Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy [ISSN: 1540-3009 (print); 1569-7274 (electronic)] is a publication sponsored by the Association of Chinese Philosophers in America, and the Philosophy Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, supported by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, National Taiwan University. Starting from Vol. VI, Issue 1, it has been published by Springer Science+Business Media, four times a year, in both electronic format and hard copy.

The Journal is currently indexed in SCOPUS, Google Scholar, Academic OneFile, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, ATLA Religion Database, Bibliography of Asian Studies, CNKI, Current Abstracts, Current Contents/Arts and Humanities, EBSCO Book Review Digest Plus (H.W. Wilson), EBSCO Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson), EBSCO Humanities International, EBSCO Humanities Source, EBSCO OmniFile Full Text (H.W. Wilson), EBSCO TOC Premier, Expanded Academic, Humanities Abstracts, Humanities Index, MLA International Bibliography, OCLC, ProQuest Central, ProQuest Philosophy Database, ProQuest Religion Database, ProQuest Research Library, SCImago, Summon by ProQuest, The Philosopher's Index, while we are seeking it to be more widely indexed.

2017 Dao Annual Best Essay Award Winner

Yujian Zheng, “Interpretational Paradox, Implicit Normativity, and Human Nature: Revisiting Weakness of Will from a Perspective of Comparative Philosophy.” Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 16 (2017): 145-163. Details here.

2017 Google Scholar Journal Metrics

Dao is listed as one of the top 20 journals in the category of “Chinese Studies & History” in Google Scholar Journal Metrics in 2017, the only philosophy journal that enters this top class. For detail, see this.


2017 SNIP Journal Impact Factor Ranking

SNIP stands for Source Normalized Impact Per Paper. Unlike the well-known journal impact factor, SNIP corrects for differences in citation practices between scientific fields, thereby allowing for more accurate between-field comparisons of citation impact.
In 2017, Dao has SNIP score of 1.42, which ranks it at 22nd out of 321 journals. For details, see this.

2017 SJR Journal Impact Factor Ranking

With an impact factor of 0.383, Dao ranks at 99th out of 528 philosophical journals in English. Details here.

SCImago Journal & Country Rank

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