For authors


Authors must follow the following guidelines:


  • Submit manuscripts in OpenOffice, MS Word or RTF format through the online submission system. To submit, the author must register and login.
  • Proofread your manuscript and prepare it for peer review process:  conceal the identity of the author in the text, references as well as the metadata of the manuscript.
  • Specify information about the author and affiliation in a separate document and attach it as a supplementary file in the publication system. Include abstract and keywords on the first page of the manuscript.
  • The length must not exceed 45 000 characters for original papers and 9 000 characters (incl. spaces) for book reviews.


  • Use Times New Roman font size 12, line spacing 1.
  • Paragraphs should be justified and should not be indented.
  • Use only italics for emphasis.
  • For subsections use Heading 2 or Heading 3 styles, if necessary. Headings can be numbered.

Quotations and notes

  • Quotations within the text must be written in double quotation marks. Longer quotations should be put in a separate indented paragraph in font size 11 without quotation marks. Quotations must be immediately followed by reference (see References). Comments or explanations within quotations must be placed in square brackets.
  • Footnotes should not be used excessively and should be numbered. Do not use endnotes.


  • References in the text should immediately follow the relevant sentences and should have the following form: (Name year, page no.). Examples: (Parfit 1984), (Nozick 1972, 58), (Williams 1993, 120–122), (Hare 1993a, 142).
  • A list of references must be placed at the end of the article. Please follow the reference format exemplified by the following sample references:
    • Monograph
      • Foot, P. (1978): Virtues and Vices and Other Essays in Moral Philosophy, Basil Blackwell.
      • Haenni, R. et al. (2011): Probabilistic Logics and Probabilistic Networks, Springer.
    • Edited volume
      • Meheus, J. (ed.) (2002): Inconsistency in Science, Springer, available at: < >.
      • Rahman, S. et al. (eds.) (2004): Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science, Springer.
    • Journal article
      • Priest, G. (1997): Yablo’s ParadoxAnalysis 57(4), 236–242, available at: < >.
      • Kripke, S. (1975): Outline of a Theory of Truth, The Journal of Philosophy 72(19), 690–716, available at: < >.
      • Kalderon, M. E. (1997): The Transparency of Truth, Mind 106(423), 475–497, available at: <  >.
    • Article in edited volume
      • Weinberg, J. – Nichols, S. – Stich, S. (2008): Normativity and epistemic intuitions, in Knobe, J. – Nichols, S. (eds.) Experimental Philosophy, Cambridge University Press, 17–46.
      • Priest, G. (2004): A Site for Sorites, in Beall, JC (ed.) Liars and Heaps: New Essays on Paradox, Oxford University Press, 9–23.
    • Online resource

Manuscript revision

If the author is asked to revise the manuscript, it is expected that, besides the actual revisions in the manuscript, the author deliver a 'Response to Reviewers' document, in which they describe the changes they have made in the manuscript and explain, where applicable, why they have not made some of the required changes.