About the Journal
Focus and Scope
The Journal of Ancient Philosophy is an e-journal published by the Department of Philosophy of the Universidade de São Paulo (USP, Brazil). It was founded in 2007 and publishes articles, reviews and textual notes on ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, as well as translations of classical texts into Portuguese or Spanish. The journal also intends to provide information about Latin American symposia, meetings and conferences on ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. It is published twice a year, in May and October.
The purposes for which the Journal of Ancient Philosophy was created are to foster classical studies in Latin America, providing scholars a vehicle for the publication of researches and discussions, and to promote international dialogue across different languages and approaches. It is open to all scholars worldwide to submit contributions for inclusion in this Journal. The accepted languages are: Portuguese, Spanish, English, French, German and Italian. Every contribution is evaluated by a double-blind, peer-review process.
This Journal considers plagiarism as a very serious offense against academic research, and consequently will take all measures to protect its publications from it, aiming at ensuring originality in any paper published by this Journal. This Journal will not condone plagiarism under any circumstances. Please report to www.fapesp.br/6566 for a theoretical assessment of plagiarism, and www.fapesp.br/6574 for practical and general information on sound academic practices of quotation and publication. We fully agree with the proposals put forward by Fapesp in these documents.
Peer Review Process
All submissions to Journal of Ancient Philosophy are reviewed by a two-step process. First, the Editor reads the texts to decide if they are adequate to the Journal; then, in addition, those accepted are submitted for review to external referees who shall use a double-blind peer review system, which means the manuscript author(s) do not know who the reviewers are and the reviewers do not know the names of the author(s).
The Journal of Ancient Philosophy is published twice a year, in May and October.
This is a free access Journal, and there is no fee to publish an article in this Journal.
Open Access Statement
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making scientific knowledge available to the public without costs supports a greater global democratization of knowledge.
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