The Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law

About the Journal

The Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law is an interdisciplinary forum dedicated to examining issues at the intersection of applied philosophy, science, and the law. 

The Journal seeks to stimulate research and publish articles in areas including: 

  • Philosophical issues associated with science policy and the growth of technology.
  • Philosophy, the legal system, and scientific evidence.
  • The influence of legal and ethical guidelines on scientific research.
  • Educational issues relating to how legal and ethical guidelines are taught within scientific fields.
  • The responsible conduct of research and research integrity.

Accepted articles will be available online following the Journal's peer review process.

The Journal is indexed in PubMed. Click here for the National Library of Medicine catalog listing.

Jason Borenstein, Ph.D.
School of Public Policy and Office of Graduate Studies
Georgia Institute of Technology

Senior Associate Editor

Yvette Pearson, Ph.D.
Department of Philosophy
Old Dominion University

Assistant Editor
Levi Wood, Ph.D.
Department of Pathology
Massachusetts General Hospital

Editorial Board
Erica Beecher-Monas, J.D.
Wayne State University Law School

Jorge L. Contreras, J.D.
College of Law
University of Utah

Mark S. Frankel, Ph.D. (retired)
Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

David L. Goodstein, Ph.D.
Office of the Vice Provost / Department of Physics and Applied Physics
California Institute of Technology

Don Howard, Ph.D.
Department of Philosophy
University of Notre Dame

Deborah G. Johnson, Ph.D.
Department of Technology, Culture, and Communication
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Virginia

Debra Parrish, J.D.

Parrish Law Offices

Aurora Plomer, Ph.D.
School of Law
University of Sheffield (UK)

Melanie Roberts, Ph.D.
Emerging Leaders in Science & Society (ELISS)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Mark Yarborough, Ph.D.
Bioethics Program
University of California Davis Medical School

Executive Editor
Kenneth W. Goodman, Ph.D.
Ethics Programs
University of Miami

Submission Info

For information on submitting a manuscript, click here.