A peer-review journal of legal, moral and social philosophy focusing on normative analysis of theoretical, practical, and public issues. The journal publishes work of established scholars, as well as those at the beginning of their careers, in both Western and non-Western settings.

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  • Philosophical analysis of moral, political, social and legal issues, and the relation of philosophy to practice
  • Presents the work of rising scholars, as well as authorities in the field
  • Regular special issues and symposia on key problems and theories

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  • Philip Cook,
  • Sune Laegaard,
  • Clare Chambers
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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109 days
Submission to first decision
241 days
Submission to acceptance
78,451 (2018)

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  1. EBSCO Book Review Digest Plus
  2. EBSCO Discovery Service
  3. EBSCO Humanities International
  4. EBSCO Humanities Source
  5. EBSCO Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
  6. EBSCO Legal
  7. EBSCO OmniFile
  8. EBSCO Political Science Complete
  10. Emerging Sources Citation Index
  11. Gale
  12. Gale Academic OneFile
  13. Gale InfoTrac
  14. Google Scholar
  15. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  16. Naver
  17. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  18. ProQuest Art, Design and Architecture Collection
  19. ProQuest Arts & Humanities Database
  20. ProQuest Arts Premium Collection
  21. ProQuest Central
  22. ProQuest Philosophy Database
  23. ProQuest Politics Collection
  24. ProQuest Religion Database
  25. ProQuest Research Library
  26. ProQuest Social Science Collection
  27. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  28. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  29. SCImago
  30. SCOPUS
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