Affiliated with the Society for Machines and Mentality, the journal Minds and Machines fosters a tradition of criticism within the AI and philosophical communities on problems and issues of common concern. Its scope explicitly encompasses philosophical aspects of computer science.

The journal affords an international forum for the discussion and debate of important and controversial issues concerning significant developments within its areas of editorial focus. It features special issues devoted to specific topics, critical responses to previously published pieces, and review essays discussing current problem situations.

  • Affiliated with the Society for Machines and Mentality.
  • Fosters a tradition of criticism within the AI and philosophical communities on problems and issues of common concern.
  • Features strong stands on controversial issues.
  • Includes special issues devoted to specific topics, critical responses to previously published pieces, and review essays discussing current problem situations.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Mariarosaria Taddeo
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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1.4 (2018)
Impact factor
1.095 (2018)
Five year impact factor
41 days
Submission to first decision
189 days
Submission to acceptance
92,822 (2018)
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1572-8641
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0924-6495
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