Metaphilosophy 48 (3):245-257 (2017)

Caroline Schaffalitzky
University of Southern Denmark
Despite general agreement within philosophy that peer review is indispensable, its fairness and reliability is often questioned. This article suggests that such worries can to a large extent be met by adopting the practice that reviews as well as earlier versions of papers are made publicly available when the final version of a paper is published. This suggestion combines the advantages of transparency with the merits of anonymity of reviewers. While there are obstacles to this suggestion, the article argues that it would be worthwhile to implement it because it can help map patterns of conduct and secure confidence in the fairness and reliability of review procedures and journal editing within philosophy.
Keywords journal editing  patterns in publishing  reliability  anonymous peer review  fairness
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DOI 10.1111/meta.12240
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