Nordic Studies in Pragmatism

The series

Nordic Studies in Pragmatism is a peer reviewed book series published by the Nordic Pragmatism Network. The series publishes studies on the tradition of philosophical pragmatism as well as on closely related topics. It is distributed on-line in an open access format, making the volumes freely available for scholars and students anywhere in the world. Please see the published volumes on this page.

General Editors

  • Mats Bergman (University of Helsinki).
  • Henrik Rydenfelt (University of Oulu)

Editorial Board

  • Douglas Anderson (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
  • Rosa Calcaterra (University of Roma Tre)
  • David Hildebrand (University of Colorado Denver)
  • Erkki Kilpinen (University of Helsinki)
  • Jonathan Knowles (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
  • Cheryl Misak (University of Toronto)
  • Jón Ólafsson (Bifröst University)
  • Sami Pihlström (University of Helsinki)
  • Huw Price (University of Cambridge)
  • Bjørn Ramberg (University of Oslo)
  • Ulf Zackariasson (University of Uppsala)


The editors welcome submissions from all fields of philosophy, humanities and social sciences, which concern historical or contemporary figures of the pragmatist tradition or aim at developing and applying their ideas in different fields of study.

Monographs and collections of articles by an individual or several authors, as well as doctoral dissertations and research reports shorter than usual monographs can be submitted for consideration to the series. Collections of papers already published can also be considered, if the author has withheld copyright or will receive permission for republication.

Submissions suitable for publication in the series are peer-reviewed, and authors can expect to receive a response within two to three months from submission, with accepted volumes published within three to four months after the editors have received a revised manuscript prepared for typesetting.


The volumes published in the series are usually licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license (currently 3.0 Unported). This means everyone is allowed to redistribute and adapt the work for non-commercial purposes. The author will retain the copyright, including the right to republication of the work. For more information, see the license.

Formatting and references

Manuscripts should be formatted for blind review, with no self-identifying references. Submissions are to be made electronically to in Microsoft Word (doc) or Rich Text File (rtf) format.

  • Font: Times New Roman, 12 pt.
  • Paragraph: Line spacing 1,5; no spacing before or after paragraphs
  • Subheadings: Boldface with a blank line before
  • Block quotations: for quotations over three lines long; separated from the text with a blank line before and after the quotation
  • Other: Single spaces after periods
  • Please do not use any other formatting, such as headings and styles.


Both in-text references and list of references should follow the American Psychological Association’s publication manual (see

When available, references should be to authoritative scholarly editions. Standard abbreviations are used for citing the editions of writings by certain classics, notably Charles S. Peirce, William James and John Dewey. For more information, contact the general editors of the series.

Please note that other systems of references, when consistently followed in the manuscript and suitable for the purposes of the publication, can be agreed on with the editors.