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Edited By: David S. Oderberg

Online ISSN: 1467-9329


Ratio publishes work of a high quality on a wide variety of topics. It encourages articles which meet the highest standards of philosophical expertise, while at the same time remaining accessible to readers from a broad range of philosophical disciplines. The journal's main emphasis is on analytic philosophy, but it also includes work from other traditions.

For more information please visit Ratio's page on the University of Reading site.

Aims and Scope

Ratio special issues, published each December, are devoted to themes of special philosophical importance and feature invited contributions from leading authorities in the field. The nucleus for each special issue consists of papers given at the one-day conference organised each year during the Easter vacation by the Philosophy Department at the University of Reading.


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