Philosophy East and West


Number of submissions received annually: 


2013: 120

2012: 90

2011: 110


Percentage of submissions accepted 

2013: 20%

2012: 20%

2011: 22%


Percentage of submissions that receive at least one referee report: 80% 


Average time for manuscript review in months: 3


If possible, give details.

a. Editorial decision within 2 months: 15%

b. Editorial decision between 2 and 6 months: 70%

c. Editorial decision between 7 months and 1 year: 13%

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


The journal has a printed version. 

Average time from acceptance to print publication in months: 24 


The journal does not have an 'online first' system. 


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: 15% 


Percentage of submissions by people from minority ethnic groups: 40% 


Percentage of accepted articles by people from minority ethnic groups: 35% 


Publisher: UH Press 

Editor(s)-in-chief: Roger T. Ames 

Full name: Jennifer Jackson 

Title/position: assistant editor 

Email address: pew@hawaii.edu 

Street address: 2530 Dole Street 

City: Honolulu 

State/province: Hawaii 

Zip/postal code: 96822 

Country: USA 

Philosophy East and West