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Chronological organized a list of the leading academic peer-reviewed ethics journals, mainly with focus on bioethics. With additional information of year of publication start. (67 Journals 2014.07)

Ethics 1890, Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie 1907, Linacre Quarterly: Journal of the Catholic Medical Association 1932, Zeitschrift für medizinische Ethik, 1954- (bis 1992 Arzt und Christ), Journal of Value Inquiry 1967, Journal of Social Philosophy 1970, Philosophy of the Social Sciences 1971, Philosophy and Social Criticism 1973, Hastings Center Report 1971, Journal of Moral Education 1971, Philosophy and Public Affairs 1971, Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 1973, Journal of Religious Ethics 1973, Journal of Medical Ethics 1975, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 1976, Environmental Ethics 1979,  Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 1980, Hypatia 1981, Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 1981, Journal of Business Ethics 1982, Monash Bioethics Review 1982, International Journal of Applied Philosophy 1983, Journal of Applied Philosophy 1984, Agriculture and Human Values 1984, Ethics and Medicine: An International (Christian) Journal of Bioethics 1984- Between the Species 1985, Biology & Philosophy 1986, Bioethics 1987, Anthrozoös 1987, Ethics and International Affairs 1987, Public Affairs Quarterly 1987, Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 1988, Studies in Christian Ethics 1988, Utilitas 1988,  Ethik in der Medizin 1989, HEC HealthCare Ethics Committee) Forum 1989, Journal of Clinical Ethics 1990, Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 1990, Ethics and Behavior 1991, Business Ethics Quarterly 1991, Business Ethics. A European Review 1992,   Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 1992, Environmental Values 1992, Journal of Political Philosophy 1993, Health Care Analysis 1993, Jahrbuch für Recht und Ethik 1993, Society and Animals 1993, Ethical Perspectives 1994, Nursing Ethics 1994, Christian Bioethics: Non-Eucumenical Studies in Medical Ethics 1995, Ethics & the Environment 1996, Jahrbuch für Wissenschaft und Ethik 1996, Journal of Ethics 1997, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 1998, Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 1998, BMC Medical Ethics 2000, American Journal of Bioethics 2001, Developing World Bioethics 2001, National (USA) Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC) - established in 1972 - started the NCB Quarterly 2001, Revista Romana de Bioetica 2003,  Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 2004, Journal of Moral Philosophy 2004, Journal of Ethics & Social Philosophy 2005, Clinical Ethics 2006, NanoEthics 2007, Asian Bioethics Review 2008, Public Health Ethics 2008, Legal Ethics 2008, International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 2008, Journal of Animal Ethics 2011-  

***Chronological organized academic journals with focus (Bio)Ethics***

Ethics, 1890- http://www.jstor.org/journals/00141704.html

Linacre Quarterly: Journal of the Catholic Medical Association, 1932-  http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/maney/lnq/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Linacre_Quarterly 

Zeitschrift für medizinische Ethik, 1954- (bis 1992 Arzt und Christ)  http://www.zfme.de 

Journal of Value Inquiry, 1967- http://www.springerlink.com/content/102951

Journal of Social Philosophy, 1970- http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0047-2786

Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 1971- http://pos.sagepub.com/

Philosophy and Social Criticism, 1973- http://psc.sagepub.com    

Hastings Center Report, 1971- http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1552-146X

Journal of Moral Education, 1971- http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/cjme20


Philosophy and Public Affairs, 1971- http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0048-3915&site=1    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philosophy_and_Public_Affairs

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, 1973- http://www.aslme.org/Publications  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291748-720X


Journal of Religious Ethics, 1973-!! http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291467-9795


Journal of Medical Ethics, 1975- http://jme.bmj.com http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journal_of_Medical_Ethics


Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 1976- http://jmp.oxfordjournals.org (Christian)


Environmental Ethics, 1979- http://secure.pdcnet.org


Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 1980- http://www.springerlink.com/content/1386-7415/

Hypatia, 1981- http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1527-2001/issues 

Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, 1981- http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_the_society_of_christian_ethics/

Journal of Business Ethics, 1982- http://springerlink.metapress.com/content/100281

Monash Bioethics Review, 1982- http://journals.publishing.monash.edu/ojs/index.php/mber/index

ab 2014 http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/applied+ethics/journal/40592

International Journal of Applied Philosophy, 1983- http://secure.pdcnet.org/ijap/free  

