About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The Unisinos Journal of Philosophy is a four-monthly publication of the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos and its main objective is to publish original works (articles, translations and critical reviews). Texts can be written in Portuguese, English or Spanish. Qualis/Capes A2.

Articles must be original, unpublished, and not under consideration for publication anywhere else and can be written in Portuguese, English or Spanish. The journal also reprints papers that are considered fundamental to the area when authorized written permission is given by the original publisher.


Publish original research that can help qualify the national and international philosophical debate.

Peer Review Process

The publication of the article is subjected to the previous approval of the journal's Editorial Board, as well as to peer review made by, at least, two ad hoc reviewers using the double blind review process.

The final acceptance of the article depends on:

    • The recommendation of the reviewers;
    • That the authors carry out the necessary corrections;
    • And final approval by the Editorial Board, which decision will recommend one of the following options:
      1. Accept submission;
      2. Revisions required;
      3. Resubmit for review;
      4. Resubmit elsewhere;
      5. Decline submission;
      6. See comments.
  • All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.

    The on line journal has open and free access.