Frustrated by the antagonistic, discouraging, and private nature of academic publishing-especially in philosophy-a group of scholars came together in 2013 to imagine a more open, encouraging, transformative peer review process that would not just involve academics, but also the broader public. Through the tremendous collaboration among scholars, community leaders, grant funders, and partner organizations, this vision has become what the Public Philosophy Journal is today. 

Join Christopher Long and Mark Fischer as they narrate their early vision:

Highlights over the years: