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The Journal of Ethics

The Journal of Ethics

An International Philosophical Review

Editor-in-Chief: W. Dubbink; N. Lemos

ISSN: 1382-4554 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-8609 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10892

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Editors in Chief

Wim Dubbink, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Noah Lemos, William & Mary, USA

Founding Editor

J. Angelo Corlett

Honorary Board Members

Joel Feinberg †
Burleigh T. Wilkins †

Associate Editors

Action Theory and Responsibility

Neal Tognazzini, Western Washington University, USA

Animal and Environmental Ethics

Tony Milligan,
King’s College London,UK

Applied Ethics

Mariëtte van den Hoven, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Hermeneutic Philosophy and Ethics

Martine Prange, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Michael Zichy, University of  Salzburg, Austria

History of Ethics

Thomas Nys, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Hille Paakkunainen, Syracuse University, USA

Normative Ethics

Jens Johansson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Holly Wilson, Louisiana State University at Alexandria, USA

Political Ethics

Amanda Cawston, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Cristian Constantinescu, University of London, UK

Science and Ethics

Paul Sheldon Davies, William and Mary, USA

Editorial Board:

Robert Audi, University of Notre Dame, IN, USA
Bernard Boxill, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Thomas C. Brickhouse, Lynchburg College, USA
Randolph Clarke, Florida State University, USA
C.A.J. Coady, University of Melbourne, Australia
Gerald Dworkin, University of California, Davis, USA
Fred Feldman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
Harry G. Frankfurt, Princeton University, NJ, USA
Margaret Gilbert, University of California (Irvine),USA
Robert E. Goodin, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Virginia Held, City University of New York, USA
Barbara Herman, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Ted Honderich, University College of London, UK
Robert Kane, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Keith Lehrer, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Howard McGary, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Michael McKenna, University of Arizona, USA
Jeff McMahan, University of Oxford, UK
Alfred Mele, Florida State University, USA
Paul Menzel, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA, USA
Richard W. Miller, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Jan Narveson, University of Waterloo, Canada
John Roemer, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Michael Smith, Princeton University, NJ, USA
Nicholas D. Smith, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR, USA
Uwe Steinhoff, University of Hong Kong
Raimo Tuomela, University of Helsinki, Finland
Peter Van Inwagen, University of Notre Dame, IN, USA
Philippe Van Parijs, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Richard Wasserstrom, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

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    The Journal of Ethics: An International Philosophical Review seeks to publish articles on a wide range of topics in ethics, philosophically construed, including such areas as ethical theory, social, political, and legal philosophy, applied ethics, meta-ethics, the metaphysics of morality, and the history of ethics. The Journal of Ethics publishes work from a wide variety of styles including but not limited to the analytic tradition and hermeneutics. The Journal of Ethics is also interested in ethical thinking that is enriched by psychology, sociology and other empirical disciplines. The Journal of Ethics is primarily an organ of philosophical research, although it publishes work on topics of concern to academics and professionals alike. The journal also seeks to publish the highest quality commentaries on works published in its pages. Its double-blind review process must ensure analytical acuity as well as depth and range of philosophical scholarship.

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