Publish Your Work in a Philosophy Journal

Publications look great on resumes and graduate school applications!

Below is a list of journals that publish articles and book reviews by undergraduate philosophy student, with descriptions from their websites. Visit their web sites (click on the link) for more information about the journals and their submission policies.  Discuss possible submissions with your professors.

Remember: Do not send the same article to more than one journal at the time!

Aporia

Aporia is 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. The staff of Aporia consists of philosophy students at Brigham Young University. Aporia is published twice yearly, in the fall and in the spring. The fall issue is exclusively online; the spring issue appears in both print and electronic forms. The deadline for submissions for the fall issue is in mid September and for the spring issue in late January or early February.

Arete: The Undergraduate Philosophy Journal of Rutgers University

Arete: The Undergraduate Philosophy Journal of Rutgers University was founded to recognize original philosophical thought at the undergraduate level.

British Journal of Undergraduate Philosophy

The British Journal of Undergraduate Philosophy publishes papers delivered at British Undergraduate Philosophy Society conferences, papers submitted directly for publication, and interviews by prominent philosophers and academics.

The Cyberphilosophy Journal

The Cyberphilosophy Journal seeks to provide an electronic forum for university students to exchange ideas, arguments and information related to the new field of cyberphilosophy. Submissions in relevant areas including metaphysics (e.g., the nature of the online self, the development of virtual communities, technology versus nature), gender issues, artificial intelligence, computer ethics and socio-political philosophy (e.g., online democracy, universal access, creation of global village) are highly encouraged.

The Dialectic

The Dialectic is the annual University of New Hampshire's undergraduate philosophy journal. Founded in 1969 under the title "The Monad" and known in later years as "Dasein"('89) and "Zeitgeist"('92), the journal has traditionally published papers, poetry, artwork, and photographs. Submissions have usually been accepted in April, selected by voting by several student editors and staff, and published in early May.

Dialectic: An Online Philosophy Journal

Dialectic: An Online Philosophy Journal is the journal of the University of York Philosophy Society. It is produced by University of York students for an undergraduate audience, but features essays by undergraduates, postgraduates and academics from various institutions.

Dialogue

The official journal of Phi Sigma Tau, the International National Honor Society in Philosophy. It is the continuing goal of Dialogue to provide a vigorous and lively vehicle for the exchange of philosophical ideas among graduate and undergraduate students interested in philosophy. Dialogue accepts for publications articles, discussions, and reviews in all areas of contemporary philosophical research.

The Dualist

The Dualist is a national undergraduate philosophy journal published by Stanford University undergraduates. Its purpose is to offer students from all universities an opportunity to participate in a normally inaccessible part of academic life -- the production and publication of papers for general philosophical readership. Established in 1993, The Dualist has since become the most renowned and prestigious undergraduate philosophy journal in the U.S., featuring thoughtful articles authored by undergraduates around the world. The Dualist accepts submissions every January and prints the journal during the late summer. The Dualist is distributed to philosophy departments across the nation, and archived copies of recent issues are also available online.

Ephemeris: The Journal of Philosophy

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. Ephemeris originates from Union College's Philosophy Club - a forum for social and intellectual interaction among philosophers at Union. 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. Contributions should take the form of essay, article, or short note. Responses to previously published articles are also welcome

Episteme

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 is published under the auspices of Denison University’s Department of Philosophy. We publish a journal in print each Spring.

The Gadfly

The Gadfly is the undergraduate philosophy magazine of Columbia University. As a magazine and not a journal, we print informal essays, book and event reviews, interviews, humor, short stories and lots of art. We think philosophy is too important to limit our readership through jargon and name-dropping. We publish The Gadfly so that all undergraduates — not only those specializing in philosophy — can take part in enjoyable philosophical dialogue.

Geist

Geist Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy is an open campus, peer-reviewed philosophy journal of Vanderbilt University. The purpose of Geist is to offer undergraduate students a unique opportunity to engage in a normally exclusive dimension of academia - the production and publication of scholarly literature. Geist seeks to foster rigorous philosophical research as well as providing a forum for academic critique and discussion.

It is, at the moment, an annual publication with both an online and a hardcopy version. Geist is an open-campus journal, and invites submissions from undergraduate students all over the English-speaking world.

Gnosis

Gnosis is a journal of philosophy published by graduate students under the auspices of the Department of Philosophy at Concordia University located in Montreal Quebec. Gnosis was founded in 1973, and has provided students with an opportunity to gain exposure of their work in the public sphere. Most submissions to our journal are usually by graduate students, but exceptional undergraduate work is also welcomed.

