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The Insularity of Anglophone Philosophy: Quantitative Analyses

Schwitzgebel, Eric; Huang, Linus Ta-Lun; Higgins, Andrew; Gonzalez-Cabrera, Ivan


We present evidence that mainstream Anglophone philosophy is insular in the sense that participants in this academic tradition tend mostly to cite or interact with other participants in this academic tradition, while having little academic interaction with philosophers writing in other languages. Among our evidence: In a sample of articles from elite Anglophone philosophy journals, 97% of citations are citations of work originally written in English; 96% of members of editorial boards of elite...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Philosophical Papers
DOI: 10.1080/05568641.2018.1429741


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