Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy

Overall acceptance rate
20.96%
Average response time
1.8 months
Average publicaton time
1.6 months
Average number of reviewers
1.9
Comment quality
Submissions with comments
50.90%
Overall experience with editors
Initial Verdicts
167
Acceptances
11 (6.59%)
Rejections
126 (75.45%)
Revise and resubmits
25 (14.97%)
Conditional acceptances
5 (2.99%)
Withdraws
0 (0.00%)
Revised/conditional verdicts
28
Acceptances
24 (85.71%)
Rejections
4 (14.29%)
Withdraws
0 (0.00%)
Submitted Verdict Professional status Response time Comment quality Experience with editors
Jun 2, 2024
Rejection
Non-tenure track faculty
1 month
-
Submitted
Jun 2, 2024
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Non-tenure track faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
1 month
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
1
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
Desk reject with no explanation.
May 23, 2024
Rejection
Tenured faculty
2 months
-
Submitted
May 23, 2024
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenured faculty
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
2 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
Desk reject.
Apr 26, 2024
Rejection
Tenured faculty
1 month
-
-
Submitted
Apr 26, 2024
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenured faculty
Gender
Female
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
1 month
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
-
Comments from submitter
-
Apr 23, 2024
Rejection
Tenured faculty
5 months
Submitted
Apr 23, 2024
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenured faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
Asian
Response time
5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Apr 17, 2024
Rejection
Non-tenure track faculty
6 months
Submitted
Apr 17, 2024
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Non-tenure track faculty
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
6 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
3
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Apr 10, 2024
Rejection
Graduate student
3.8 months
Submitted
Apr 10, 2024
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
3.8 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Mar 26, 2024
Rejection
Non-tenure track faculty
2 months
-
Submitted
Mar 26, 2024
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Non-tenure track faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
2 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Feb 1, 2024
Rejection
Independent scholar
0.5 months
-
Submitted
Feb 1, 2024
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Independent scholar
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
0.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Dec 12, 2023
Rejection
Graduate student
1 month
-
-
Submitted
Dec 12, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
1 month
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
-
Comments from submitter
-
Nov 30, 2023
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Graduate student
3.5 months
Submitted
Nov 30, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
3.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Oct 5, 2023
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Other
1.5 months
Submitted
Oct 5, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Professional status
Other
Gender
Prefer not to answer
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
1.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Oct 4, 2023
Rejection
Non-tenure track faculty
0.2 months
-
-
Submitted
Oct 4, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Non-tenure track faculty
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
0.2 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
-
Comments from submitter
-
Sep 26, 2023
Rejection
Non-tenure track faculty
0.7 months
-
-
Submitted
Sep 26, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Non-tenure track faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
Middle Eastern/North African
Response time
0.7 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
-
Comments from submitter
-
Aug 6, 2023
Rejection
Tenure track faculty
0.2 months
-
Submitted
Aug 6, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenure track faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
0.2 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Jul 4, 2023
Rejection
Graduate student
0.3 months
-
Submitted
Jul 4, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
0.3 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Jul 2, 2023
Rejection
Graduate student
2 months
Submitted
Jul 2, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
2 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Jun 13, 2023
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Graduate student
3 months
Submitted
Jun 13, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
3 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
Mar 26, 2023
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Tenure track faculty
4.5 months
Submitted
Mar 26, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Professional status
Tenure track faculty
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
4.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Feb 21, 2023
Rejection
Graduate student
3 months
-
-
Submitted
Feb 21, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Female
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
3 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
-
Comments from submitter
Jan 30, 2023
Conditional acceptance  Acceptance
Graduate student
5 months
Submitted
Jan 30, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Conditional acceptance  Acceptance
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Jan 25, 2023
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Tenured faculty
4.5 months
Submitted
Jan 25, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Professional status
Tenured faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
Pacific Islander
White
Response time
4.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
Jan 16, 2023
Rejection
Graduate student
5.3 months
Submitted
Jan 16, 2023
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
5.3 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Dec 8, 2022
Rejection
Non-tenure track faculty
1.5 months
Submitted
Dec 8, 2022
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Non-tenure track faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
Asian
Response time
1.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Dec 6, 2022
Rejection
Graduate student
1.5 months
Submitted
Dec 6, 2022
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
1.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
1
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Sep 25, 2022
Rejection
Graduate student
1 month
Submitted
Sep 25, 2022
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
1 month
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Aug 21, 2022
Rejection
Tenure track faculty
1 month
-
Submitted
Aug 21, 2022
