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Undergraduate Research Journals for Philosophy
An undergraduate journal of philosophy at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, Aporia is published twice yearly: an online edition in the fall, and a print edition in the spring. Papers must be original, unpublished work and must have been written during the course of undergraduate study. Submission deadlines in March and October.
The Aristarchus is an undergraduate journal of philosophy published by the University of Redlands. "We are seeking thoughtful submissions on any topic in philosophy; we are open to ideas of all kinds, and yes, this includes the unpopular ones. After all, philosophy is about the free exchange of ideas!" Submissions are accepted year-round.
"Dialogue is the official journal of Phi Sigma Tau, the International National Honor Society in Philosophy. Dialogue accepts for publications articles, discussions, and reviews in all areas of contemporary philosophical research. It appears twice each academic year: a single issue in October, and a double issue in April. Contributors are not required to be members of Phi Sigma Tau. Manuscripts are accepted from undergraduate and graduate students, but not from those holding a terminal or teaching degree in philosophy."
The Dualist is a national undergraduate philosophy journal published by Stanford University undergraduates, featuring thoughtful articles authored by undergraduates around the world. The Dualist accepts papers on all topics of philosophical interest. Essays written for classes, honors theses, and independent work are welcome, and multiple submissions are allowed. Submission deadline May 10.
"Ephemeris is an undergraduate journal of philosophy, student-run and dedicated to harvesting exceptional undergraduate writing grounded in the distinct value and interest of the philosophical endeavor. Contributions are solicited in all areas of the philosophical discipline, political theory, metaphysics, ethics, epistemology, religion, feminist philosophy, philosophy of race, eastern philosophy, philosophy of mind, and so on." Submission deadline January 6.
"Episteme is a student-run journal that aims to recognize and encourage excellence in undergraduate philosophy by providing examples of some of the best work currently being done in undergraduate philosophy programs. Episteme will consider papers written by undergraduate students in any area of philosophy." Submission deadline December 19.
Janua Sophia is published once yearly by the Department of English & Philosophy at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and is dedicated to recognizing exemplary philosophical work at the undergraduate level. Essays submitted are blind refereed.
Logos is a refereed journal at Cornell University that publishes undergraduate work in all branches and traditions of philosophy. "An entirely student-run journal, Logos publishes undergraduate work in all branches and traditions of philosophy. Undergraduates from around the globe are invited to submit papers annually for peer-review. Accepted papers are published in the current year's edition of Logos, and the authors of the top three submissions are awarded cash prizes." Submission deadline March 25.
Sapere Aude is an peer-reviewed undergraduate philosophy journal published by the College of Wooster. "We invite undergraduate students to submit papers concerning any area of philosophy for publication in our journal, the goal being the general pursuit of knowledge."
"Stance: An International Undergraduate Philosophy Journal is produced and edited entirely by undergraduate students. We aim to enrich student learning by providing an opportunity for undergraduate students to have their original scholarly work reviewed by or published in a peer-reviewed academic journal. Stance is published annually in April. The deadline for submission is in mid-December. All papers are carefully considered by multiple blind reviewers. Notification of initial decision is early February. All authors receive constructive feedback concerning submissions."
Vassar College Journal of Philosophy
The Vassar College Journal of Philosophy is a student-run publication supported by the Philosophy Department of Vassar College. Dedicated to both quality and accessibility, it seeks to give undergraduate students from all disciplines a platform to express and discuss philosophical ideas. The Journal is published each spring. Submission deadline November 1.