Instructions for Authors

Hungarian Philosophical Review Style Sheet

Title Page

The title page should include:

  • Title of the paper
    Name of the author
    Affiliation and address of the author
    E-mail address of the author
  • Abstract

An abstract of 150 to 250 words.

  • Keywords

4 to 6 keywords (for indexing purposes)


Text Formatting

  • Manuscripts should be submitted in Word.

  • Use a normal, plain font, 12-point Times New Roman for text.

  • Linespacing 1.5.

  • Use italics for emphasis.

  • Use tab stops for indents, not the space bar.

  • Save your file in docx format (Word 2007 or higher) or doc format (older Word versions).



  • In the text cite references by name and year in parentheses, followed by the page number(s). E.g.: Kuhn discussed this topic extensively (Kuhn 1999a. 99).
    According to Shoemaker (1981) absent qualia are impossible.

  • In footnotes: Putnam 1975b. 237.

  • Citations longer then 4 lines should be separated from the main text by linespacing.



  • Always use footnotes instead of endnotes.

  • Footnotes may include the citation of a reference included in the reference list.

  • They should not consist solely of a reference citation, those should be inserted to the main text. Footnotes should not include the bibliographic details of a reference.

  • Established abbreviations may be used in referring as e.g. (AT VIII-2. 72); in case of classic texts, the received referring conventions, as e.g. (Plato, Phaedrus XXIV 245c–d).

  • Footnotes to the text are numbered consecutively.


Reference list

  • Do not use footnotes as a substitute for a reference list.

  • Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last names of the first author of each work.

  • Journal article

    Ramachandran, V. S. – William Hirstein 1997. Three Laws of Qualia. What Neurology Tells Us about the Biological Functions of Consciousness, Qualia and the Self. Journal of Consciousness Studies 4. 429–458.

  • Article by DOI

    Slifka, M. K., & Whitton, J. L. (2000) Clinical implications of dysregulated cytokine production. Journal of Molecular Medicine,

  • Book

    Thomasson, Amie L. 1999. Fiction and Metaphysics. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

  • Book chapter

    Henke, Christopher R. – Thomas F. Gieryn 2008. Sites of Scientific Practice: The Enduring Importance of Place. In Edward J. Hackett – Olga Amsterdamska – Michael Lynch – Judy Wajcman (ed.) The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. Cambridge/MA, The MIT Press. 354–376.

  • Online document

    Choi, Sungho Fara, Michael 2016. Dispositions. In Edward N. Zalta (ed.) The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2016 Edition) URL = <>

  • Journal names and book titles should be italicized.



Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. should be placed in a separate section on the title page.


Manuscripts should be sent to

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