Journal updates

  • Call for Symposia and Special Issues

    Call for Symposia and Special Issues

    Symposia are a collection of 3-5 and Special Issues are a collection of 6-9 original papers, accompanied by an introduction by the guest editors.

    Proposals have a maximum word count of 2.000 words and provide information about

    the guest editor(s) the topic and rationale of the collection envisaged authors short abstracts of the planned contributions explanation of the importance of the topic the selection of authors and themes

    Proposals for both kinds of collections can be submitted at any time. The editorial team will evaluate and select proposals twice a year starting on October 1 and April 1. Decisions about the acceptance of the proposals will be taken within 8 weeks after these deadlines. Please send proposals to the Editors-in-Chief Emanuela Ceva ( and Lubomira Radoilska (

  • Virtual Special Issue: The methodology of ethical theory

    Our journal, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, has always been home to papers that discuss methodological concerns. This virtual special issue makes globally accessible numerous examples of such publications to the interested reader.

    Please see the introduction by Thomas Schramme and the link to the articles under "Journal Updates" on this webpage  

  • Call for Special Issues: Ethics in Asian Philosophical Traditions

    Ethical Theory and Moral Practice invites proposals for a special issue on topics interfacing contemporary ethics and Asian philosophies/comparative philosophy involving Asian traditions.

    This dedicated issue forms part of the journal’s ongoing efforts to expand the repertoire of traditions, ideas and approaches typically considered in mainstream ethical philosophy, and to foster dialogue and engagement across cultures and methodologies.

  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.