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Editorial Statistics

The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science receives over 500 submissions a year. In making their decisions, the Co-Editors-in-Chief seek advice from a team of Associate Editors and a large number of expert referees.

The journal has a policy of seeking to reach a decision on all submissions within six weeks of receipt. This is partly to encourage early career authors in particular to submit articles, but also to avoid unnecessary and disruptive delays. The journal also practices a triple-masking system, whereby neither referees nor editors know the identity of the author (and vice versa).

Editorial Statistics

IMPACT FACTOR AND RANKING


YearImpact FactorSsi: History & Philosophy Of ScienceSi: History & Philosophy Of Science
20141.2814 out of 434 out of 59
20131.0176 out of 426 out of 56
20120.9198 out of 418 out of 58
20111.0977 out of 398 out of 56
20101.0486 out of 367 out of 50
20091.1097 out of 336 out of 44
20080.8676 out of 328 out of 41
20070.8845 out of 294 out of 37
20060.6895 out of 287 out of 35

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index and Social Science Citation Index by ISI.

Science Citation Index


RankJournal TitleImpact FactorFive-Year Impact Factor
4The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science1.2811.465
6Biology and Philosophy1.1901.249
12Philosophy of Science0.8330.828
14Synthese0.739
19Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics0.6000.796
31Studies in History and Philosophy of Science0.4520.562
55History and Philosophy of Logic0.1470.261

Social Science Citation Index



RankJournal TitleImpact FactorFive-Year Impact Factor
4The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science1.2811.465
5Biology and Philosophy1.1901.249
10Philosophy of Science0.8330.828
12Synthese0.739
25Studies in History and Philosophy of Science0.4520.562

Impact factor: 1.281

5-Yr impact factor: 1.465

Editors in Chief:

Professor Steven French
Professor Michela Massimi

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