CFP: Philosophy & the Mind Sciences, 1st Special Topic: Radical Disruptions of Self-Consciousness

Submission deadline: April 30, 2019

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CFP: Philosophy & the Mind Sciences, 1st Special Topic: Radical Disruptions of Self-Consciousness


Submission deadline: April 30, 2019

This 1st Special Topic will be the inaugural issue of Philosophy and the Mind Sciences, a new peer-reviewed open-access journal, without publication fees, dedicated to research at the interface between philosophy of mind, psychology, and cognitive neuroscience.


Submission Guidelines

We invite submissions of high-quality papers, in .docx, .rtf, or .tex format and between 6,000 and 10,000 words in length, excluding abstract and references. Citations must be inserted using a reference management software or BibTeX. The focus of the Special Topic lies on Radical Disruptions of Self-Consciousness (see the Manifesto of the Selfless Minds workshop). Only thematically focused papers directly dealing with the theme of the Special Topic (as outlined in the Manifesto) will be considered for publication. Please prepare your submission for blind review.

Word limit: 6,000 – 10,000 words.

Format: .docx, .rtf, or .tex.

Mandatory: Reference management software or BibTeX for citations.

Link to Manifesto:

Deadline: April 30, 2019.

Invited Submissions

All papers presented at the Selfless Minds workshop in October 2018 ( will be considered for publication in this first Special Topic of Philosophy and the Mind Sciences. This includes contributions by the following persons: Adriana Alcaraz Sánchez, Adrian Alsmith, Aviva Berkovich-Ohana, Monima Chadha, Anna Ciaunica, Christian Coseru, Sascha Fink, Philip Gerrans, Chris Letheby, Jakub Limanowski, Thomas Metzinger, Raphaël Millière, Kathryn Swanson, Link Swanson, Wanja Wiese, and Jennifer Windt.

Editors of the 1st Special Topic of Philosophy and the Mind Sciences

Guest Editors: Thomas Metzinger (Mainz) & Raphaël Millière (Oxford).

Editors-in-Chief: Sascha Benjamin Fink (Magdeburg), Wanja Wiese (Mainz), Jennifer Windt (Monash).


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Questions concerning the journal itself should be sent to

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