 Journal of Applied Philosophy, 1984- http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291468-5930


Agriculture and Human Values, 1984- http://www.springerlink.com/content/102841

Ethics and Medicine: An International Journal of Bioethics (A Christian perspective on issues in bioethics) 1984- www.ethicsandmedicine.com  National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC), established in 1972, www.ncbcenter.org/  The Center publishes two periodicals, Ethics & Medicsand The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly. 2014.07.26 http://ncbcenter.org/page.aspx?pid=1165

Bioethics, 1987- http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291467-8519

Anthrozoös. A Multidisciplinary Journal of the Interactions of People and Animals. 1987-

Ethics and International Affairs, 1987- http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=EIA


Public Affairs Quarterly, 1987- http://www.press.uillinois.edu/journals/paq.html 


Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 1988- http://link.springer.com/journal/10806

Studies in Christian Ethics, 1988- http://sce.sagepub.com/

Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 1998- http://www.springerlink.com/content/102960

*Utilitas, 1988-  http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=UTI


Ethik in der Medizin, 1989- http://www.springerlink.com/content/0935-7335?MUD=MP


HEC (HealthCare Ethics Committee) Forum 1989- http://link.springer.com/journal/10730

1990 *****************************************************

Journal of Clinical Ethics, 1990- http://www.clinicalethics.com/ (nur in D abonniert!)

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 1990- http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/ken/

Ethics and Behavior, 1991- http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/hebh20

Business Ethics. A European Review, 1992- http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/beer

Business Ethics Quarterly, 1991-

Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 1992- http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=CQH  

Environmental Values, 1992- http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/whp/ev

Journal of Genetic Counseling, 1992-  http://link.springer.com/journal/10897    

Journal of Information Ethics, 1992- http://mcfarland.metapress.com/content/120198  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journal_of_Information_Ethics

Jahrbuch für Recht und Ethik, 1993- http://www.duncker-humblot.de   

Journal of Political Philosophy, 1993- http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291467-9760


Health Care Analysis, 1993- http://link.springer.com/journal/10728

Society and Animals, 1993- http://www.brill.com/society-animals  + http://www.animalsandsociety.org/pages/society-animals

Ethical Perspectives, 1994- http://poj.peeters-leuven.be/content.php?url=journal&journal_code=EP

Nursing Ethics 1994- http://nej.sagepub.com/

Christian Bioethics: Non-Eucumenical Studies in Medical Ethics, 1995- http://cb.oxfordjournals.org

Ethics & the Environment, 1996- http://www.jstor.org/action/showPublication?journalCode=ethicsenviro

Jahrbuch für Wissenschaft und Ethik, 1996- http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jfwe

Journal of Ethics, 1997- http://www.springerlink.com/content/102933

Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 1998- http://www.springerlink.com/content/102880

Ethics and Information Technology, 1999- http://www.springerlink.com/content/103461


BMC Medical Ethics, 2000- http://link.springer.com/journal/12910

American Journal of Bioethics, 2001- http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/uajb20  

Developing World Bioethics, 2001- http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291471-8847  

National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly - USA, 2001- http://ncbcenter.metapress.com/ National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC), established in 1972, www.ncbcenter.org/  The Center publishes two periodicals, Ethics & Medicsand The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly. 2014.07.26 http://ncbcenter.org/page.aspx?pid=1165

Revista Romana de Bioetica, 2003- http://www.bioetica.ro/index.php/arhiva-bioetica

Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 2004- http://www.springerlink.com/content/1872-4353/?MUD=MP


Journal of Moral Philosophy, 2004- http://www.brill.com/journal-moral-philosophy  2013.10 an Uni Wien kein Online Zugang!!


Journal of Ethics & Social Philosophy, 2005- www.jesp.org  (free access!)

Clinical Ethics, 2006- http://ce.rsmjournals.com

Ethics and Education, 2006- http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/ceae20#.UoJmfCeFc3g

Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 2006- http://www.jstor.org/action/showPublication?journalCode=jempreshumreseth  

Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine – (Yearbook), 2006- http://www.springerlink.com/content/1747-5341

NanoEthics 2007- http://link.springer.com/journal/11569

Asian Bioethics Review, 2008- http://muse.jhu.edu/journals//asian_bioethics_review

Public Health Ethics 2008- - http://phe.oxfordjournals.org/ 

Legal Ethics, 2008- http://www.hartjournals.co.uk/le/

International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, 2008-



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