Editorial policy

Receipt of originals

1. Studies and notes submitted for publication in Estudios Filosóficos must be unpublished and may not be published partially or totally in any other publication without the express authorization of the journal.

2. A copy in word or rtf format will be sent to the electronic address of the journal: .

3. Studies should not exceed 10000 words; comments 4000 words.

4. Only originals written in Spanish are considered for publication.

5. Every article or note must be signed and accompanied by a summary in Spanish of no more than one hundred words and a brief CV of the author including a contact address, preferably e-mail.

6. Authors will receive an acknowledgment of receipt of their original.

7. Unpublished manuscripts will not be returned to the authors.

8. By sending an original to Estudios Filosóficos, the author agrees not to send it to another publication until he or she has received the decision of the evaluation committee.

Presentation of originals

1. The originals shall be numbered and written in a perfectly legible, double-spaced form with a 12 points font in the body of text and 10 in the footnotes.

2. The texts sent will be considered definitive, so that no modification will be accepted by the authors once the evaluation process has begun.

3. Notes must be numbered continuously, in correspondence with the references in the text.

4. The bibliographical references given in the notes will follow the criterion shown by the following examples:

  • Book: Ángel Martínez Casado [font versal], Lope de Barrientos. Un intelectual en la corte de Juan II, Salamanca, San Esteban, 1997, p. 315.

  • Journal article: Eladio Chávarri, “Tolerancias y procesos racionales” en Estudios Filosóficos 44 (1995) 453-486.

  • Collaboration in a book: Juan Manuel Almarza, "La historicidad de la comprensión en H.G. Gadamer. Fundamentos para una teoría de la experiencia hermenéutica", en Juan Manuel Almarza, Mariano Álvarez y otros, El pensamiento alemán contemporáneo. Hermenéutica y teoría crítica, Salamanca, San Esteban, 1985, pp. 13-55.

5. When the same work is quoted again, it should be transcribed as follows: Ángel Martínez Casado, op.cit., p. 12. If more than one work is quoted from an author, the title of the work will be placed instead of op.cit.

6. If the same work is quoted in two consecutive notes, it will be done as follows: Ibid., p. 7.

7. Words in foreign languages and titles of works included in the text must be in italics.

8. No bibliography will be attached at the end of the article.

Evaluation, selection and publication

Every original paper received will be sent by the editorial board to at least two readers, who will recommend its publication or not, and may also suggest the introduction of corrections.

The name of the authors will not appear in the copy sent to the evaluators.

Once the reports have been received the editorial board will contact the authors. In case the paper has been approved for publication, the specific date of publication will depend on the configuration of the numbers.

The author will receive a copy of the journal and an electronic copy of his article.

Ethical statement on publication and bad practices

Estudios Filosóficos is strongly committed to guaranteeing the ethics and quality of the articles published following the code of good practices of the Committee of Ethics of Publications (COPE).

Articles are peer-reviewed (double blind peer review). The confidentiality of the evaluation process is guaranteed and the complaints submitted by the authors will be considered.

Texts plagiarized will be removed from the publishing process. By submitting an article to the journal, the authors guarantee that it is original and has not been previously published in another medium.

The article will be evaluated according to its philosophical content, its scientific methodology, its originality and its contribution to the discipline. The editor will communicate to the author the decision of publishing the article (and, if appropriate, the suggested changes) or not, based on the reports of the evaluators. If the article requires major changes, the editorial board will determine whether those submitted by the author are sufficient for publication.

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