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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  • Sune Laegaard,
  • Clare Chambers
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77 days
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259 days
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133,993 (2020)

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Volume 27

Issue 2, May 2021

Special issue on The Legal, the Political and the Moral: Bernard Williams and Legal Theory

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This journal has 66 open access articles

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