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Universitas Philosophica, founded by Manuel Domínguez Miranda in 1983, is a biannual academic peer-reviewed journal of philosophy; and an organ of communication of the academic, research, teaching, continuing education and professional service activities of the Faculty of Philosophy, at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia. Universitas Philosophica is focused on the promotion of Philosophy as such, and of its relationship with other sciences, practices and knowledge. This journal is aimed at promoting a socially responsible relation with the local, national and international community through a living dialogue enriching the philosophical reflection of mankind. Universitas Philosophica publishes original editions -or authorized re-editions- in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese, every six months. Contributions are evaluated by the Editorial Committee and academic peer-reviwers in a double-blind system. Universitas Philosophica reserves its right to accept or reject contributions according to the recommendations of the Editorial Committee and the results of the review process. Universitas Philosophica adheres to the copyright parameters established by the National Law and the University.

Its abbreviated title is Univ. philos., and it should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, references and bibliographic strips.


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The articles published in Universitas Philosophica are indexed or summarized by:

  • Publindex: Índice Bibliográfico Nacional del Sistema Nacional de Indexación de publicaciones Científicas Colombianas - Conciencias, Colombia.
  • Sifco: Sistema de Información de la Filosofía en Colombia - Universidad Santo Tomás, Colombia.
  • Latindex: Sistema regional de información en línea para revistas científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal - UNAM, México.
  • Clase: Universidad Autónoma de México - México.
  • Biblat: Universidad Autónoma de México - México.
  • Philosopher's Index: The Philosopher's Center - Ohio, Estados Unidos.
  • ISP/RBIP Repertoire Bibliographique de la Philosophie: Université Catholique de Louvain - Bélgica.
  • Institut de L'information Scientifique et Technique: Vandaeuvre-lès-Nancy, Francia



With regard to cases of forgery, Universitas Philosophica considered counterfeiting occurs when data will are manipulated, modified and changed by the authors on a whim, and the omission when the authors hide from deliberately a fact or data. Plagiarism occurs when an author presents as his own ideas, data, results created by others. Plagiarism can occur in varying degrees: direct copy of a text without quote and cite the source, change a few words of text, paraphrases and insufficient appreciation.

Standards: European Association of Science Editors (EASE), 1994

ICMJE, 2001

Council of Science Editors (CSE) Style guide, 2000



The publication of this journal is financially supported by:

  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia. - PUJ

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