The Journal of Philosophical Criticism (JPC) is a journal of philosophical and critical analysis and invites contributions either on specific topics, which are outlined in the calls for papers, or on topics of free choice, involving a philosophical critical analysis in the fields of ethics, politics, economics, law, environment, animals, art, or with a specific focus on the relationship between the individual and society. The submitted papers go through a double-blind peer review process and the response about the submission is usually given in 4-6 weeks.

The JPC is an Open Access journal, published on the Open Journal Systems and Public Knowledge Project platforms. The JPC publishes twice a year (Janaury and July) and two issues constitute one volume. The JPC has its digital repository at the Open Science Framework (public profile, which ensures permanent storage of the published articles that are accessible via Persistent Identifiers DOI and ARKs. Each issue and each article of the JPC has its own DOI and ARK. The JPC distributes its articles under the Creative Commons license (CC BY 4.0).

In order to guarantee all these services, open access, quality content, double-blind peer review, typesetting, copyediting, proofreading and all the work of the Editorial Team, the JPC has an APC (article processing charge) policy, whose payment has to be submitted once the article has been accepted for publication. Before submitting your paper, see our Submission Policy for more information on the APC and for the journal style guide at or contact the editors at The JPC makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of all information contained in its publications. However, the JPC and its Editorial Board disclaim all possible representations and warranties of accuracy and completeness. Any views expressed in the JPC are the authors’ views and not the views of the JPC.

Published: 2018-02-28

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