Hume Studies


Number of submissions received annually: 


2013: 52

2012: 48

2011: 52


Percentage of submissions accepted 

2013: 16.6%

2012: 26%

2011: 18.6%


Percentage of submissions that receive at least one referee report: 95% 


Average time for manuscript review in months: 3 


If possible, give details.

a. Editorial decision within 2 months: 10%

b. Editorial decision between 2 and 6 months: 85%

c. Editorial decision between 7 months and 1 year: 5%

d. Editorial decision of more than 1 year: 0%


The journal has a printed version. 

Average time from acceptance to print publication in months: n/a 


The journal has an 'online first' system. 

Average time from acceptance to online publication in months: n/a 


Submissions are not anonymous to the editors. 


Submissions are anonymous to the reviewers. 


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Percentage of submissions by women: 23.7% 


Percentage of accepted articles by women: 58.1% 


Percentage of submissions by people from minority ethnic groups: n/a 


Percentage of accepted articles by people from minority ethnic groups: n/a 


Publisher: The Hume Society 

Editor(s)-in-chief: Saul Traiger / Corliss Swain 

Full name: Corliss Swain 

Title/position: Co-editor 

Email address: swain@stolaf.edu 

Street address: Department of Philosophy, St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue 

City: Northfield 

State/province: MN 

Zip/postal code: 55057 

Country: USA 

Hume Studies