Journal of Social Ontology (JSO)


The Journal of Social Ontology (JSO) is an interdisciplinary open-access journal on social ontology. It features scholarly work pertaining to the basic structures of the social world from a variety of disciplinary perspectives including moral, social and political philosophy, anthropology, cognitive science, economics, history, law, political science, and psychology. Topics that JSO covers range from small-scale everyday interactions to encompassing societal institutions, from expert teams to hierarchical organizations, and from unintended consequences to institutional design. The journal provides a forum for exchanges between scholars of diverse disciplinary and methodological backgrounds. In addition to major articles, JSO publishes review essays, discussion articles, and book reviews.

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Manuscripts can be submitted here (link).

Editor in Chief
Hans Bernhard Schmid – University of Vienna

Editorial Manager
Gerhard Thonhauser - Freie Universität Berlin (Website)


Frank Hindriks – University of Groningen (Website)

Heikki Ikäheimo – University of New South Wales (Website)

Arto Laitinen – University of Tampere (Website)

Mari Mikkola – Humboldt-University Berlin (Website)

Alessandro Salice – University College Cork (Website)

David Schweikard – Europa-Universität Flensburg (Website)