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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
ISSN19331592, 00318205
Coverage1970, 1988, 2006, 2008-ongoing
Scope Philosophy and Phenomenological Research publishes articles in a wide range of areas including philosophy of mind, epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, and philosophical history of philosophy. No specific methodology or philosophical orientation is required for 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

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)20070.455
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.364
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.548
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.797
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.926
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.171
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.262
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.228
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.184
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.142
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.455
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.548
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.768
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.926
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.074
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.238
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.069
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.862
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.168
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.455
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.364
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.575
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.768
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.862
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.038
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.993
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.006
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.761
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.941
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.859
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
Total Cites20060
Total Cites20075
Total Cites20084
Total Cites200946
Total Cites2010109
Total Cites2011188
Total Cites2012217
Total Cites2013260
Total Cites2014242
Total Cites2015248
Total Cites2016200
Total Cites2017271
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 document20070.455
External Cites per document20080.364
External Cites per document20090.548
External Cites per document20100.754
External Cites per document20110.897
External Cites per document20121.059
External Cites per document20131.195
External Cites per document20141.035
External Cites per document20151.043
External Cites per document20160.815
External Cites per document20171.142
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.455
Cites per document20080.364
Cites per document20090.548
Cites per document20100.768
Cites per document20110.926
Cites per document20121.074
Cites per document20131.238
Cites per document20141.061
Cites per document20151.069
Cites per document20160.862
Cites per document20171.168
% 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 documents20072
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents200920
Non-citable documents201020
Non-citable documents201132
Non-citable documents201223
Non-citable documents201323
Non-citable documents201411
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents201723
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200711
Citable documents200811
Citable documents200984
Citable documents2010142
Citable documents2011203
Citable documents2012202
Citable documents2013210
Citable documents2014228
Citable documents2015232
Citable documents2016232
Citable documents2017232
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 documents200710
Uncited documents200810
Uncited documents200977
Uncited documents2010102
Uncited documents2011143
Uncited documents2012125
Uncited documents2013121
Uncited documents2014138
Uncited documents2015140
Uncited documents2016138
Uncited documents2017151
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20073
Cited documents20083
Cited documents200927
Cited documents201060
Cited documents201192
Cited documents2012100
Cited documents2013112
Cited documents2014101
Cited documents201596
Cited documents201697
Cited documents2017104
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