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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • We only publish original and unpublished articles. The authors guarantee originality and the absence of plagiarism, including self-plagiarism. They also guarantee that the manuscript does not violate the copyrights of third parties.
  • Text does not contain defamatory material, illicit, obscene, unlawful, invasive of privacy, hateful, xenophobic or ethically objectionable, threatening or contempt of Law.
  • The file will be sent in Microsoft Word, RTF or Open Office File format.
    Manuscripts in PDF format are not accepted.
  • The length of the article is between 5,000 and 12,000 words (abstracts, keywords and bibliography are excluded from this calculation). In case of reviews, the length is between 800 and 1,500 words.
  • The text meets APA bibliographic requirements and there are no references in the bibliography that are not cited in the text.
  • The document is free of data that identifies the author and co-authors to ensure an anonymous evaluation of the article.

Author Guidelines

General Requirements

  • Authors should ensure the accuracy of the quotes, charts, tables and maps.
  • Refrain from including irrelevant images and graphics in the article.
  • Keywords are very important for search engine positioning. To achieve a better dissemination of the work, please make sure your keywords are clear an precise.

Format Requirements

  • Graphics and images should be clear and easy to see. We cannot improve the quality of images.
  • All images, graphics and tables must be accompanied by a title and a source.
  • All images, graphics and tables should be placed where they will appear in the text.

Bibliographic References

The citation style chosen by this journal is the APA’s (American Psychological Association).The references in the text must follow an abbreviated format (Author, Year: pp.). The full reference list shall appear at the end of the article. Efforts should be made to minimize the number of footnotes.

Whenever possible, include the DOI for each article in the bibliographic list.

The list of references should appear at the end and look as follows:

  • Printed Book by One Author:

Kripke, S. (1980). Naming and Necessity. Harvard University Press.

  • Electronic Book by One Author:

Husserl, E. (1950). Cartesianische Meditationen und Pariser Vorträge. Nijhoff, Den Haag.

  • Several Books by One Author:

Quine, W. O. (1951). Two Dogmas of Empiricism, The Philosophical Review, 60, 20–43.

— (1960). Word and Object. MIT Press.

— (1969). Set Theory and Its Logic. Harvard University Press.

— (1986). The Philosophy of Logic. 2nd edition. Harvard University Press.

  • Book by Two Authors:

Horkheimer, M., & Adorno, T. W. (1972). Dialectic of Enlightenment. Herder and Herder.

  • Book by more than Two Authors:

Acero, J., Bustos, E., & Quesada, D. (1982). Introducción a la filosofía del lenguaje. Cátedra.

  • Collective Book with Editors:

Collins, J., Hall, N., & Paul, A. (Eds.) (2004). Causation and Counterfactuals. The MIT Press.

  • Book Chapter:

Rutherford, D. (1994). Philosophy and language in Leibniz. In Jolley, N.(Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Leibniz (pp. 224-269). Cambridge University Press.

  • Journal Article:

Searle, J. (1968) Austin on locutionary and illocutionary acts. The Philosophical Review, 77(4), 405–424.

  • Video or Conference Presentation:

Mullett, M. (2021, April 20). Performance Issues in the Christos Paschon. [Video]. GKA HUMAN 2021 - 10th International Conference on Humanities.

  • Film:

Stone, S. (Director). (2021). The Dig. [Film].  BBC Films & Netflix.

  • Online Newspaper Article:

Kitsantonis, N. (2016, May 26). Greek Archaeologist Says He Has Found Aristotle’s Tomb. The New York Times.

  • Printed Newspaper Article:

Ruhe, P. (2001, February 5). Pair of Recitals Show Musicians’ Contrasting Styles. The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, p. 5 D.

  • PhD Dissertation:

Kar, E. (2019). Universality and Particularity of Aristotelian Substances. [Doctoral thesis]. The University of Bristol.

  • Blog Post:

Waldstein, P. (2016, October 6). Peter Kalkavage on Hegel’s Anti-Aristotelian Account of Desire. Sancrucensis.

  • Classical compilations citations:

Classical authors will be cited according to their explicit canonical compilations. Some examples are:

Burnet, J. (1903). Plato. Platonis Opera. Oxford University Press.

            The fragments will be cited as “Plat., Rep., 1.327 a”.

Diels, H. & Kranz, W. (1952). Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker. Weidmann.

            The fragments will be cited as “Fr. 1.1 DK”.

Hicks, R. (1972). Lives of Eminent Philosophers. Diogenes Laertius. Harvard University Press.

            The fragments will be cited as “DL, I, 1”.

Ross, D. (1924). Aristotle. Aristotle’s Metaphysics. Clarendon Press.

            The fragments will be cited as “Arist., Met., I, 1980a, 21-25”.

The author may decide the section REFERENCES distribution in several sections, with bibliographics references criteria different from the general ones: for example, including a webography or a primary sources list, without necessarily following the order of these instructions.

Editorial Quality

  • The peer review process is rigorous in order to ensure the quality of the content published in the journal. We except the authors to revise their texts following the suggestions of the referees. If the authors do not perform such reviews and do not submit comments back, the manuscript will be definitely rejected.
  • Some manuscripts may be of excellent quality, but be poorly written in English. This may be the case for authors whose native language is not English. In this case, we could request the authors to re-write the article completely, independent of the final punctuation the article may have obtained. We have an editorial service that can be hired by the authors to improve the writing expression of the article.

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