Content Policy and Code of Conduct

Phil* sites are platforms for the philosophical community to discuss, connect, and share in an open environment. That’s why we have developed a Content Policy and Code of Conduct that outline what is and is not allowed on the Phil* sites. Our Standards apply around the world to all types of content.

Content Policy

PhilPapers and PhilArchive accepts works of all types (articles, books, dissertations) primarily in philosophy. We do accept works which are not philosophical given they are either: a) cross disciplinary work, or b) work which would be of interest to philosophers. All work submitted should be of professional quality. Typically works are available online, but we also accept references to offline works.

The following type of content is prohibited on all Phil* sites:

Prohibited behavior

In addition to not submitting unwelcome content, the following behaviors are prohibited on Phil* sites


We have a variety of ways of enforcing our rules, including, but not limited to: