Journal of the History of Ideas

The Journal of the History of Ideas is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering intellectual history and the history of ideas, including the histories of philosophy, literature and the arts, natural and social sciences, religion, and political thought.

Journal of the History of Ideas
DisciplineIntellectual history
Edited byManan Ahmed, Martin J. Burke, Stefanos Geroulanos, Ann E. Moyer, Sophie Smith, Don Wyatt
Publication details
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Hist. Ideas
ISSN0022-5037 (print)
1086-3222 (web)
OCLC no.884607792

The journal was established in 1940 by Arthur Oncken Lovejoy and Philip P. Wiener and has been published by the University of Pennsylvania Press since 2006. In addition to the print version, current issues are available electronically through Project MUSE, and earlier ones through JSTOR. The editors-in-chief are Manan Ahmed (Columbia University), Martin J. Burke (City University of New York), Stefanos Geroulanos (New York University), Ann E. Moyer (University of Pennsylvania), Sophie Smith (University of Oxford), and Don Wyatt (Middlebury College). Distinguished former editors include Arthur Lovejoy, John Herman Randall, Paul Oskar Kristeller, Philip P. Wiener, Donald Kelley, and Anthony Grafton. Since 2015, the Journal is complemented by a blog that publishes short articles and interviews related to intellectual history.