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Philosophical Alternatives Journal

Philosophical Alternatives Journal (1992 – ) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IPhS, BAS). It was founded in 1945 under the title Philosophical Thought. We invite contributions that address the following fields: Ontology, Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, History of Philosophy, Philosophical Anthropology, Philosophy of History, Philosophy of Religion, Ethics, Aesthetics, Logic, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. We also publish book reviews. Philosophical Alternatives is issued in six books a year.

Further information at: journal website:; FB –; IPhS home page:

Instructions for authors are on the last page.

Indexing: Articles in the journal are indexed, referred and listed in ERIH PLUS, Philosopher’s Index, EBSCOhost, Central and Eastern European Online Library (, Google Scholar ( As of 2023, it is registered in CrossRef (with DOI identification:

Contact address: 6 Patriarch Evtimii Blvd., 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria.

Submissions should be sent to:  (Editor-in-Chief) and  (Editor).

Editorial Board

Nikolay Mihaylov (Editor-in-Chief), Valeri Lichev (Deputy Editor-in-Chief), Galin Penev (Scientific Secretary), Doroteya Angelova, Sylvia Borissova,
Ani Dimitrova, Aleksandar Donev, Kristiyan Enchev, Aleksandar Gungov,
Stoyan Stavru, Ivanka Stapova

International Advisory Board

Rossen Dandoloff (France), Mafalda Eiró-Gomes (Portugal), Valentin Goranko (Sweden), Axel Honneth (Germany), Christopher Hookway (Great Britain), Ginny Whitehouse (USA), Malek Hosseini (Iran), Nathan Houser (Canada, USA), Nikolay Milkov (Germany), ‪Marcin Miłkowski (Poland), Alexander Neklessa (Russia), Veselin Petkov (Canada), Vit Punčochář (Czech Republic), Ana Raposo (Portugal), Rudolf Siebert (USA), Richard Tempest (USA); Tatyana Batuleva, Nina Dimitrova, Valentin Kanawrow, Ivan Kolev, Stefan Penov, Anguel S. Stefanov (Bulgaria)

All the articles in this issue, as well as all articles published in Philo­so­phi­cal Alternatives from 1992 to the present, can be downloaded in PDF format at Cen­tral and Eastern European Online Library – The CEEOL journal page is:



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