mixed martial arts; philosophy of mind; cognitive science; exercise science; sports psychology; psychological well-being; ethics; aesthetics; embodied cognition
Science and Norms
edited by Federica Russo, Emanuele Ratti and Juan M. Durán
submission deadline 25 Jan 2023 | Viewed by 31
Keywords: philosophy of science; philosophy of technology; ethics; technoscience; philosophy; ethics of information
The Philosophical Richness and Variety of Sex and Love
edited by Raja Halwani
submission deadline 31 Jan 2023 | Viewed by 12
Keywords: friendship love; parental love; relationships; romantic love; sexual activity; sexual desire; sexual orientation
Wittgenstein’s “Forms of Life”: Future of the Concept
edited by Juliet Floyd and
submission deadline 1 Feb 2023 | Viewed by 104
Keywords: forms of life; Wittgenstein; critical theory; philosophy of anthropology; description; concepts; expression
Historic Ontology and Epistemology
edited by Vincent Colapietro
submission deadline 10 Feb 2023 | Viewed by 7
Keywords: abduction; becoming; foundationalism and anti-foundationalism; historicity; invariance; mutability; relativism; skepticism and anti-skepticism; transcendence; transience
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