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An International Journal of Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy

Editor: Douglas W. Portmore, Arizona State University
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    Volume 134, Number 3
    April 2024

  • Ethics cover, Volume 134, Number 3
    Volume 134, Number 3
    April 2024

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A New Book from Chicago
Respect and Loathing in American Democracy
Polarization, Moralization, and the Undermining of Equality
By Jeff Spinner Halev and Elizabeth Theiss Morse
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Frequency: 4 issues/year
ISSN: 0014-1704
E-ISSN: 1539-297X
2022 JCR Impact Factor*: 10.8
Ranked #2 out of 57 “Ethics” journals
2022 CiteScore*: 2.1
Ranked #88 out of 762 “Philosophy” journals

Ethics features scholarly work that covers a range of topics pertaining to moral, political, and legal philosophy from a variety of intellectual perspectives, including social and political theory, law, and economics. Articles in the journal present new theories, apply theory to contemporary moral issues, and focus on historical works that have significant implications for contemporary theory. In addition to major articles, Ethics publishes critical discussions, symposia, review essays, and book reviews.

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*Journal Impact Factor™ 2023 courtesy of the Journal Citation Reports (JCR)™ 2023 from Clarivate. Scopus CiteScore (Elsevier B.V.). Retrieved June 2023, from

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