· Margins: 1 inch all around; gutter 0, header/footer 0.5 inches.
· Line spacing: exactly 24 point throughout body and endnotes
· Font: Times New Roman, 12 point
· Paragraphs: left justified, first line indented, no extra space between paragraphs
· Headings: 2 return-spaces before, centered, 1 return-space after; Arabic numerals; no boldfacing, no italics
· Subheadings: 2 return-spaces before, left-justified, 1 return-space after; Arabic numerals; no boldfacing, no italics
· Spacing between all words, punctuation marks, etc. is no more than one space.
· Endnotes: must be less than 350 words each
· For Greek, use Unicode.
The Journal follows the latest version of the Chicago Manual of Style (CMS).
Citations are to be collected as endnotes, in the same font and spacing as main text.
Please do not use reference lists or bibliographies.
The first time a book is referred to in the notes, the citation should include the author’s first name (or initial) and last name, title, the place and date of publication, and the publisher (if available).
For subsequent citations, please use the author’s last name, the title, and page numbers.
If you are using an abbreviated title, provide the abbreviation in square brackets.
1 Daniel Garber, Descartes' Metaphysical Physics [Metaphysical Physics]
(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992), 138–40.
2 Garber, Metaphysical Physics, 140–42.
Shortened citations to multivolume works:
For shortened references to multivolume works, JHP allows one of two systems of citing volume and page number, depending on whether volume number is given in Roman or Arabic numerals.
Ex.: AT III.23 (AT = René Descartes Oeuvres complètes, Adam and Tannery)
Arabic: colon follows Arabic numeral; page number follows colon without spacing.
Ex.: AA 3:23 (AA = Kants gesammelte Schriften [Akademie-Ausgabe])
*Please note that no comma follows the abbreviation for multivolume works, and that the abbreviation is non-italicized.
Citations to book, chapter, section, subsection, page number, etc. within a work
It is standard to refer to some philosophical works by the organizational scheme established by the author. In a note, the title of the work (usually abbreviated) is followed by a comma, and then the citation is given.
Ex. by book, chapter, and section in Locke’s Essay on Human Understanding: Essay, II.viii.8.
If a page number is given in addition to these divisions, it is separated by the last division by a comma and a space.
Ex. by Book, Part, Chapter, Sub-chapter, and page numbersin Hutcheson’s System of Moral Philosophy: System,I.ii.7.iii–viii, 122–34
3 Ori Zoltes, ed., Georgia: Art and Civilization through the Ages [Georgia]
(London: Philip Wilson, 1999), 280.
4 T. Silverstein, trans., Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Chicago: University of
Chicago Press, 1974).
Editor or Translator in Addition to Author
5 T. W. Adorno and W. Benjamin, The Complete Correspondence, 1928–1940,
ed. H. Lonitz, trans. N. Walker (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999).
Articles in Edited Books
6 Edwin Curley, “Hobbes versus Descartes,” in Descartes and His Contemporaries: Meditations, Objections, and Replies, ed. Roger Ariew and MarjorieGrene (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995), 97–109.
7 Jerry A. Fodor, “A Modal Argument for Narrow Content” [“A Modal Argument”], Journal of Philosophy 88 (1979): 536–38.
8 Michael R. Ayers, “Mechanism, Superadditon, and the Proofs of God’s Existence in Locke’s Essay” [“Mechanism”], Philosophical Review 90 (1981): 210–51, at 221.
9 Fodor, “A Modal Argument,” 538.
For further examples and difficult cases, please consult chapter 17 of the CMS.
Punctuation and Quotations
Quotation marks: Please follow American (and not British) conventions regarding quotation marks.
Use double quotes
for titles of essays, poems, plays, etc. (Use singe quotes for titles within double-quoted titles.)
for direct quotations of sentences, phrases, or, in some cases, words.
Ex.: Linguistic “parameters,” says Chomsky, are the basis of UG.
to indicate a word is being used in a special (e.g. metaphoric, metonymic, obscure) sense.
Ex.: He pulled a “Johnny” that night.
Use single quotes
for quotes within quotes.
to indicate that a word is being mentioned.
Exs.: (a) They printed ‘bird.’ (b) I know what ‘starving’ means.
Extended (or block) quotations should be spaced like the main body of the text, and are left-justified. To clarify where block quote starts and ends, please insert and tags at the
beginning at the end of each quote. There should be one double-spaced-sized gap between the body of the text and the and symbols.
The source of a block quotation may be given in parentheses after the final punctuation