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Philosophy & Public Affairs

Philosophy & Public Affairs is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by John Wiley & Sons. It publishes philosophical articles on legal, social, and political issues. The journal was established in 1972 and the editor-in-chief is Alan Patten (Princeton University). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 1.652, ranking it 33rd out of 163 journals in the category "Political Science" and 9th out of 51 journals in the category "Ethics".[1]

Philosophy & Public Affairs  
Philos. Public Aff.
Discipline Philosophy, public policy, administration
Language English
Edited by Alan Patten
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Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0048-3915 (print)
1088-4963 (web)
LCCN 75617421
OCLC no. 40777411
JSTOR 00483915

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

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