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  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Editorial requirements

 I. General requirements

1. Length of articles: up to 20 typewritten pages; standard page – 1800 characters with spaces (1 publishing sheet - 40,000 characters with spaces). The text should be in Word or RTF format.

2. Review and report - 5 typewritten pages of 1800 characters with spaces (0.5 publishing sheet - 20,000 characters with spaces).

II. Detailed requirements

Uniform font Times New Roman 12 pt. for the main text, 10 pt. for footnotes. Line spacing - 1.5 line. Indentation - 1.25 points. Standard margins - 2.5 points. Continuous pagination at the bottom right.

Quoted texts – regular font + quotation mark indicating abandoned passages of a quoted text (use [  ]); in cited passages of a text, we use quotation marks " ".

Foreign words and quotes in Latin - italics. To highlight a word – use sparse print (do not use boldface, italic, or underlining). No double spacing.

Titles of chapters – regular font (without italics, capital letters)

Author Guidelines

1. The article must contain all the indicated elements in the order given here: author's name and surname, his affiliation, ORCID number, title in Polish and English, text with footnotes, abstract in Polish and English (up to 5 sentences), keywords in Polish and English (up to 5), bibliography. If the scientific editor of the volume provides for ORCID numbers or biographies, they should be placed after the bibliography.

2. Authors are obliged to obtain and submit signed consent to the publication accompanying their articles of copyrighted materials (eg. photos, facsimiles, reproductions of works of art). Each illustration should be accompanied by all the information required by the law of copyright. The author has to state that he may use submitted copyrighted material. A signed document has to be send by the author to the chief editor, who is obliged to store it.

3. The author should mark the approximate place of insertion of the graphic file in the text, and send all graphic files separately (after inserting into Word they are of lower quality).

4. Charts, diagrams, and tables should be provided in the original editable version - and not as photos - unless in high resolution - as mentioned above. If there are any errors in the material uploaded as photos, it cannot be corrected.

5. All graphs and tables should be delivered in the original editorial form and not as photos unless in high resolution.

6. Long quotes, which are to be distinguished in smaller font, should be separated by a line from both the preceding and the following text.

7. Please do not enter double spaces.

8. With the introduction of special fonts (Greek, Hebrew) you should be consistent throughout the publication to use one type of font and include the font on the CD some other electronic memory storage along with the main text.

Bibliography and footnotes

Footnotes should be placed at the bottom of each page to which they relate. Full description of the quoted text in the footnote should be done by the first quotation. throughout the article, the method of abbreviating a given publication must be uniform

Use abbreviations: ibidem, eadem, vol., p.

Compare - see

The work cited - Op. cit.

Translator – trans.

Editor – ed.

In bibliography - an initial of the name (only the first letter - the only exceptions are names beginning with "Ch" - keep two letters, for example. Ch. Schönborn; if an author has two names do not leave a space between initials) and surname – regular font; title of the book/the article - in italics; place and year of publication (subsequent issues - the number in superscript) – regular font; page number. In the bibliography please begin with the family name and follow it with the first letter of the name. The bibliography should have alphabetical order. Examples of footnotes and of the bibliography


J.L. Cabría Ortega, Relación teológico-filosófica en el pensamiento de Xavier Zubiri, Roma 1997, p. 32.


Cabria Ortega J.L., Relación teológico-filosófica en el pensamiento de Xavier Zubiri, Roma 1997.



J. Conill, El sentido de la noología, in: Guía Comares de Zubiri, ed. J.A. Nicolás, Granada 2011, p. 279.


Conill J., El sentido de la noología, in: Guía Comares de Zubiri, ed. J.A. Nicolás, Granada 2011, p. 277-291



C. Aniz Iriarte, Punto de partida en el acceso a Dios. Vía de la religación en Xavier Zubiri, “Estudios Filosóficos” 35 (1986), p. 237.


Aniz Iriarte C., Punto de partida en el acceso a Dios. Vía de la religación en Xavier Zubiri, “Estudios Filosóficos” 35 (1986), p. 230-250.



R. Bellarmin, De arte bene moriendi (1620), [accessed: 03.04.2017].


Bellarmin R., De arte bene moriendi (1620), [accessed: 03.04.2017].



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