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Philosophy and Phenomenological Research

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
History and Philosophy of Science
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00318205, 19331592
Coverage1970, 1988, 2006, 2008-2020
Scope Philosophy and Phenomenological Research is open to a variety of methodologies and traditions. This tradition of openness continues, as reflected by a statement appearing in every issue: 'PPR publishes articles in a wide range of areas. No specific methodology or philosophical orientation is required in submissions.'


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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.

History and Philosophy of Science2007Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2008Q3
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
History and Philosophy of Science2018Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2019Q1

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.

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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.286
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.617
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.804
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.926
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.182
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.301
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.256
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.214
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.328
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.914
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.760
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.286
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.617
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.768
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.926
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.089
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.276
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.083
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.147
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.944
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.418
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.715
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.658
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.286
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.575
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.768
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.854
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.060
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.040
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.032
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.839
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.052
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.384
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.730
Total 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.

Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20102
Self Cites20116
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20139
Self Cites20146
Self Cites20156
Self Cites201611
Self Cites20176
Self Cites201811
Self Cites201928
Total Cites20060
Total Cites20076
Total Cites20087
Total Cites200958
Total Cites2010109
Total Cites2011188
Total Cites2012220
Total Cites2013268
Total Cites2014247
Total Cites2015266
Total Cites2016219
Total Cites2017329
Total Cites2018391
Total Cites2019383
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.

External Cites per document20060
External Cites per document20070.286
External Cites per document20080.333
External Cites per document20090.617
External Cites per document20100.754
External Cites per document20110.897
External Cites per document20121.074
External Cites per document20131.233
External Cites per document20141.057
External Cites per document20151.121
External Cites per document20160.897
External Cites per document20171.392
External Cites per document20181.667
External Cites per document20191.537
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.286
Cites per document20080.333
Cites per document20090.617
Cites per document20100.768
Cites per document20110.926
Cites per document20121.089
Cites per document20131.276
Cites per document20141.083
Cites per document20151.147
Cites per document20160.944
Cites per document20171.418
Cites per document20181.715
Cites per document20191.658
% 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
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.

Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20075
Non-citable documents20085
Non-citable documents200923
Non-citable documents201020
Non-citable documents201132
Non-citable documents201223
Non-citable documents201323
Non-citable documents201411
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents201813
Non-citable documents201929
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200721
Citable documents200821
Citable documents200994
Citable documents2010142
Citable documents2011203
Citable documents2012202
Citable documents2013210
Citable documents2014228
Citable documents2015232
Citable documents2016232
Citable documents2017232
Citable documents2018228
Citable documents2019231
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.

Uncited documents20060
Uncited documents200722
Uncited documents200821
Uncited documents200984
Uncited documents2010102
Uncited documents2011142
Uncited documents2012123
Uncited documents2013120
Uncited documents2014136
Uncited documents2015137
Uncited documents2016134
Uncited documents2017125
Uncited documents2018107
Uncited documents2019128
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20074
Cited documents20085
Cited documents200933
Cited documents201060
Cited documents201193
Cited documents2012102
Cited documents2013113
Cited documents2014103
Cited documents201599
Cited documents2016101
Cited documents2017115
Cited documents2018134
Cited documents2019132
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