Philosophies is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal promoting re-integration of diverse forms of philosophical reflection and scientific research on fundamental issues in science, technology and culture, published bimonthly online by MDPI. The International Society for Information Studies (IS4SI) is affiliated with Philosophies and their members receive a discount on the article processing charge. 
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
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  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (Philosophy)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 29.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Special Issue in Philosophies
Between Virtue and Epistemology Guest Editor: Genia Schönbaumsfeld
Deadline: 15 June 2023
Special Issue in Philosophies
Plato’s Influence on Western Philosophy and Scientific Thought Guest Editor: Francisco L. Lisi
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Philosophies
Consciousness in a Physical World: Physical Candidates for Phenomenal Experience Guest Editor: Riccardo Manzotti
Deadline: 15 July 2023
Special Issue in Philosophies
Fiction and Metaphysics Guest Editors: Frederick Kroon, Alberto Voltolini
Deadline: 10 August 2023
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