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This journal accepts articles and original submissions that have not been published and are not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Authors maintain their copyright and are aware of releasing their works under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). The author must send the article in Word format to the scientific director at the following address:

The review accepts articles in Italian, English, French and Spanish. Any contributions must adhere to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Publication rules section. The contributions will be double-blind peer reviewed.

Once the paper proposal is accepted, authors must send to the editorial team the release form (.doc), filled and signed.

Authors have the opportunity to re-publish the post-print of their essay. Following “” policy, authors can be authorized, if previously requested, for the re-publication either of the refereed draft version and of the last editorial version of their essays published in the journal. Regarding this, authors will have to mention, in the new publication site, the bibliographical references of “” as the first place of publication.

Publication rules

Each contribution must follow the style sheet instructions and it must include an abstract in English (max. 700 characters), 5 keywords, the JEL classification code (if necessary) together with ‘bio-data’ details (name, e-mail address, affiliation) using the same font and format as for the article.

Style sheet instructions:

  1. Each article must be written using a Word file. It must contain max. 80.000 characters, including spaces.
  2. Use character 12 of Times New Roman for the main part of your text.
  3. Divide your article in titled paragraphs (editors will reserve the faculty to modify titles).
  4. Notes must be footnotes, using Times New Roman, character 10.
  5. Short quotations (max. 2-3 lines) must be put in inverted commas (e.g. «.....») and followed by their source.
  6. Quotations, which are longer than 2-3 lines, will not be put in inverted commas. They must be preceded and followed by a blank line. Use Times New Roman, character 10.
  7. If you often quote one or more works, which are the subject matters of your dissertation, use the acronym of their titles, except for the first quotation which must refer to the whole title followed by its acronym in round brackets.
  8. Foreign words must be in italics. If you want to underline words or particolar terms, put them in quotation marks (e.g. “...”), without using bold type or small capital letters.
  9. References, both in the text and notes, must specify the author's surname and the date of publication in round brackets, e.g. (Santucci 1997) or (Santucci 1997, p./pp.). References to authors must be followed by the date of publication. If the publication date of the original version is also quoted, it must be put in square brackets, e.g. (Smith 2006 [1976]).
    1. Books
      Santucci, A. (1971), Introduzione a Hume, Bari-Roma, Laterza.
    2. Articles in volumes
      Felice, D. (2001), Dispotismo e libertà nell'«Esprit des lois» di Montesquieu, in D. Felice (ed.), Dispotismo. Genesi e sviluppi di un concetto filosofico-politico, 2tt., Napoli, Liguori, 2001-2002, t. I, pp. 189-255.
    3. Articles in reviews
      Cavini, W. (2007), «Principia Contradictionis: Sui principi aristotelici della contraddizione (§§ 1-3)», Antiquorum Philosophia, I, pp. 123-170.

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