About the Journal
Earlier and now
Diametros – An Online Journal of Philosophy (ISSN 1733-5566) was established in September 2004 and aims to publish on a quarterly basis original scholarly work in all areas of philosophy. In the last years Diametros has also published several issues on the intersection of medicine, healthcare, bioethics, and philosophy.
For many years the journal was a part of Diametros – An Online Philosophy Service at the Institute of Philosophy of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, with which it continues to have strong ties. However, at the beginning of 2014 the Editorial Board decided to separate the website of the journal from the service and transfer the open access journal to a new online platform. We hope that it will provide a better venue to meet the wishes of our authors and readers.
Aims and scope of the journalDiametros – An Online Journal of Philosophy invites philosophical papers of various kinds, both in Polish and English.
Research articles submitted to our journal should be considerably short, that is, they should not exceed 40,000 characters with spaces. Only in exceptional cases can longer contributions be considered.
Apart from research articles, Diametros publishes discussion notes (especially, but not solely, related to texts published in the journal), and critical reviews of recently published philosophical books. It is recommended that reviews of books published in English be also written in English unless they aim at discussing the Polish-language translations of the books. Each review should have its own title, rather than only provide information about the title and author of the book which has been reviewed.
IndexingDiametros is abstracted/indexed in:
- Web of Science (WoS) Core Collection: ESCI (the Emerging Sources Citation Index),
- SCOPUS (CiteScore 2019=1; SJR 2019=0.216; SNIP 2019=0.31),
- CEJSH (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities),
- CEEOL (The Central and Eastern European Online Library),
- EBSCO (Humanities International Complete, TOC Premier, Current Abstracts),
- DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals),
- ERIH PLUS (The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences),
- Philosopher's Index,
- Google Scholar,
Copyright notice - open access policy
By submitting his/her work to the Editorial Board, the author accepts, upon having his/her text recommended for publication, that Diametros applies the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY-NC) license to works we publish. Under this license, authors agree to make articles legally available for reuse, without permission or fees, for any purpose except commercial. Anyone may read, download, copy, print, distribute or reuse these articles without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author, as long as the author and original source are properly cited. The author holds the copyright without any other restrictions. Full information about CC-BY-NC: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/legalcode.
Publishing five special issues of the journal Diametros between 2016 and 2021 is funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland (National Programme for the Development of the Humanities), 2016-2021, project no. 0177/NPRH4/H3b/83/2016, project title: Ethics, history, medicine: the publication of special issues of the journal Diametros in English, more information.
Two of the tasks undertaken by the editorial board of the Diametros journal between 2019-20 (1. Digitalization, 2. Raising the international profile of the journal) are financed within the framework of contract 626/P-DUN/2019 from the funds of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education allocated for the promulgation of scientific research.
Three of the tasks undertaken by the editorial board of the Diametros journal between 2017-18 (1. Digitalization, 2. Raising the international profile of the journal, 3. Streamlining the safeguarding procedures connected to the originality of academic work) were financed within the framework of contract 789/P-DUN/2017 from the funds of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education allocated for the promulgation of scientific research.