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Author Guidelines

1. Thematic scope. Actual Problems of Mind. Philosophy Journal is a peer-reviewed open-access periodical that publishes original articles, reviews and translations in all fields of philosophy. Editorial Board strives for a promotion of the advances in the modern analytic philosophy among the Ukrainian philosophical community. Translations of highly original and classic philosophical texts are also welcomed, provided the copyright matters are secured.

2. Publications schedule. The yearbook is published annually. Submissions for a current issue are collected till May 1 each year. The peer review process is carried out in March-July. The issue is published in October-November.

3. Dissemination. No page charge is made. The hard copies of each issue are sent to all main libraries in Ukraine. The complete issues of the yearbook are also available on-line on the website of the publication.

4. Submission. Papers must be submitted in the form of a Microsoft Word compatible file. Please use 1,5 spacing and 14-point font Times New Roman. References should be complete and follow one of the accepted citation standards. References in a form of the footnotes are also allowed. The publication languages are Ukrainian, Russian or English. Submissions can be made electronically by e-mail or on-line through the journal's website  або The author's affiliation and address, as well as contact details should be attached to the paper.

5. Summary and keywords. The first page of the submission should contain (i) the author's name; (ii) the title of the article; and (iii) a short abstract (not exceeding 150 words) and key words of the paper (5-10 words). 


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.

  1. The submission presents scientific results which are new and interesting.
  2. The submission is the author's own contribution, or the author's translation of an original work of some other author.

  3. The submission has not been published previously (except this is explicitly stated in the cover letter and in a special author's note), and it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.


Copyright Notice

The copyright of contributions remains with the authors.

The journal asks only for a licence to publish the article as the first publisher.

The author is obliged to mention Actual Problems of Mind as a source whenever the author later republishes the article on other platforms.


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