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Basic Information

El Ágora U.S.B. is a serial publication of scientific, critical, and analytical character of the Human Formation and Bioethics Department. In it, the written production of different scholars devoted to teaching and research within society, is published. It is edited by Saint Bonaventure University, Medellin. It is issued every semester (from January to June and from July to December).

It aims, at a last resort, to open alternative spaces which motivate and foster the sustained and scientific search for answers to today's world challenges and a country subject to changes and transformations, but they will have to take man into account as a permanent actor and end in himself, it is a reality that the University should not be grown apart if it wants to be faithful to its fundamental mission.

Audience to whom the El Ágora U.S.B. Journal at Saint Bonaventure University is addressed to:

The Contents of this journal is addressed to specialists, researchers, and undergraduate and graduate students, as well as different social organizations interested in issues relating to the social and human sciences.

Sections of the El Ágora U.S.B. at Saint Bonaventure University:

The production in question is divided into three sections of articles, as follows:

  1. Open Chair: Research works which propose by the dignity of the human being.

  2. Bioethics at University: A contribution from research and the scientific job aiming to make people aware of a fragile life faced with techno-bio-medical advancements.

  3. The Franciscan Thought: A space which aims to generate meaningful contributions from the research work to the University's self-identity like in the case of Franciscan philosophy, to science and the social transformation.

Its abbreviated title is Ágora U.S.B., and it should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, references and bibliographic strips.

Information Services

The articles published in El Ágora U.S.B. are indexed or summarized by:

  • Publindex - Colciencias
  • SciELO
  • DOAJ
  • IBSS
  • OEI


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