About us

Disputatio is an international journal of philosophy in the analytic tradition. It is currently owned by the Philosophy Centre of the University of Lisbon and managed by the LanCog research group. The journal is a non-profit publishing venture. Since 2013, it has been published exclusively online, as a fully open access journal.

Disputatio was founded in 1996 by João Branquinho and published by the Portuguese Philosophical Society until 2002. Former editors include M. S. Lourenço, Fernando Ferreira and João Branquinho, Teresa Marques and Célia Teixeira. Since 2017, the journal has been jointly edited by Ricardo Santos and Elia Zardini.

Disputatio aims at publishing high-quality articles on any aspects of analytical philosophy (broadly construed), written in either English or Portuguese.

Disputatio is the leading philosophy journal in the Portuguese-speaking world. It has been classified in category Q2 of the SCImago Journal Rank for the third consecutive year and in category A2 of Qualis. It was also classified in category INT2 (previously B) of the 2011 ERIH ranking of the European Science Foundation and in category B in the 2010 Australian Association of Philosophy and the Australian Research Council ranking.

Disputatio practices triple-blind refereeing. On average, the reviewing process takes around four months. Please go here for submission guidelines.

Editors

Disputatio consists of the editors, the editorial board and the advisory board.
The editorial board undertakes the responsibility of refereeing submissions. The advisory board gives advice on matters concerning the general policy of the journal. The editors are responsible for final decisions on submissions.

  • Editors

  • Ricardo Santos (University of Lisbon)
  • Elia Zardini (University of Lisbon)
  • Editorial Assistant

  • José Manuel Mestre (University of Lisbon)

Editorial and advisory boards

Disputatio consists of the editors, the editorial board and the advisory board.
The editorial board undertakes the responsibility of refereeing submissions. The advisory board gives advice on matters concerning the general policy of the journal. The editors are responsible for final decisions on submissions.

  • Editorial Board

  • Helen Beebee (University of Manchester)
  • João Branquinho (University of Lisbon)
  • Pablo Cobreros (Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona)
  • Annalisa Coliva (University of Modena)
  • Josep Corbí (University of Valencia)
  • Esa Díaz-León (University of Barcelona & University of Manitoba)
  • Paul Egré (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris)
  • Fernando Ferreira (University of Lisbon)
  • Roman Frigg (London School of Economics)
  • Pedro Galvão (University of Lisbon)
  • Manuel García-Carpintero (University of Barcelona & University of Lisbon)
  • Kathrin Glüer-Pagin (University of Stockholm)
  • Adriana Silva Graça (University of Lisbon)
  • Sally Haslanger (MIT)
  • Guido Imaguire (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
  • António Lopes (University of Lisbon)
  • Ofra Magidor (University of Oxford)
  • Teresa Marques (University of Barcelona)
  • José Martínez (University of Barcelona)
  • Manuel Pérez-Otero (University of Barcelona)
  • Josep Prades (University of Girona)
  • Duncan Pritchard (University of Edinburgh)
  • Wlodek Rabinowicz (University of Lund)
  • Sonia Roca (University of Stirling)
  • Sven Rosenkranz (University of Barcelona & ICREA)
  • Marco Ruffino (UNICAMP)
  • Pablo Rychter (University of Valencia)
  • Pedro Santos (University of Algarve)
  • Jennifer Saul (University of Sheffield)
  • Célia Teixeira (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
  • David Yates (University of Lisbon)
  • Advisory Board

  • Michael Devitt (City University of New York)
  • Daniel Dennett (Tufts University)
  • Kit Fine (New York University)
  • Manuel García-Carpintero (University of Barcelona)
  • Paul Horwich (New York University)
  • Christopher Peacocke (University of Columbia)
  • Pieter Seuren (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
  • Charles Travis (King’s College London)
  • Timothy Williamson (University of Oxford)
Disputatio collaborates with the Portuguese Society for Analytic Philosophy (SPFA), sponsoring the Disputatio Lecture at the National Meeting in Analytic Philosophy (ENFA). The Disputatio Lecturer of 2012, at ENFA5 in Braga, was Jennifer Saul (University of Sheffield). The Disputatio Lecturer of 2015 at ENFA6 at Ponta Delgada, S. Miguel/Azores, is Jason Stanley (University of Yale).

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