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The American Philosophical Association and Cambridge University Press are delighted to announce the appointment of the editorial board that will launch the Journal of the American Philosophical Association. The journal is now open for submissions.

Appearing quarterly in print and online, the Journal of the American Philosophical Association will provide a platform for original work in all areas of philosophy.

Professor John Heil, whose appointment as editor-in-chief was announced late last year, will be supported by a small group of associate editors who will be responsible for soliciting and assessing submissions in their respective fields. A number of internationally distinguished advisory editors will provide additional guidance. (The full editorial board is listed below.)

The editor commented: "We have assembled a philosophically impressive editorial board committed to the development of a journal publishing articles of the highest quality that reflect the diversity of philosophy today. Our aim, spelled out in our editorial statement, is to publish compelling papers written in a way that can be appreciated by philosophers of every persuasion.”

At Cambridge, the journal will be joining one of the world’s most highly respected lists of philosophy books and journals. Simon Ross, managing director of Cambridge Journals, commented, "Cambridge is one of the foremost academic publishers in philosophy and the APA is the discipline’s premier learned society. We are excited to be working together to establish an important new international forum for broad-spectrum philosophical research.”

For further information and to submit an article, please visit the journal’s homepage:

Journal of the American Philosophical Association Editorial Board


John Heil (Washington University in St. Louis)

Associate Editors

Helen Beebee (University of Manchester)
Mario De Caro (University of Rome)
Miranda Fricker (University of Sheffield)
Peter Graham (University of California, Riverside)
Brad Hooker (University of Reading)
Susan Sauvé Meyer (University of Pennsylvania)
David Rasmussen (Boston College)
Tad Schmalz (University of Michigan)

Advisory Editors

Robert Audi (University of Notre Dame)
Ruth Chang (Rutgers University)
Daniel Garber (Princeton University)
Robert Gooding-Williams (University of Chicago)
Verity Harte (Yale University)
Sara Heinämaa (University of Helsinki)
Frank Jackson (Australian National University)
Pauline Kleingeld (University of Groningen)
Dominic McIver Lopes (University of British Columbia)
Frederick Neuhouser (Barnard College, Columbia University)
Kwong-loi Shun (University of California, Berkeley)
Susanna Siegel (Harvard University)
Elliott Sober (University of Wisconsin)
Eleonore Stump (St. Louis University)
Ken Taylor (Stanford University)
Manuel Vargas (University of San Francisco)
Timothy Williamson (University of Oxford)
David Wong (Duke University)
Alison Wylie (University of Washington)

For further information, please visit the journal homepage at Cambridge University Press:

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