LOGOS

Logos: The Cornell University Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy is a refereed journal at the Sage School of Philosophy in Ithaca, New York. An entirely student-run journal, Logos publishes undergraduate work in all branches and traditions of philosophy. Undergraduates round 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.

The Meteorite

The Meteorite is a peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of philosophy published at the University of Michigan. The journal accepts submissions from any content area or style of philosophy.

The Penn Bioethics Journal

The nation's premier peer-reviewed undergraduate bioethics journal. The journal was established in Spring, 2004 with the first issue published April 1, 2005 as part of the National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference hosted by Penn. The editorial board has included undergraduates from all four schools at the University of Pennsylvania.

Penn Philosophical Perspectives

Penn Philosophical Perspectives publishes research, outstanding course essays, artwork, critical articles, and book reviews on philosophical topics. We encourage excellence in student scholarship, and is accessible to both the academic and general readership. PPP publishes quarterly, and circulates in print and online. We offer many students their first opportunity at publishing philosophical work, and accept submissions from both graduate and undergraduate students, from all universities and colleges.  PPP is an independent student-published journal advised and endorsed by UPenn's Philosophy Department.

The Princeton Journal of Bioethics

The Princeton Journal of Bioethics is an undergraduate publication written and edited by undergraduate students from universities across the country. Working with our Technical Review board comprised of leaders in the fields of education, medicine, science, and ethics, the Journal strives to provide a broad view of current issues in bioethics including genetic engineering, reproductive rights, stem cell research, and euthanasia. The primary goal of the Journal is to represent the work of undergraduate students in the field of Bioethics.

Prolegomena

Prolegomena is an online philosophy journal for undergraduate students published at the University of British Columbia. Prolegomena publishes at least once a year, where date(s) are determined annually by that year’s editorial committee.  Papers selected cover a wide range of philosophical topics; reflected in the name Prolegomena is the notion that papers submitted will be prologues to future careers in philosophy.

Prometheus

Prometheus is an international undergraduate philosophy journal published by students at Johns Hopkins University.  The purpose of the journal is to promote philosophic discourse of the highest standard by offering students an opportunity to engage in open discussion, participate in the production and publication of an academic journal, and establish a community of aspiring philosophers.  Each year, Prometheus publishes quality undergraduate papers in philosophy.  Each issue contains a selection of essays on various philosophic topics as well as interviews with notable philosophers and reviews on recent philosophic articles, books, and essays.  We accept submissions every February and print the journal in the summer.  Prometheus is distributed throughout Homewood Campus and philosophy departments across the nation.

The Reed

The Reed, run through St. Olaf's Howard Hong Kierkegaard Library, functions as a forum for Existential themes at the undergraduate level throughout the United States and abroad. The undergraduate editors of this journal are committed to considering submissions by Existentialist thinkers struggling with the alienation that comes with the freedom and learning of college. Our hope is to create both a textual and visual space where Existentialism can be explored through various mediums. As an interdisciplinary journal, we aim to include varied interpretations of existentialism; essays, as well as poetry, short fiction, literary criticism, religious discourse, psychological analysis, and visual art. Because this is an undergraduate journal, we attempt to offer selections hitting on various levels of the broad theme of Existentialism while maintaining a cohesive intellectual rigor present throughout the discipline. We also seek to include a range of understanding of Existentialism, from the novice to the relative expert, from the artistic, to the critical.

Stance

Stance, an International Undergraduate Philosophy Journal, is a national award-winning, international undergraduate philosophy journal that is produced and edited entirely by undergraduate students. Their aim is “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. All authors receive constructive feedback concerning submissions.

The Twin Cities Review of Political Philosophy

The Twin Cities Review of Political Philosophy is seeking quality undergraduate papers in political philosophy. The journal is published as a freely available electronic interactive magazine. Undergraduates, with or without faculty support, are encouraged to submit research work.  The Twin Cities Review of Political Philosophy is interested in diverse subject matter.  As a policy, we prefer scholarly work that: (1) clarifies an unclear or challenging concept, passage, or author in political thought; (2) publicizes a lesser-known argument that merits greater attention; or (3) offers new insight into existing works’ arguments or methods

The Yale Philosophy Review

The Yale Philosophy Review is an annual journal that showcases the best and most original of philosophic thought by undergraduate students, worldwide. The goal of the Review is to promote philosophic discourse of the highest standard, and to bring together a community of young philosophers in both the United States and abroad. Each issue contains a selection of essays on a broad range of philosophic topics, as well as book reviews and interviews of philosophic content.