Licensing Policy

The Journal of Philosophical Criticism (JPC) is dedicated to the open exchange of ideas within the field of philosophy. To support this mission, the JPC adheres to a license that balances the accessibility of scholarship with the rights and recognition of authors. This policy outlines the terms under which readers and authors can interact with the JPC's published content.

2. Open Access Policy

The JPC adheres to the principle of open access, meaning that all published articles are freely available online to everyone, anywhere, without any financial barriers. This fosters the widest possible dissemination of research and promotes scholarly engagement across geographical and socioeconomic boundaries.

3. License

The JPC utilizes the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) license. This license permits users to:

  • Share and copy the published article.
  • Make a print copy of the article.
  • Use the article in presentations, lectures, or educational materials.

However, under this license, users are not allowed to:

  • Sell or commercially exploit the article.
  • Create derivative works based on the article.

4. Author Rights and Responsibilities

Authors retain copyright of their published articles. This means that they can use their published work in other contexts, such as in books or in online repositories, unless otherwise stated in their publishing agreement with the JPC.

Authors are responsible for the originality and accuracy of their work. They must also disclose any potential conflicts of interest.

5. Archiving and Preservation

The JPC is committed to long-term archiving and preservation of published articles. The journal utilizes dedicated digital repositories to ensure continuous access to its content.

6. Copyright Infringement

The JPC respects the intellectual property rights of others. Authors are responsible for ensuring that their work does not infringe on any copyright or other intellectual property rights. The JPC reserves the right to take down any content that is found to be in violation of copyright law.