Journals and Centers


Journal of Analytic Theology

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The Journal of Analytic Theology, edited by Mike Rea and Oliver Crisp, is an open access, international journal that twice annually publishes articles, book reviews, and book symposia that explore theological and meta-theological topics in a manner that prizes terminological clarity and argumentative rigor. This includes historical studies that seek to elucidate conceptual challenges or explore strategies for addressing them.

The Journal of Philosophical Research

Published by the Philosophy Documentation Center, The Journal of Philosophical Research (JPR) is edited by Michael DePaul, It is an annual peer-reviewed journal uniquely committed to the advance of scholarship in all areas of philosophical inquiry. It publishes articles from any philosophical orientation, in English or French, that make a significant contribution to the field. Email regarding the journal, including submissions, should be sent to

Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic

The Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic provides a forum where researchers working in all areas of logic and the foundations of mathematics can read and publish original and significant work. Chief Editors are Michael Detlefsen and Anand Pillay.

Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews is a free online journal that publishes substantive, high-quality book reviews that are commissioned and vetted by a distinguished national and international Editorial Board. Co-editors in Chief are Gary Gutting and Anastasia Friel Gutting.

Studies in History and Philosophy of Science

Studies in History and Philosophy of Science is devoted to the integrated study of the history, philosophy, and sociology of the sciences, focusing on both the long-established areas of the history of the sciences and the philosophy of the sciences and the topical areas of historiography of the sciences, the sciences in relation to gender, culture, and society, and the sciences in relation to the arts. The Journal is international in scope and content and publishes papers from a wide range of countries and cultural traditions. Editor in chief is Anjan Chakravartty.

Centers and Instutions

Center for Environmental Justice and Children's Health

The Center for Environmental Justice and Children’s Health is a multi-disciplinary center dedicated to teaching, research, and service associated with one type of science- and technology-related ethical problem – those concerned with environmental justice or EJ. EJ violations occur when minorities, poor people, workers, or children bear disproportionately harmful levels or impacts of pollution. Kristin Shrader-Frechette is the director.

Center for the Philosophy of Religion

The Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame was established in the fall of 1976 in order to promote, support and disseminate scholarly work in philosophy of religion and Christian philosophy. Michael Rea serves as the director.

Maritain Center

The Maritain Center ensures that the spirit  of Jacques Maritain remains alive at Notre Dame by archiving materials, facilitating lectures, and sponsoring the Thomistic Institute each summer. 
John O'Callaghan, director.

Medieval Institute

The Medieval Institute coordinates the teaching and research of the largest contingent of medievalists at any Midwestern University. Maureen B. McCann Boulton, acting director.

Philosophic Institute

Notre Dame's Philosophic Institute evolved from the Philosophic Institute for Artificial Intelligence of the 1960's and early 1970s. Ken Sayre, director.

Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values

The Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values is the administrative home for three academic programs: The graduate program in History and Philosophy of Science, the undergraduate minor in Science, Technology, and Values, and the undergraduate dual degree program in Arts and Letters and Engineering. In addition, the Reilly Center supports research activities, conferences, and publications. Anjan Chakravartty, director.

Workshop on Ancient Philosophy

A series of events and lectures, reading groups, and a journal on Plato.
Contact person: Gretchen Reydams-Schils.