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Submission Guidelines & Procedure
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Papers are to be submitted in conformity with
the following instructions:
Scope: Within the range of topics listed under
Editorial Policy &
, papers on any subject will be considered that are in English, and that are composed
in a style of exposition that maximizes clarity of thought and prose, rigor of argument, logical
consistency, and conceptual and (where appropriate) exegetical analysis. Basic stylistic
guidelines for graduate students and interested scholars from other expository traditions are
Length: The main text of the paper ordinarily is not to exceed
Text formatting: The main text is to be formatted in Palatino
12-point font, and double-spaced. The footnotes (not endnotes) are to be formatted in Palatino
10-point font, and 1.5-spaced. The bibliography is to be formatted in Palatino 12-point font,
and double-spaced. The margins should be 3 cm or 1” right, left, top and bottom.
Visual material: Diagrams, graphs and other visual material
should be pre-inserted in the text as PNG files.
Citations and bibliography: Papers accepted for publication
should format citations and bibliography in conformity with the Chicago
Manual of Style.
Frontispiece: The first page of the paper is to contain only the
a 1.5-spaced abstract of 250 words maximum.
the following statement: The author of this paper certifies that it represents original work that has not been
previously published in any print or electronic medium (except in the form of an
abstract or as part of an academic thesis or dissertation); it is not under
consideration for publication elsewhere; that its publication is approved by all
contributing authors, and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where
the work was carried out; and that, if accepted, it can be published elsewhere only
following publication in The Berlin Journal of Philosophy, and with the
written consent of the copyright holder(s).
the following statement: The author is a native/non-native [choose one] speaker of English.
Deletion of identifying information: The following information is
to be deleted from the paper:
title of the paper
running header or footer containing the author’s name and/or title of the paper
titles of talks, conferences or workshops at which the paper was delivered
names of individuals, institutions or grant organizations acknowledged or thanked in the
Avoidance of self-quotation: Quotation of passages from the
author’s own previous work in the main text is to be avoided whenever possible. Where absolutely
necessary, they are to be cited in the impersonal voice in the footnotes and listed in the
Document formatting: The paper is to be formatted in Microsoft
Word 2004 according to the following instructions:
Once all revisions to the paper have been completed, copy the entire text, including
footnotes and bibliography, into a new document.
Save the new document with the title, Author & Title Deleted. Be sure this
document carries the “.doc” suffix. This is the document you will blind-submit for
Go to File > Save As > Options > Security. In the Preferences window, check the “Read
only recommended” box and the “Remove personal information from this file on Save” box.
Click “Okay” and then “Save.”
Paper submissions that do not follow these instructions will not be read.
SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: To upload a paper that satisfies the above
Guidelines, begin the blind submissions procedure by clicking on the box directly below: