Peer Review — An Insult to the Reader and to Society: Milton's View

Willamette University Faculty Research Website (2017)
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Pre-publication certification through peer review stands in need of philosophical examination. In this paper, philosopher-psychologist Steven James Bartlett recalls the arguments marshalled four hundred years ago by English poet John Milton against restraint of publication by the "gatekeepers of publication," AKA today's peer reviewers.

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Steven James Bartlett
Willamette University


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