The Philosopher

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The Philosopher  
Discipline Philosophy
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Biannually
ISSN 0967-6074

The Philosopher is a peer-reviewed academic journal that was established in 1923 and is one of the oldest general philosophy journals in the world.[citation needed] It publishes short, original, and accessible articles. It is the official journal of The Philosophical Society of England.

Notable articles[edit]

Historically interesting and notable articles, all available to the general public via its website, include:

  • "Science, Art and Play", From Volume XIII 1935, by Erwin Schödinger;
  • Moritz Schlick on 'Unanswerable Questions", Volume XIII, 1935, and
  • "Individual Psychology and Education", Volume XIII, 1936, by John Dewey.


The past editors of the journal are:[1]

  • First series, 1923–1948: Ada Sheridan, W.H.S. Dumphreys, Thomas Greenwood
  • Second series, marked by emphasis on Philosophy and Religion, 1949–1972: C.S. Flick, Victor Rienaecker, A.J. Sinclair-Burton
  • Third series, marked by a return to "general philosophy", 1973–1988: George Colbran, Alan Holloway, Geoffrey Brown
  • Fourth series, marked by a return to "academic philosophy", 1989–present: Keith Dowling, Michael Bavidge, Martin Cohen

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Philosopher - Articles and Authors

External links[edit]