Bioethics (journal)

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Discipline Bioethics, philosophy
Language English
Edited by Ruth Chadwick, Udo Schüklenk
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 12/year
ISSN 0269-9702 (print)
1467-8519 (web)
LCCN 90649301
OCLC no. 15622366
Developing World Bioethics:
ISSN 1471-8731 (print)
1471-8847 (web)

Bioethics is a monthly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell in association with the International Association of Bioethics. The editors-in-chief are Ruth Chadwick (Cardiff University) and Udo Schüklenk (Queen's University). In 2011 Bioethics celebrated 25 years of publication with a conference and a special issue of the journal.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in MEDLINE, PubMed the Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, CINAHL, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, Excerpta Medica, Philosopher's Index, PsycINFO, Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Psychological Abstracts. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 1.750, ranking it 6th out of 51 journals in the category "Ethics", 6th out of 17 journals in the category "Medical Ethics", 7th out of 41 journals in the category "Social Issues", and 14th out of 39 journals in the category "Social Sciences Biomedical".[1]

Developing World Bioethics[edit]

In 2001 a companion journal was established named Developing World Bioethics and both journals can only be obtained in a combined subscription.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Ethics; Medical Ethics; Social Issues; and Social Sciences Biomedical". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016. 

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