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AUTHOR GUIDELINES

The Polish Journal of Philosophy a total of approximately 20 articles and reviews in two issues each year.

Submission of a manuscript is understood to imply that the paper is original, has not already been published as a whole or in substantial part elsewhere, and is not currently under consideration by any other journal.

Format Guidelines

The journal may reject submissions that do not conform to these guidelines.

The initial mode of contact should be the submission of a copy by email attachment. In order that manuscripts may be blind-reviewed we request that names of authors and their institutional affiliations not appear on manuscripts or the electronic copy. However, a covering letter should include the title of the paper and all useful contact information — address, fax and phone numbers, email address, etc. In certain cases, the Editor-in-Chief may require that this be done before the paper is further considered.

No manuscripts will be returned; books sent for reviews will not be returned, whether reviewed or not.

Articles may be as short as 4,000 words but they may not exceed 8,000 words, including footnotes. Book Reviews may not be longer than 2,000 words. A brief abstract of approx. 150 words at the beginning of the paper is required.

Submissions should be double spaced, with wide right margin. Endnotes are preferred to footnotes. They should be used sparingly and numbered consecutively. They should also be double spaced, with side margins.

All references should follow this style (load samples in the pdf format):

Books

Lastname, Initial(s). (Year). Title. Place of Publication: Publisher.

Example:

  • Ryle, G. (1949). The Concept of Mind. London: Hutchinson & Co.

    When there are more authors:
    Lastname, Initial(s), & Lastname, Initial(s). (Year). Title. Place: Publisher.

  • Curry, H. B., & Feys, R. (1958). Combinatory Logic. Amsterdam: North-Holland.
  • Translated Books

    Lastname, Initial(s). (Year). Title. (Initial(s) Lastname, Trans.). Place: Publisher (Date of Publication of the Original Work).

    Example:

  • Boscovich, R. J. (1966).  A Theory of Natural Philosophy. (J. M. Child, Trans.). Boston: MIT Press 1966 (Original work published in 1763).
  • Articles in Anthologies

    Lastname, Initial(s). (Year). “Title.” In Editor’s Initial(s) Lastname (Ed(s).), Title of Anthology (Pages). Location: Publisher.

    Example:

  • Swinburne, R. (1980). “Properties, Causation, and Projectibility: Reply to Shoemaker.” In Cohen, L. J. & Hesse, M. (Eds.), Applications of Inductive Logic (313-320). Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • Articles in Periodicals

    Lastname, Initial(s). (Year). “Title of Article.” Title of Periodical, Volume (Issue), Pages.

    In case of periodicals with continuous pagination throughout the volume, the issue number may be omitted.

    Example:

  • Putnam, H.  (1995). “Pragmatism.” Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 95, 291-306.
  • Authors will receive one print copy of the journal and a PDF of the printed work by email.

    For more information about editorial procedure see the journal's Evaluation Policy

    Articles submitted for publication and other editorial communications should be addressed to:

    Polish Journal of Philosophy
    Jagiellonian University
    Grodzka 52
    PL-31-044 Kraków, POLAND

    E-mail: [email protected]

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