Journals, Conferences, and Essay Contests

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Phi Sigma Tau, Dialogue

The official journal of Phi Sigma Tau, the international society for philosophy. Dialogue accepts articles from graduate and undergraduate students in all areas of philosophy. It publishes two issues per year. For more information, contact Jim Sauer, the editor, either by email or at the submission address below.

Send submissions to

Jim Sauer, Editor
Department of Philosophy
St. Mary's University
San Antonio, Texas, 78228-8503

The Dualist

The Dualist accepts papers on all topics. Papers written for classes are acceptable.

Submission details
  • Papers should be formatted according to MLA Guidelines.
  • Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with each submission.
Send submissions to

The Dualist
Philosophy Department
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305


Annually printed journal of undergraduate philosophy from Union College that publishes articles, notes, and reviews. To submit an article or ask a question, contact the editors.

Hampshire College Journal of Philosophy

For more information, contact the Hampshire College Journal of Philosophy:

Box 513, Hampshire College
Amherst, MA 01002-5001

The Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium Journal

We encourage students to submit papers they have completed for philosophy classes, but they are also welcome to submit original material. All submissions must be received, however, by November 1.

For more information, contact M.G. Piety.


Hermenaut describes itself as "an irregularly published journal of philosophy and pop-culture," though it seems to focus more on pop-culture than philosophy. The editors recommend that prospective authors start by posting contributions to the online forum, Wicked Pavilion. To go further and propose an article, see the details online. For more information, contact the editors.


Journal of philosophy concentrating in traditional problems in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and the history of philosophy. The LYCEUM publishes professional articles accessible to both professional and undergraduate audiences, as well as a small number of articles by undergraduates per issue.

The Philosopher

This journal is (or was) published by Haverford College.

Premium Cartridge

For more information, contact:

Premium Cartridge, Department of Philosophy, Mail Stop 7555
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA 98926

SDSU Review of Philosophy

Undergraduate philosophy journal from San Diego State University. Send questions to editor Steve Barbone, either by e-mail or at the editorial address below.

Send submissions to

Steve Barbone, Editor
SDSU Review of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-8142


STOA is a new international, undergraduate journal of philosophy published by the Center for Philosophical Education located at Santa Barbara City College. It is intended as a teaching tool for undergraduate philosophy education. The website does not contain submission details. To get them, you have to e-mail Professor Joseph White.

University of Toronto Journal of Bioethics

Undergraduate journal of bioethics from the University of Toronto. It will appear both in print and online. UTJB will consider articles in the philosophy of medicine, medical jurisprudence, health care ethics (professional and organizational), emerging medical technologies (e.g. genetics) and research ethics. UTJB is also extremely interested in topics more philosophical based dealing with more abstract or theoretical areas of bioethics (e.g. suffering, pain, identity, justice, personhood, etc.). It will also consider editorials, letters, reviews, case reports, and book reviews. Information for authors and submission details are on the website.

Yale Philosophy Review

The Yale Philosophy Review is a bi-annual journal that publishes papers and reviews by undergraduate students. Submission guidelines


Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference

This conference covers a large number of disciplines, including philosophy. Recent conferences have had more than 500 presentations by undergraduate students. Submission, registration, and presentation details may be found at the conference website.

Santa Clara Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Annual conference at Santa Clara University featuring six philosophy papers written and presented by undergraduate students. The top three essays receive cash prizes.

The submission deadline is early February. The conference is held in late April. For more information, contact:

Department of Philosophy
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA 95053

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