Call for Proposals – Special Issues
JHAP recently created a position of Editor for Special Issues with
the purpose of offering support for first rate thematic collections of articles
and encourage collective and collaborative publications in the field. The
Editor for Special Issues is tasked to receive and assess proposals and to
steward prospective Guest-Editors throughout the process.
Proposals on any topic within the scope of the Journal are welcome
and encouraged. JHAP
aims to promote research and provide a forum for discussion of the history of
analytic philosophy. ‘History’ and ‘analytic’ are understood broadly. JHAP
takes the history of analytic philosophy to be part of analytic philosophy.
Accordingly, it publishes historical research that interacts with the ongoing
concerns of analytic philosophers and with the history of other twentieth
century philosophical movements and traditions.
immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research
freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
No fees are charged to authors for
submission or publication of their works.
Length of Issues
JHAP is an online open access publication that offers broad
flexibility of format for collections of articles and length of contributions.
There are no a priori constraints to the number of essays or the
minimum/maximum number of words of each article. This is meant to encourage innovative
approach to scholarship and to offer flexibility for Guest-Editors.
Those interested in acting as Guest-Editor for a special issue are
asked to submit a 2-page proposal describing the theme of the issue and the
proposed list of contributors. All submissions will be reviewed by the
Editorial Board to assess fit. Each proposal deemed to fall within the scope of
the journal will then be reviewed by external referees. Successful proposals
will further receive input from the Editor for Special Issues.
To request a proposal submission form or to submit a proposal contact the Editor for Special Issues directly: email@example.com. The Subject must read: “JHAP Special Issue Project”.
Peer-Review of Articles
JHAP will insure that submitted proposals as well as the complete
final draft of special issues be peer-reviewed. Guest-Editors will be
responsible for anonymously refereeing individual articles within their special
Guest-Editors will be responsible for delivering their special
issue within the time-frame they will have defined, on a case by case basis, in
consultation with the Editor for Special Issue. Failure to deliver an issue
within the time-frame might result in a cancellation of the project
Support for Guest-Editors
Guest-Editors for special issues will have access to a
user-friendly portal that will allow them to manage their project online. They
will also be stewarded through the project by the Editor for Special Issues. The
position of Editor for Special Issues was created with the objective of
encouraging new project and fostering a better culture around intellectual
collaborations. Those are the principles that will be applied in all aspects of
The Editor for Special Issue is also tasked to recruit
Guest-Editors for new projects. Recruitment is guided by the principles that
are at the core of JHAP’s mandate: to encourage and support historical research that interacts
with the ongoing concerns of analytic philosophy and with the history of other
twentieth century philosophical traditions, and to do so in ways that
challenges received views and promotes innovation.