|Edited by||John Greco|
University of Illinois Press (United States)
|Am. Philos. Q.|
|ISSN|| 0003-0481 (print)|
The American Philosophical Quarterly (APQ) is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering philosophy. It was established in 1964 by Nicholas Rescher and is published quarterly by University of Illinois Press under license with North American Philosophical Publications.
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