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Journal of Islamic Philosophy


The Journal of Islamic Philosophy is published annually; submission deadlines are January 15 and June 15. The journal is interested in papers on ancient and modern Islamic philosophical topics. It cannot consider more general works on modern Islamic affairs, rather its sole focus is philosophy. Submitted papers should present a central argument and contain rebuttals to reasonable refutations of the argument. Studies of the classical philosophers of Islam in the context of modern Western philosophy are especially encouraged.


A complete submission includes:

  • an original manuscripts in Word format (.docx, .rtf) not to exceed 15,000 words;
  • complete citations included in the form of embedded footnotes;
  • an abstract (100-150 words) and brief biographical statement.

See the editor's web site for details on formatting and the use of diacritics. The editors reserve the right to make necessary editorial and design changes prior to final publication.

This journal is an English-language publication.

Submission Procedure

Manuscripts must be be submitted online through the journal's online submission system. Please do not send papers to the editor by email.

All manuscripts must be submitted in MS Word format (.docx, rtf). Other file formats including PDF will not be accepted.

Manuscripts accepted for publicationb must be changed as necessary to follow the journal's style guide. See the editor's web site for more information.