Denison University's Episteme


Denison University’s Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy announces the scheduled publication of Volume XXXIII, May 2022


Episteme is a student-run journal that aims to recognize and encourage excellence in undergraduate philosophy by providing examples of some of the best work currently being done in undergraduate philosophy programs. Episteme is published under the auspices of Denison University’s Department of Philosophy. Beginning in 2011, the journal is being published at too, using a Creative Commons license.

Episteme will consider papers written by undergraduate students in any area of philosophy. Papers are evaluated according to the following criteria: quality of research, depth of philosophic inquiry, creativity, original insight and clarity. Submissions to be considered for the thirty third volume (May 2022) should adhere to the following stipulations:

  1. Be a maximum of 5,000 words, a minimum of 2,000 words.

  2. Combine research and original insight.

  3. Include a cover sheet that provides the following information: author’s name,

    mailing address (current and permanent), email address, telephone number, college

    or university name, title of submission and word count.

  4. Include a works cited page in the Chicago Manual of Style format. Please use

    endnotes rather than footnotes.

  5. To allow for a blind review process, the author’s name should not appear on the

    submission itself.

  6. Submissions should be sent electronically, formatted for Microsoft Word.

  7. More than one article per author will not be accepted for review.

  8. Please be courteous; submit each paper to only one journal.

Rolling submissions accepted. Submissions to be considered for May 2022 publication must be received by midnight, Friday, December 17th, 2021.

Please send papers and cover sheets to Questions should be submitted to the Editors (

Download the Official Call for Papers here.