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenure track faculty
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
1 month
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Aug 4, 2022
Rejection
Tenure track faculty
0.5 months
-
Submitted
Aug 4, 2022
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenure track faculty
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
0.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
Jul 5, 2022
Rejection
Tenure track faculty
12 months
Submitted
Jul 5, 2022
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenure track faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
Hispanic/Latina/Latino
Response time
12 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
1
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Apr 27, 2022
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Graduate student
3 months
Submitted
Apr 27, 2022
Submitted by
Verdict
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
Hispanic/Latina/Latino
Response time
3 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Mar 26, 2022
Rejection
Graduate student
1.5 months
-
Submitted
Mar 26, 2022
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
Other race/ethnicity
Response time
1.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
Feb 13, 2022
Rejection
Tenure track faculty
0.3 months
-
-
Submitted
Feb 13, 2022
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenure track faculty
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
0.3 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
-
Comments from submitter
Jan 26, 2022
Rejection
Tenure track faculty
0.5 months
-
Submitted
Jan 26, 2022
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenure track faculty
Gender
Female
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
0.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
1
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Jan 10, 2022
Rejection
Tenured faculty
0.3 months
-
-
Submitted
Jan 10, 2022
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenured faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
0.3 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
-
Comments from submitter
-
Jan 9, 2022
Rejection
Non-tenure track faculty
2 months
Submitted
Jan 9, 2022
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Non-tenure track faculty
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
2 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
1
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
May 6, 2021
Rejection
Graduate student
1 month
-
Submitted
May 6, 2021
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
Middle Eastern/North African
Response time
1 month
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
Apr 29, 2021
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Tenured faculty
5.5 months
Submitted
Apr 29, 2021
Submitted by
Verdict
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Professional status
Tenured faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
5.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
Mar 9, 2021
Rejection
Non-tenure track faculty
6.5 months
-
Submitted
Mar 9, 2021
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Non-tenure track faculty
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
6.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Feb 25, 2021
Rejection
Non-tenure track faculty
5 months
-
Submitted
Feb 25, 2021
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Non-tenure track faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
Asian
Response time
5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Feb 23, 2021
Rejection
Graduate student
8.9 months
Submitted
Feb 23, 2021
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Prefer not to answer
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
8.9 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Feb 22, 2021
Rejection
Graduate student
7.5 months
Submitted
Feb 22, 2021
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
7.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Dec 18, 2020
Rejection
Graduate student
0.5 months
-
Submitted
Dec 18, 2020
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
0.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Dec 10, 2020
Rejection
Tenure track faculty
1 month
-
Submitted
Dec 10, 2020
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenure track faculty
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
1 month
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Oct 13, 2020
Acceptance
Graduate student
3.5 months
Submitted
Oct 13, 2020
Submitted by
Verdict
Acceptance
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
3.5 months
Publication time
2 months
Date of acceptance
Nov 16, 2019
Number of reviewers
3
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
May 30, 2020
Rejection
Graduate student
1.5 months
-
-
Submitted
May 30, 2020
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
Asian
Response time
1.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
-
Comments from submitter
-
Apr 30, 2020
Rejection
Graduate student
1.5 months
-
Submitted
Apr 30, 2020
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
-
Race/ethnicity
-
Response time
1.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
-
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Mar 16, 2020
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Non-tenure track faculty
3 months
Submitted
Mar 16, 2020
Submitted by
Verdict
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Professional status
Non-tenure track faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
3 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Oct 18, 2019
Acceptance
Tenure track faculty
3 months
Submitted
Oct 18, 2019
Submitted by
Verdict
Acceptance
Professional status
Tenure track faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
3 months
Publication time
5 months
Date of acceptance
May 16, 2019
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Oct 10, 2019
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Graduate student
4 months
Submitted
Oct 10, 2019
Submitted by
Verdict
Revise and resubmit  Acceptance
Professional status
Graduate student
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
4 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
2
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
-
Jul 28, 2019
Rejection
Tenure track faculty
0.5 months
Submitted
Jul 28, 2019
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenure track faculty
Gender
Male
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
0.5 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
Quick desk rejection by an editor, who provided some brief but helpful comments.
May 1, 2019
Rejection
Tenure track faculty
0.7 months
Submitted
May 1, 2019
Submitted by
Verdict
Rejection
Professional status
Tenure track faculty
Gender
Female
Race/ethnicity
White
Response time
0.7 months
Publication time
-
Date of acceptance
-
Number of reviewers
-
Comment quality
Experience with editors
Comments from submitter
Desk-rejected but had rather substantial—and helpful—comments from one of the editors.