Canadian Journal of Philosophy


Number of submissions received annually: 


2013: 300

2012: 227

2011: 265


Percentage of submissions accepted 

2013: 12%

2012: 13%

2011: 14%


Percentage of submissions that receive at least one referee report: 78% 


Average time for manuscript review in months: 4 


If possible, give details.

a. Editorial decision within 2 months: 25%

b. Editorial decision between 2 and 6 months: 50%

c. Editorial decision between 7 months and 1 year: 23%

d. Editorial decision of more than 1 year: 2%


The journal has a printed version. 

Average time from acceptance to print publication in months: 8 


The journal has an 'online first' system. 

Average time from acceptance to online publication in months: 2 


Submissions are anonymous to the editors. 


Submissions are anonymous to the reviewers. 


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Percentage of submissions by women: 20 


Percentage of accepted articles by women: 21 


Percentage of submissions by people from minority ethnic groups: 


Percentage of accepted articles by people from minority ethnic groups: 


Journal Contact Details


Publisher: Routledge 

Editor(s)-in-chief: David Hunter 

Full name: David Hunter 

Title/position: Associate Professor, Philosophy, Ryerson University 

Email address: david.hunter@ryerson.ca 

Street address:350 Victoria Street 

City: Toronto 

State/province: ON 

Zip/postal code: M5B2K3 

Country: Canada 

Canadian Journal of Philosophy