Ephemeris, the Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy

Ephemeris, the Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy is an undergraduate journal of philosophy dedicated to harvesting exceptional undergraduate writing grounded in the distinct value and interest of the philosophical endeavor. Since its founding in 2001, Ephemeris, the Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy has published contributions from students from across the nation and the world; a recent issue included work from students in Holland, the UK and Canada. Our journal is run by students, who evaluate the contributions and select the best for publication. Contributions are solicited in all areas of philosophy, including metaphysics, ethics, political theory, epistemology, feminist philosophy, philosophy of race, eastern philosophy, philosophy of mind, and more.

Papers should be no longer than 6000 words; average length is about 5000 words.

Submissions for 2023 issue of Ephemeris due January 6th

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Current Issue: Volume 22, Number 1 (2022) Ephemeris, the Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy



The Moral of the Story in Kant's Philosophy of Religion
Jacob Farris, Pennsylvania State University


Punishment for the Failed Criminal
Evan Lopes, Hofstra University


The Falsity of Ideology
Santiago Faviere Prado, University of Toulouse

The Team

Professor Andrea Pedeferri
Gregory Andrea
Anhad Gande
Justin Regis
Charles McVicker
David Nagle
Faculty Co-advisor
Professor Felmon Davis

Due Date for Ephemeris 2023

January 6, 2023