Synthese is a philosophy journal focusing on contemporary issues in epistemology, philosophy of science, and related fields. More specifically, we divide our areas of interest into four groups: (1) epistemology, methodology, and philosophy of science, all broadly understood. (2) The foundations of logic and mathematics, where ‘logic’, ‘mathematics’, and ‘foundations’ are all broadly understood. (3) Formal methods in philosophy, including methods connecting philosophy to other academic fields. (4) Issues in ethics and the history and sociology of logic, mathematics, and science that contribute to the contemporary studies Synthese focuses on, as described in (1)-(3) above.

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Editors-in-chief
  • Otávio Bueno,
  • C. Dutilh Novaes,
  • Wiebe van der Hoek
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Impact factor: 1.262 (2018)
Five year impact factor: 1.149 (2018)
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Submission to first decision: 76 days
Acceptance to publication: 12 days
Usage
Downloads: 398,122 (2018)

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    Authors: Paal Fjeldvig Antonsen

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