Friday, March 20, 2009

More good news on the Journal of Moral Philosophy

. . . as the journal scores in the top 15 of Brian Leiter's poll of the best journals in ethics and political philosophy here. There were 274 votes cast and the results are as follows:

1. Ethics (Condorcet winner: wins contests with all other choices)

2. Philosophy & Public Affairs loses to Ethics by 150–52

3. Philosophical Review loses to Ethics by 174–25, loses to Philosophy & Public Affairs by 141–54

4. Journal of Philosophy loses to Ethics by 196–16, loses to Philosophical Review by 78–67

5. Journal of Political Philosophy loses to Ethics by 184–12, loses to Journal of Philosophy by 92–69

6. Nous loses to Ethics by 186–18, loses to Journal of Political Philosophy by 84–69

7. Philosophy & Phenomenological Research loses to Ethics by 191–10, loses to Nous by 86–55

8. Utilitas loses to Ethics by 198–15, loses to Philosophy & Phenomenological Research by 76–68

9. Mind loses to Ethics by 189–19, loses to Utilitas by 80–68

10. Philosophical Studies loses to Ethics by 190–16, loses to Mind by 85–58

11. Tied: Philosophical Quarterly loses to Ethics by 197–10, loses to Philosophical Studies by 71–56
Social Philosophy & Policy loses to Ethics by 194–6, loses to Philosophical Studies by 79–65

13. Philosophers' Imprint loses to Ethics by 185–12, loses to Philosophical Quarterly by 68–63

14. Journal of Moral Philosophy loses to Ethics by 190–4, loses to Philosophical Quarterly by 72–67

15. Economics & Philosophy loses to Ethics by 185–7, loses to Journal of Moral Philosophy by 71–62

16. Ethical Theory & Moral Practice loses to Ethics by 193–10, loses to Economics & Philosophy by 75–57

17. Political Theory loses to Ethics by 185–13, loses to Ethical Theory & Moral Practice by 70–67

18. Australasian Journal of Philosophy loses to Ethics by 191–11, loses to Political Theory by 66–64

19. Social Theory & Practice loses to Ethics by 191–5, loses to Australasian Journal of Philosophy by 70–59

20. The Journal of Ethics loses to Ethics by 197–4, loses to Social Theory & Practice by 62–59

21. Tied: Journal of Ethics & Social Philosophy (on-line) loses to Ethics by 184–4, loses to Social Theory & Practice by 61–52
Pacific Philosophical Quarterly loses to Ethics by 196–4, loses to The Journal of Ethics by 67–60

23. Canadian Journal of Philosophy loses to Ethics by 195–3, loses to Journal of Ethics & Social Philosophy (on-line) by 61–53

24. Journal of Applied Philosophy loses to Ethics by 184–4, loses to Canadian Journal of Philosophy by 66–47

25. European Journal of Philosophy loses to Ethics by 177–5, loses to Journal of Applied Philosophy by 53–46

26. The Journal of Value Inquiry loses to Ethics by 195–4, loses to European Journal of Philosophy by 56–47

27. Bioethics loses to Ethics by 172–5, loses to The Journal of Value Inquiry by 50–39

28. Philosophy & Social Criticism loses to Ethics by 172–5, loses to Bioethics by 49–27

29. Philosophy & Public Policy Quarterly loses to Ethics by 171–4, loses to Philosophy & Social Criticism by 30–27

30. Theoria: A Journal of Social & Political Theory loses to Ethics by 175–5, loses to Philosophy & Public Policy Quarterly by 32–27

31. Environmental Ethics loses to Ethics by 176–5, loses to Theoria: A Journal of Social & Political Theory by 34–28

32. International Journal of Applied Philosophy loses to Ethics by 166–4, loses to Environmental Ethics by 29–23

33. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal loses to Ethics by 159–4, loses to International Journal of Applied Philosophy by 27–24

This news follows on my earlier post here about the JMP's excellent showing in my own poll of journals in this field. Needless to say, I am delighted to find so many pleased with what they find in the journal.

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