History of Philosophy Quarterly
History of Philosophy Quarterly (HPQ) specializes in papers that cultivate philosophical history with a strong interaction between contemporary and historical concerns. Contributors regard work in the history of philosophy and in philosophy itself as parts of a seamless whole, treating the work of past philosophers not only in terms of historical inquiry, but also as a means of dealing with issues of ongoing philosophical concern. The journal favors the approach to philosophical history, increasingly prominent in recent years, that refuses to see the boundary between philosophy and its history as an impassable barrier.
HPQ is published by the University of Illinois Press on behalf of North American Philosophical Publications.
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- Professor Maria Rosa Antognazza, Kings College, London
- Professor Margaret Atherson, University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Professor Sarah Broadie, University of St. Andrew
- Professor Margaret Cameron, University of Victoria
- Professor Roger Crisp, St. Anne’s College
- Professor Patricia Curd, Purdue University
- Professor Cynthia A. Freeland, The University of Houston
- Professor Don Garrett, New York University
- Professor Lenn Goodman, Vanderbilt University
- Professor Paul Guyer, Brown University
- Professor Edward Halper, The University of Georgia
- Professor Rachana Kamtekar, University of Arizona
- Professor Paul Katsafanas, Boston University
- Professor Morgens Laerke
- Marcy Lascano, University of Kansas
- Professor Beatrice Longuenesse, New York University
- Professor Nadia Maftouni, University of Tehran
- Dr. Anna Marmodoro, Corpus Christi College
- Professor Fred D. Miller, Jr., Bowling Green University
- Professor Nicholas J. Moutafakis, Cleveland State University
- Professor Robert Pasnau, University of Colorado
- Dominik Perler, Humboldt University of Berlin
- Professor John Richardson, New York University
- Professor Mark Roberts, Franciscan University of Steubenville
- Professor Andrea Robiglio, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
- Professor Peter Simpson, The Graduate Center, CUNY
- Professor Eleonore Stump, St. Louis University
- Professor Steven Sverdlik, Southern Methodist University
- Professor Thomas Williams, University of Southern Florida
- Professor Kenneth Winkler, Yale University
The History of Philosophy Quarterly will not publish material that has already appeared elsewhere. This is not at odds with authors sharing their papers with selected individuals whose comments they would welcome or who they wish for other reasons to inform about their work. But it precludes pre-publication with broadcast dissemination, alike in print or electronically in open-access forums such as Academia.edu.
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Contributions may be as short as 3,000 words or as long as 8,500 including endnotes and bibliography. All manuscripts should be composed with proper pagination, wide margins, and double spacing between lines. Endnotes should be used sparingly and should be numbered consecutively, typed with wide margins and double spacing, placed at the end of the paper. Authors should follow Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.). A brief abstract and a list of key words should be included at the beginning of the article. Please follow the style described in the style sheet HPQ Style Sheet.
Articles should be submitted electronically to the HPQ online manuscript submission system. This secure, personalized resource will allow you to track your manuscript through each step of the review and acceptance process. To begin, click on the link below to set up your personal account and upload your submission. Your transmitted material will be reviewed as soon as possible.
While some submissions are declined upon initial internal review by the editor as inappropriate, improperly prepared, too long, too weak, etc., the great majority of submissions are sent blind to two philosophers expert in the area of the topic. Reports on submitted articles are provided by members of the HPQ Board of Consults and also by a very large array of expert scholars from across the world who are not directly connected with the journal's editorial management. Reviews are always anonymous and the choice of evaluators is solely dependent on area of expertise. In order to expedite getting decisions to authors, in rare cases the editor might make a decision on the basis of one reviewer when their review is particularly thorough and authoritative.
The evaluators are asked to supply a recommendation of accept, decline, revise & resubmit, etc., and comments. They frequently respond with generous reports containing detailed critical comments and suggestions for authors. The varying multi-step process of arranging for expert readers, evaluation, revision, reconsideration, and final revision can take six or more months. The current acceptance rate is ca. 10% and declining due to an increase of highly competitive submissions.
Please read the Style Sheet and follow the guidelines when writing a paper for this journal.
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PETER OF PALUDE AND THE FIERY FURNACE
Zita V. Toth
ON SOME LEIBNIZIAN ARGUMENTS FOR THE PRINCIPLE OF SUFFICIENT REASON
BERKELEY ON PERCEPTUAL DISCRIMINATION OF PHYSICAL OBJECTS
CHOOSING FOR NO REASON? AN OLD OBJECTION TO FREEDOM OF INDIFFERENCE
The Philosophy of Joseph Priestley's 1765 Timeline: Abstract Ideas, Time, and Human Progress
Hume on Time and Steadfast Unchanging Objects
Todd Ryan; Jani Hakkarainen
Stebbing and Eddington in the Shadow of Bergson
Matyáš Moravec; Peter West
Mach's Denial of Absolute Time
Later Medieval Psychology: Deliberation, Love, and Mental Causation
Motivation and Beyond?: The Role of Love (amor) in Ockham's Theory of Action
Deliberation and Rival Accounts of Free Choice in Medieval Philosophy
Aquinas on Dualist Mental Causation
Can Laurens Löwe
Deriving Positive Duties from Kant's Formula of Universal Law
The Good in Boethius’ De hebdomadibus
On Splitting the Atom: Cordemoy's Cartesianism and the Indivisibility of Bodies
Constitution, Causation, and the Final Opinion: A Puzzle in Peirce's Illustrations
Against Passionate Epistemology: Defending Pure Thought in the Meditations