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Lo Sguardo is a peer reviewed and open access journal of philosophy, previously published by Gaffi Editore and currently published by Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura. Since the founding in 2009 Lo Sguardo has been publishing exclusively single-topic issues every four six (starting from n. 26, 2018) months.

Lo Sguardo is registered by Rome’s Tribunal with Authorization n° 387/2011. Its publications have the ISSN code: 2036-6558. Lo Sguardo is a scientific journal acknowledged by the Italian Agency for the Evaluation of Research and University (ANVUR) for the following research fields:

The focus areas of the journal are philosophical issues of theoretical relevance, in their connection with the history of Western philosophy and, in particular, with the crucial moments and decisive aspects of modern and contemporary thought. Lo Sguardo serves as intellectual meeting place of study and research, intertwining theoretical reflection and genealogical inquiry.

The topic of each issue of the journal is established by the editorial board with the advice of an International Scientific Committee. The editorial board assigns each issue to an editor, which can be chosen either among the members of editorial staff itself or among external scholars. Thus each issue of the journal is supported by a scientific supervision of an expert on the subject in question.The journal adopts peer-review process using double blind refereeing (see Code). To find out the modalities of the blind review please see this page.

“Lo Sguardo” publishes contributions in Italian, English, French, German and Spanish, encouraging the international dimension of philosophical research.



Editorial policies:

The papers published by Lo Sguardo are divided into the following categories:

Articles: This category indicates the scientific papers produced and submitted only by invitation. All contributions of this section are peer-reviewed.

Contributions: This category indicates the scientific papers produced and submitted in response to the call for papers published in each issue of the journal. All contributions of this section are subjected to a double blind peer review.

Interviews: This category indicates interview essays and interviews with authors of significant works and with leading figures in the contemporary philosophical panorama.

Texts:This category indicates the first Italian translations of texts of great significance from the theoretical and scientific point of view (for example, excerpt from significant scientific works recently published or articles of great relevance for the scientific community not yet published in Italian).

Reviews: This category indicates reviews, notes and discussions of scientific publications. We distinguish “thematic reviews” (reviews of books treating the same topic of the issue they are published in) and “athematic reviews” (reviews of books whose topic is different from the one treated in the issue they are published in).



“Lo Sguardo” is indexed by:

Web Of Science Thomson Reuters (Emerging Sources Citation Index)
DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals
Philosopher’s Index
ERIHPLUS
Catalogo Italiano dei Periodici
WorldCat
Google Scholar
MLA Bibliography
Open Aire
Cite Factor.

Lo Sguardo è un progetto full open access. Puoi scaricare gratuitamente tutto il nostro archivio, ma saremmo lieti di ricevere un piccolo contributo tramite PayPal.
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Lo Sguardo is a full open access project. You can download all the articles for free, but we will be glad to receive a little support through PayPal.
Lo Sguardo è un progetto full open access. Puoi scaricare gratuitamente tutto il nostro archivio, ma saremmo lieti di ricevere un piccolo contributo tramite PayPal.
Sostieni Lo Sguardo
Support Lo Sguardo
Lo Sguardo is a full open access project. You can download all the articles for free, but we will be glad to receive a little support through PayPal.
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