Analytic Philosophy

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Edited By: David Sosa

Online ISSN: 2153-960X

Author Guidelines

In 2011, Philosophical Books became Analytic Philosophy. Edited out of the University of Texas at Austin, the journal focuses on peer-reviewed research articles—original philosophical work in all areas of philosophy. Book symposia, critical notices, and reviews are still carried, as well as discussions and other sorts of philosophical pieces.

Submissions in any area will be accepted. There is no antecedent restriction on length. Please submit manuscripts to be considered at

Style guidelines
Submissions should be prepared for blind review. The style guidelines for first round reviewing are liberal. Papers following any standard citation format (e.g. MLA, Chicago, etc.) will be accepted. We ask, however, for submissions in 12-point font and double-spaced throughout. All quotations should be given a page reference.

Copyright Transfer Agreement
If your paper is accepted, the author identified as the formal corresponding author for the paper will receive an email prompting them to login into Author Services; where via the Wiley Author Licensing Service (WALS) they will be able to complete the license agreement on behalf of all authors on the paper.

For authors signing the copyright transfer agreement:
If the OnlineOpen option is not selected the corresponding author will be presented with the copyright transfer agreement (CTA) to sign. The terms and conditions of the CTA can be previewed in the samples associated with the Copyright FAQs below:
CTA Terms and Conditions

For authors choosing OnlineOpen
If the OnlineOpen option is selected the corresponding author will have a choice of the following Creative Commons License Open Access Agreements (OAA):

  • Creative Commons Attribution License OAA
  • Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License OAA
  • Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial -NoDerivs License OAA

To preview the terms and conditions of these open access agreements please visit the Copyright FAQs hosted on Wiley Author Services and visit If you select the OnlineOpen option and your research is funded by The Wellcome Trust and members of the Research Councils UK (RCUK) or the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) you will be given the opportunity to publish your article under a CC-BY license supporting you in complying with your Funder requirements. For more information on this policy and the Journal’s compliant self-archiving policy please visit:

Wiley's Author Services
Author Services enables authors to track their article - once it has been accepted - through the production process to publication online and in print. Authors can check the status of their articles online and choose to receive automated e-mails at key stages of production. The author will receive an e-mail with a unique link that enables them to register and have their article automatically added to the system. Please ensure that a complete e-mail address is provided when submitting the manuscript. Visit for more details on online production tracking and for FAQs and tips on article preparation, submission, and more.

Books for review
should be addressed to: David Sosa
Department of Philosophy
The University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station C3500
Austin, TX 78712

The Editor will seek to find reviewers as appropriate, but books are accepted on the understanding that they will not be returned. Responsibility for the views expressed in the journal rests with the individual contributors.