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The Philosophical Quarterly is one of the most highly regarded and established academic journals in philosophy. In an age of increasing specialism, it remains committed to publishing high-quality articles from leading international scholars …

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PQ essay prize winner

PQ essay prize winner

Congratulations to the winner of the 2015 Essay Prize, Matthew Babb from the University of Southern California for his essay "The Essential Indexicality of Intentional Action".

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Books Received for Review

Books received for review

The Editorial Office regularly update a list of the latest books received for review in PQ.

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Philosopher of the month

In order to commemorate the countless philosophers who have shaped our thinking, every month we focus on the work, legacy, and lives of one titan in the field. Enjoy our free chapters and articles from across Oxford University Press’ books and journals publishing.

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Imagining zombies

Imagining zombies

Understanding the relationship between the mind and the body remains one of the most vexed problems in philosophy, cognitive science, and neuroscience. Throughout much of the last hundred years, physicalism has been the orthodox position in the philosophy of mind.

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Slavery contracts- blog post

Slavery contracts

Guy and Doll have agreed that Guy will act as Doll directs, and that Doll is entitled to use force or punishment to get Guy to do as she directs if he ever demurs or falls short

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Philosophy quote quiz

Philosophy quote quiz

How well do you know the writings of the most influential philosophers? Do you know the difference between sayings from Kant, Nietzsche, and Locke? Take the quiz to see if you can match the quote to the philosopher who said it.

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Accepting high quality papers relating to all aspects of philosophy. The Philosophical Quarterly regularly publishes articles, discussions and reviews, and runs an annual Essay Prize. The outstanding book review section provides peer review and comment on significant philosophical books. We aim to offer authors speedy decisions on manuscripts submitted, and currently 90% of submissions are processed within three months.

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