Call for Papers

The IJPP has a standing call for papers on any subject related to philosophical practice. We are especially interested in papers on the following topics:

  • The nature of philosophical counseling
  • The relationship between psychological and philosophical counseling
  • The certification and licensure of philosophical practitioners
  • Training and curriculum issues in philosophical practice
  • The role of logic and critical thinking in philosophical practice
  • Ethical issues in philosophical practice
  • Ethics consultation in medicine, law, business, the environment, and related fields
  • The role of philosophers on institutional ethics committees
  • Philosophers as political consultants and policy analysts
  • The value of an undergraduate major in philosophy
  • Philosophers as administrators
  • Philosophers as software developers and information technologists

Additional Information
IJPP is also seeking reviews of books relevant to philosophical practice, local, national, and international news coverage of philosophers in private practice, conference information, and any other information relevant to philosophy as a private practice profession.

The NPCA meets in conjunction with all three division meetings of the American Philosophical Association (APA). Papers are welcome on any topic concerning philosophical counseling and philosophy as a private practice profession. In addition, contributors may also submit proposals for workshops, and other venues appropriate to academic discussion of philosophy, counseling, and psychotherapy.