Florida Philosophical Review


The first issue of Volume XIV (Winter 2014) is now available. Click here to read the contents.

Reviewers Needed

We need additional reviewers of philosophical papers. Would you like to review papers in your area of specialization? Fill out this simple On-line Submission Form or try the Printable Form.

Calls for Papers

Special Issue: “Philosophy of Humor and Humorous Philosophy”

Submission Deadline: April 15, 2015

Guest Editors: Thomas Brommage, Michael Cundall, Elizabeth Victor

The Lighthearted Philosophers’ Society is collaborating with the Florida Philosophical Review for a special issue on the philosophy of humor. Acceptances will not be limited to Lighthearted Philosophers’ Society members, and interested contributors are encouraged to submit papers on any topic related to philosophy of humor, philosophy of comedy, or witty papers from any area of philosophy. Possible topics include:

  • The authority of the comedian
  • The scope and content of jokes
  • The function of humor/comedy in society
  • What is funny?
  • Can a theory of humor be objective?

Interested authors are encouraged to contact the guest editors (lighthearted.philosophers@gmail.com) to discuss their contribution.

Submission Requirements:

All submissions will be subjected to anonymous review and should be prepared accordingly. Submissions should be 4,000 to 8,000 words in length (including all notes and references). Submissions should be accompanied by a separate file containing an abstract of 200 to 400 words and all relevant author information. All manuscripts must be submitted in electronic format by e-mail to the guest editors at lighthearted.philosophers@gmail.com. Manuscripts should adhere to the Florida Philosophical Review guidelines concerning layout and style, which are available here http://philosophy.cah.ucf.edu/fpr/submissions.php.

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