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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

All submissions to Filozofija i društvo/Philosophy and Society must conform to the following rules, mostly regarding citations. The Referencing Guide is the modified Harvard in-text referencing style. In this system within the text, the author’s name is given first followed by the publication date and the page number/s for the source. The list of references or bibliography at the end of the document contains the full details listed in alphabetical order for all the in-text citations.

1. LENGTH OF TEXT
Up to two double sheets (60.000 characters including spaces), abstracts, key words, without comments.

2. ABSTRACT
Between 100 and 250 words.

3. KEY WORDS
Up to 10

4. AFFILIATION
Full affiliation of the author, department, faculty, university, institute, etc.

5. BOOKS
In the bibliography: last name, first name, year of publication in parentheses, book title, place of publication, publisher. In the text: last name in parentheses, year of publication, colon, page number. In a comment: last name, year of publication, colon, page number. Books are cited in a shortened form only in comments.
Example:
In the bibliography: Moriarty, Michael (2003), Early Modern French Thought. The Age of Suspicion. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
In the text: (Moriarty 2003: 33).
In a comment: Moriarty 2003: 33.

6. ARTICLES
In the bibliography: last name, first name, year of publication, title in quotation marks, name of publication in italic, year of issue, in parentheses the volume number within year if the pagination is not uniform, colon and page number. In the text: last name in parentheses, year of publication, colon, page number. In a comment: last name, year of publication, colon, page number. Do not put abbreviations such as ‘p.’, ‘vol.’, ‘tome’, ‘no.’ etc. Articles are cited in shortened form only in comments.
Example:
In the bibliography: Miller, Johns Roger (1926), "The Ideas as Thoughts of God", Classical Philology 21: 317–326.
In the text: (Miller 1926: 320). In a comment: Miller 1926: 320.

7. EDITED BOOKS
In the bibliography: last and first name of editor, abbreviation ‘ed.’ in parentheses, year of publication in parentheses, title of collection in italic, place of publication, publisher and page number if needed. In the text: last name in parentheses, year of publication, colon, page number. In a comment: last name, year of publication, colon, page number. Collections are cited in shortened form only in comments.
Example:
In the bibliography: Harris, John (ed.) (2001), Bioethics, Oxford: Oxford University Press
In the text: (Harris 2001). In a comment: Harris 2001.

8. ARTICLES/CHAPTERS IN BOOK
In the bibliography: last name, first name, year of publication in parentheses, text title in quotation marks, the word ‘in’ (in collection), first and last name of editor, the abbreviation ‘ed.’ in parentheses, title of collection in italic, place of publication, publisher, colon, page number (if needed). In the text: Last name of author in parentheses, year of publication, colon, page number. In a comment: last name of author, year of publication, colon, page number. The abbreviation ‘p.’ is allowed only in the bibliography.
Example:
In the bibliography: Anscombe, Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret (1981), "You can have Sex without Children: Christianity and the New Offer", in The Collected Philosophical Papers of G.E.M. Anscombe. Ethics, Religion and Politics, Oxford: Basil Blackwell, pp. 82–96.
In the text: (Anscombe 1981: 82)
In a comment: Anscombe 1981: 82.

9. NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINES ARTICLE
In the bibliography: last name, first name, year in parentheses, title of article in quotation marks, name of newspaper in italic, date, page.
Example:
In the bibliography: Logar, Gordana (2009), "Zemlja bez fajronta", Danas, 2 August, p. 12. In the text: (Logar 2009: 12).
In a comment: Logar 2009: 12 10.

10. WEB DOCUMENTS
When quoting an online text, apart from the web address of the site with the text and the text’s title, cite the date of viewing the page, as well as further markings if available (year, chapter, etc.).
Example:
In the bibliography: Ross, Kelley R., "Ontological Undecidability", (internet) available at: www.friesian.com/undecd-1.htm (viewed 2 April, 2009).
In the text: (Ross, internet). In a comment: Ross, internet.