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Philosophy of Science

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
History
History and Philosophy of Science
Philosophy
PublisherUniversity of Chicago Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00318248
Coverage1949, 1980, 1996-ongoing
Scope Since its inception in 1934, Philosophy of Science, along with its sponsoring society, The Philosophy of Science Association, has been dedicated to the furthering of studies and free discussion from diverse standpoints in the philosophy of science. The journal contains essays, discussion articles, and book reviews.
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Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
History1999Q1
History2000Q1
History2001Q1
History2002Q1
History2003Q1
History2004Q1
History2005Q1
History2006Q1
History2007Q1
History2008Q1
History2009Q1
History2010Q1
History2011Q1
History2012Q1
History2013Q1
History2014Q1
History2015Q1
History2016Q1
History2017Q1
History and Philosophy of Science1999Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2000Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2001Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2002Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2003Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2004Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2005Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2006Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2007Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2008Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2009Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2010Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2011Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2012Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2013Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2014Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2015Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2016Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2017Q1
Philosophy1999Q1
Philosophy2000Q1
Philosophy2001Q1
Philosophy2002Q1
Philosophy2003Q1
Philosophy2004Q1
Philosophy2005Q1
Philosophy2006Q1
Philosophy2007Q1
Philosophy2008Q1
Philosophy2009Q1
Philosophy2010Q1
Philosophy2011Q1
Philosophy2012Q1
Philosophy2013Q1
Philosophy2014Q1
Philosophy2015Q1
Philosophy2016Q1
Philosophy2017Q1
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
19990.449
20000.402
20010.413
20020.696
20030.461
20040.613
20050.525
20060.470
20070.542
20080.419
20090.599
20100.887
20110.836
20120.731
20131.145
20140.985
20151.238
20161.111
20170.929
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19990.543
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.463
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.642
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.510
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.750
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.832
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.928
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.694
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.669
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.758
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.933
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.054
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.247
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.141
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.356
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.095
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.338
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.309
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.208
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.543
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.517
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.536
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.491
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.746
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.728
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.851
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.596
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.566
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.627
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.745
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.015
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.130
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.981
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.234
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.982
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.212
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.022
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.430
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.442
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.447
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.469
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.735
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.567
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.680
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.459
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.351
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.547
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.695
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.689
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.886
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.881
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.925
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.979
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.145
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.006
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.973
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites199932
Self Cites200027
Self Cites200129
Self Cites200214
Self Cites200331
Self Cites200427
Self Cites200542
Self Cites200622
Self Cites200724
Self Cites200815
Self Cites200913
Self Cites201037
Self Cites201129
Self Cites201226
Self Cites201333
Self Cites201436
Self Cites201533
Self Cites201638
Self Cites201721
Total Cites1999102
Total Cites200092
Total Cites200198
Total Cites2002107
Total Cites2003132
Total Cites2004142
Total Cites2005177
Total Cites2006159
Total Cites2007133
Total Cites2008136
Total Cites2009146
Total Cites2010198
Total Cites2011226
Total Cites2012211
Total Cites2013264
Total Cites2014223
Total Cites2015311
Total Cites2016292
Total Cites2017236
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19990.372
External Cites per document20000.365
External Cites per document20010.377
External Cites per document20020.427
External Cites per document20030.571
External Cites per document20040.590
External Cites per document20050.649
External Cites per document20060.513
External Cites per document20070.464
External Cites per document20080.558
External Cites per document20090.679
External Cites per document20100.826
External Cites per document20110.985
External Cites per document20120.860
External Cites per document20131.079
External Cites per document20140.824
External Cites per document20151.219
External Cites per document20161.054
External Cites per document20170.931
Cites per document19990.543
Cites per document20000.517
Cites per document20010.536
Cites per document20020.491
Cites per document20030.746
Cites per document20040.728
Cites per document20050.851
Cites per document20060.596
Cites per document20070.566
Cites per document20080.627
Cites per document20090.745
Cites per document20101.015
Cites per document20111.130
Cites per document20120.981
Cites per document20131.234
Cites per document20140.982
Cites per document20151.364
Cites per document20161.212
Cites per document20171.022
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
19992.82
20000.00
200160.29
200210.00
20035.15
20041.22
20055.43
20067.58
20073.13
20081.45
20096.15
20100.00
20112.35
20120.00
20134.82
20145.81
20159.88
20168.11
201712.99
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20051
Non-citable documents20064
Non-citable documents20075
Non-citable documents20085
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents201311
Non-citable documents201411
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents20169
Non-citable documents201710
Citable documents1999188
Citable documents2000178
Citable documents2001183
Citable documents2002218
Citable documents2003177
Citable documents2004195
Citable documents2005208
Citable documents2006267
Citable documents2007235
Citable documents2008217
Citable documents2009196
Citable documents2010195
Citable documents2011200
Citable documents2012215
Citable documents2013214
Citable documents2014227
Citable documents2015228
Citable documents2016241
Citable documents2017231
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents1999116
Uncited documents2000114
Uncited documents2001120
Uncited documents2002155
Uncited documents2003103
Uncited documents2004113
Uncited documents2005106
Uncited documents2006180
Uncited documents2007172
Uncited documents2008133
Uncited documents2009115
Uncited documents2010107
Uncited documents201189
Uncited documents2012118
Uncited documents2013115
Uncited documents2014132
Uncited documents2015126
Uncited documents2016129
Uncited documents2017132
Cited documents199972
Cited documents200064
Cited documents200163
Cited documents200263
Cited documents200374
Cited documents200482
Cited documents2005103
Cited documents200691
Cited documents200768
Cited documents200889
Cited documents200984
Cited documents201091
Cited documents2011115
Cited documents2012102
Cited documents2013110
Cited documents2014106
Cited documents2015113
Cited documents2016121
Cited documents2017109
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