Philosophy and Religion

2020 was a year unlike any other, and we’ve brought together a selection of top content reflecting the year in Philosophy and Religion. Have a browse below, or head over to the individual imprint pages for more. If you’re interested in writing for us, don’t hesitate to get in touch with an editor today.


A selection of 2020's highlighted research

Insights from the Editorial Team

Brendan George, Publisher, Palgrave Macmillan & Christopher Coughlin, Senior Editor, Springer

Brendan George
Christopher Coughlin

2020 may be a year to forget but the Springer Nature 2020 Philosophy and Religion list is one to remember! Here are some of our highlights:

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We hope you enjoy this taster from our banquet of religion and philosophy books published during 2020.

Cristina dos Santos, Senior Editor, Religion, Analytic & Continental Philosophy, Philosophical Logic & Applied Ethics, Springer Journals

Cristina dos Santos

No doubt we will always remember 2020. We have worked from home since March. Although this came with challenges, we mostly counted our blessings of being able to do so and staying safe. We also saw that the pandemic brought philosophy on the forefront in society. And while questions about medical ethics and the use of scientific modelling could be expected, we were pleasantly surprised to see a renewed interest in Stoicism. The pandemic underlined how hard academia works. We received more submissions and will publish more articles this year, this is truly amazing. Your hard work motivates us to give our very best. We will continue to strive for a friendly and quick response to any query or idea.

In such an exceptional year as this it is difficult to choose highlights. In addition to the selected articles, we would like to share these publications that caught our attention: