CALL FOR PAPERS

The Journal of Islamic Philosophy is now accepting submissions for upcoming issues. The journal is interested in papers on both ancient and modern Islamic philosophical topics. The emphasis is upon creating a link between traditional Islamic philosophy and contemporary philosophy. The following guide provides the scope of specialized figures and topics.

Topics and issues: Important Muslim philosophers / thinkers:
Aesthetics

Ancient Philosophy

Muctazala

Asharism and Maturidism

Bioethics

Eastern Philosophy

Epistemology

Ethics

Existentialism

Illuminationist

Kalām

Logic

Medieval Philosophy

Metaphysics

Objectivism

Phenomenology

Philosophy of Education

Philosophy of Language

Philosophy of Mind

Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy of Science

Postmodernism

Sufism and Philosophy

Women and Philosophy

Al-Kindī

Abu Bakr al-Rāzī

Ibn Masarra

Al-Fārābī

Abd al-Jabar

Ibn Sīnā

Ibn Hazm

Al-Juwayni

Al-Ghazālī

Ibn Bajjah

Ibn Tufayl

Al-Suhrawardī

Ibn Rushd

Fakhr al-dīn al-Rāzī

Ibn al-cArabi

Ibn Khaldūn

Mullā Ṣadrā

Shah Wali Allah

Al-Afghani

Rashid Rida

Muhammad Iqbal

Muḥammad Abduh

Other influential philosophers / thinkers, as they relate to,

or in comparison with Islamic philosophy:

Socrates

Plato

Aristotle

Thomas Aquinas

Frances Bacon

Rene Descartes

Baruch Spinoza

Thomas Hobbes

John Locke

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

George Berkeley

David Hume

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Immanuel Kant

Søren Kierkegaard

John Stuart Mill

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

William James

Alfred North Whitehead

Martin Heidegger

Jean-Paul Sartre

Karl Popper

 

Guidelines:

  • Please include a 200- to 300-word abstract, as online philosophy search databases contain only abstracts and not the complete work. Click here for more information on writing a good abstract.
  • List of key terms in the article. (optional)
  • Submissions are welcome from anyone working in the field: professors, scholars, students. Submissions may be of any reasonable length (under forty pages), and must meet professional and academic standards, suitable for publication.
  • See Guidelines on Writing a Philosophy Paper: Link1link2 (pdf)link3:
  • Please include COMPLETE citations in embedded footnotes; bibliographies are not included, so footnotes must be complete. English is strongly preferred.
  • The journal follows the Chicago Manual of Style (15th ed. or later) for citations and general style guidelines.
  • Articles should be submitted in Gentium font with transliterations as necessary. The Gentium font is an open-source font and works on both PCs and Macs. Font may be downloaded from: http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&id=Gentium_download
  • The Journal of Islamic Philosophy reserves the right to make necessary editorial and design changes for publication.
  • Include with your email your name, university or organizational affiliation, mailing address, telephone/fax number, and a working e-mail address. In case of changes to any of this information during the editorial process please inform us immediately. As most of the contact will be through e-mail be sure that we always have your latest email.
  • All submissions must be uploaded as a digital file format via the submission form below
  • Submissions should be sent in Microsoft Word format.
  • If there are any questions regarding format and style, please email the editor: islamphil@gmail.com

Article Submission Form: Use the form below to submit your article for consideration.

Click Here to submit your article for review