Print ISSN: 1379-2547
Online ISSN: 2295-9033
Method of peer review
double-blind undertaken by (a) specialist member(s) of the Board or (an) external specialist(s)
Philosophy, Metaphysics, Ethics, History of Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Ontology, Intellectual History, Influence and reception of Ideas, Philosophy and Theology
German, English, French, Italian
Quaestio is dedicated to the reconstruction of the history of important concepts and themes of the metaphysical tradition. It aims at examining their ancient or medieval origins and their reception, transformation or rejection in modern and contemporary philosophy. The main focus is the transition from medieval philosophy to the early modern period and covers numerous concepts (like cause, substance...) as well as the discussion of other disciplines at the boundaries of metaphysics itself.
Quaestio è un progetto editoriale dedicato alla ricostruzione della storia di alcuni dei più importanti temi e concetti della tradizione metafisica, dalla loro origine antica e medievale fino alla loro ricezione, alla loro trasformazione o eventualmente anche al loro rifuto nella filosofia moderna e contemporanea. Il suo fuoco prospettico è rappresentato soprattutto dalla transizione dal pensiero medievale a quello moderno. Quaestio include anche la storia di numerosi concetti scientifici (come quelli di causa, sostanza ecc.) nonché la tematizzazione di altre discipline per così dire "confinanti" con la metafisica stessa.
Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement
Quaestio’s publication ethics and publication malpractice statement is mainly based on the Code of Conduct and Best-Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors (Committee on Publication Ethics, 2011).
Publication decisions The editors are responsible for deciding which of the papers submitted to the journal will be published. The editors will evaluate manuscripts without regard to the authors’ race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy. The decision will be based on the paper’s importance, originality and clarity, and the study’s validity and relevance to Quaestio’s scope. Current legal requirements regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism will also be considered.
Confidentiality The editors and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.
Best practices Best practices for the editors of Quaestio include: reviewing author instructions regularly and providing links to relevant guidelines; ensuring that appropriate reviewers are selected for submissions; providing guidance to reviewers on everything that is expected of them including the need to handle submitted material in confidence; encouraging reviewers to comment on the originality of submissions and to be alert to redundant publication and plagiarism; requiring reviewers to disclose any potential competing interests before agreeing to review a submission.
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Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). (2011, March 7). Code of Conduct and Best-Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.
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Costantino Esposito , Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro
Pasquale Porro , Università degli Studi di Torino
Editorial Board (Associate Editors)
Olivier Boulnois , EPHE Paris
Vincent Carraud , Sorbonne Université Paris
Laurent Cesalli , Genève
Catherine König-Pralong , EHESS Paris
Dominik Perler , Humboldt-Universität Berlin
Paolo Ponzio , Bari Aldo Moro
Riccardo Pozzo , Roma Tor Vergata
Christof Rapp , Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Jacob Schmutz , UCLouvain
Andreas Speer , Köln
Giusi Strummiello , Bari Aldo Moro
Editorial Advisory Panel
Giulia Belgioioso , Università del Salento, Lecce
Enrico Berti , Padova
Mario Caimi , Buenos Aires
Mário Santiago de Carvalho , Coimbra
Jean-François Courtine , Sorbonne Université Paris
Alain de Libera , Collège de France, Paris
Giulio d’Onofrio , Salerno
Carmine Di Martino , Milano Statale
Kent Emery, Jr , Notre Dame
Dimitri Gutas , Yale
Friedrich-Wilhelm von Herrmann , Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg i.Br.
Norbert Hinske , Trier
Maarten J.F.M. Hoenen , Universität Basel
Ruedi Imbach , Fribourg
Alexei N. Krouglov , Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow
Jean-Luc Marion , Divinity School, University of Chicago
Gregorio Piaia , Padova
Stefano Poggi , Firenze
Carlos Steel , Leuven
Loris Sturlese , Università del Salento, Lecce
Márcio Suzuki , São Paulo
Marienza Benedetto (managing editor)
Francesco Marrone (managing editor)
A. Federica D’Ercole
Maria Evelina Malgieri
A. Federica D’Ercole
Method of peer review:
Quaestio is a peer-reviewed journal, open to unsolicited contributions.
The articles sent to the Editors are normally assessed by a member of the Advisory Board and another specialist chosen by the Board, or by two external specialists. The Editors will maintain records of the reviewers, though their identity will not be made public.
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Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro
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