Manuscripts submitted for publication in the journal must be sent to the Editor of Philosophia, via email attachment firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.
Manuscripts are double-blind refereed. References and bibliography should utilize standard parenthetical references (PR) and reference lists (RL). This may be done in accord with the specifications given in the seventh edition of Kate Turabian’s A manual for writers. Those submissions not in accord with this documentation convention may be returned to the authors for revisions prior to sending to the readers. The editor, associate editor, and book review editor reserve the right to make editorial modifications.
Many papers submitted to Philosophia are written in different documentation conventions like the Modern Language Association (MLA), American Psychological Association (APA), American Medical Association (AMA), and the like. Philosophia uses the Turabian convention with slight revision made the former editor Dr. Rolando M. Gripaldo. , Authors must write their papers using this convention for the purpose of publication in Philosophia.
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Submissions may be in English with good punctuation, grammar, and spelling. Provide a 200 word abstract in English and at least 4 key words. Preferred word count for articles is 6,000 – 9000, for book reviews 3,000-5,000.
Philosophia is a refereed journal hence submitted articles must be ready for double blind review. Author’s name and institution must not appear in the paper.
References and bibliography should utilize standard parenthetical references (PR) and reference lists (RL). This may be done in accord with the specifications given in the seventh edition of Kate Turabian’s A manual for writers.
The author will be notified within two month after submission of the initial assessment of his/her paper. However, due to the sheer number of submissions the review process takes about a year.
To cover the cost of the editorial work, the maintenance, and operation of the online journal system and website, Philosophia collects Article Processing Charge, which can be paid by the author/s or by the authors' institutes or research funding bodies. The APC also covers the membership fee of the author/s to the Philippine National Philosophical Research Society (PNPRS), the publisher of Philosophia, and entitles the author/s to one printed copy of the journal issue where his/her/their article is published. The cost of mailing shall be shouldered by the author/s. The APC must be paid after the article is accepted for publication. APC Rates.
The APC per article:
* For foreign authors, sole authorship – USD 200.00
for multiple authors - USD 130.00 per author.
* For (Filipino) local authors, sole authorship – PHP 5,500.00
for multiple authors - PHP 3,500.00 per author.