Ethics, Politics & Society is an academic journal with peer review dedicated to the publication of high level contributions in the fields of Political Philosophy and Theory, as well as Normative and Applied Ethics. Although it is open to all themes and approaches in these areas of knowledge, the journal focuses on issues related to theories of justice, democracy and recognition, as well as on ethical issues connected to scientific and technological development and their social and environmental impacts. Ethics, Politics & Society accepts the submission of originals in English, Portuguese, and Spanish both with a direct contemporary approach, or using the history of Moral and Political Philosophy to shed light on relevant problems in our time.


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Access policy:

Open access; under Creative Commons 4.0 International.

Ethical statement:

EP&S journal seeks to be guided by high standards of quality and scientific integrity. In order to discourage and avoid plagiarism, it will request authors, after accepting their articles, to state that they had not been published before and elsewhere and to be entirely in its own.

Fraud being detected, before or after publication, the editors will endeavour to confront the author with the situation and inform the institution to which he is affiliated of the case.

All agents involved in the publication should disclose any foreseeable conflict of interests, stating research funding sources when relevant.

Peer review process:
1. The papers submitted to EP&S for publication are subject to the evaluation of at least two reviewers in the corresponding scientific domain. Papers are sent anonymously to blind referees, both internal and external to the journal, who are asked to write a review, according to the evaluation form adopted by the journal, taking into account the:

• adequacy to the Journal publication standards;
• adequacy of the paper subject to the scope of the Journal;
• relevance;
• originality;
• relevance of the critical methodology;
• clarity of presentation;
• arguments and relationship between initial hypotheses and results.

2. The reviews shall include one of the following recommendations: to publish without any modifications; to publish with minor modifications; to publish with significant changes; decline publication.

3. Reviewers should back their assessments with clear and strictly academic arguments, avoiding subjective comments. Reviewers should disclose any foreseeable conflict of interests. Reviewers are asked to submit their assessment in 6 weeks.