Journal overview

Asian Philosophy is an international journal concerned with such philosophical traditions as Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Buddhist and Islamic. The purpose of the journal is to bring these rich and varied traditions to a worldwide academic audience.


It publishes articles in the central philosophical areas of metaphysics, philosophy of mind, epistemology, logic, moral and social philosophy, as well as in applied philosophical areas such as aesthetics and jurisprudence. It also publishes articles comparing Eastern and Western philosophical traditions.

Peer Review Policy:
All research articles published in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by at least two anonymous referees.

"With its hospitality to contributions on Jewish, Islamic and Persian traditions, as well as on South and East Asian thought, Asian Philosophy performs a unique and invaluable role among academic journals. There can be few teachers or students of non-Western philosophy who have not benefited by consulting this admirable journal."
David E. Cooper, Professor of Philosophy, Durham University

"The author-contributors to Asian Philosophy are the leading authorities in their respective areas of expertise. The articles provide the latest creative scholarly insights and research concerning the various contemporary and ancient issues that concern philosophy and the history of ideas in Asia."
James Sellman, Professor of Chinese Philosophy, University of Gaum

"In the sixteen years of its existence the journal Asian Philosophy has earned a well-deserved reputation for the variety and quality of its articles in the many traditions of Asian philosophy. Currently it is without question one of the top journals in this field."
Roy W. Perrett, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA

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