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Journal of the Philosophy of Sport

Why publish with ​Journal of the Philosophy of Sport (JPS)​?

  • Increase your readership
    ​JPS is the official journal of the official journal of the The International Association for the Philosophy of Sport [IAPS].  Contribute to and inspire conversation to readers in the IAPS and beyond.
  • Increase your discoverability
    ​We are indexed by Thomson Reuters with a 2016 Impact factor of 0.926.* This is a reflection of the strenght of our peer review system and the strong community of authors and society members, authors, and readers that keep our journal engaging and relevant.
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Aims & Scope

Journal of the Philosophy of Sport is the Thomson Reuters listed journal of the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport. The JPS provides a forum for discussion of philosophical issues - metaphysical, ethical, epistemological, aesthetic, or otherwise - arising in sport, games, play, dance, embodiment, and other motor-related activities. Published for over 40 years, the JPS is the leading journal within the discipline of philosophy of sport.

We are particularly interested in engageing the community with research in nature sport.

Editorial Information

  • Editor-in-Chief: Paul Gaffney, St. John's University, USA
  • Click here to learn more about our editorial board

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