The IZPP is an international journal for philosophy and psychosomatic medicine.
As an online journal with open access it is a forum for the synopsis of humanities-related and psychosomatic concepts and theories. The contributions it publishes are committed to an inter-disciplinary approach to the 'mind-body problem', locating it at the interface between the humanities and the natural sciences. The journal also sees itself as a forum where academic and practice-oriented authors can exchange views.The main language is German, but it is possible to publish in English or in French with an english abstract.
This journal is no newsletter for instructions, but an interdisciplinary forum for theoretical reflections of applied science and for disussions of established or new therapeutical or philosophical concepts. Scientific findings and therapeutic and philosophic concepts are always changing. Though the content of this website has been carefully prepared and reviewed, the editors make no warranty, express or implied, with respect to the discussed contents herein. The users of this webpage are requested to be alert and sceptical when reading the articles of the IZPP. The authors and editors make no warranty especially with respect to the the application of presented concepts in any therapeutical context. While the informations in this journal are believed to be true and accurate at the date of going online, neither the authors nor the editors can accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions that may be made.
The IZPP contains links to other websites. The editors are not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from their pages - unless they have full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. - The contents of the World Wide Web are always changing, and the editors of the IZPP have no influence whatsoever on the information on the linked websites. At the time, we linked these sites to ours, we found no grounds whatsoever of any likely contravention of the law.
The authors and the editors accept the Berlin Declaration on Open Access. For more informations please take a look at oa.mpg.de/openaccess-berlin/berlindeclaration.html.
Please also look for Impressum and Instructions to Authors.
Current issue online: www.izpp.de/aktuelle-ausgabe.html
Main topic: Religion and Religiosity
Next issue: 15 dec 2010
Main topic: Bodies of Cult - Cult of the Body
Final paper submission deadline: 31 oct 2010
It's also possible to submit papers with themes apart from the main topics.
Instructions for English-language Manuscripts
The papers published in the IZPP are original papers referring to an inter-disciplinary approach to the “mind-body problem”, locating it at the interface between the humanities and the natural sciences. The journal also sees itself as a forum where academic and practice-oriented authors can exchange views. It is possible to submit original papers, case reports, book reviews, film reviews, interviews, portraits and experimental works.
The editors in chief can not warrant the publication of submitted manuscripts. All papers will be reviewed before deciding on publishing. Original works will be reviewed by the editors in chief and members of the advisory board. Case reports, book reviews, film reviews, interviews, portraits and experimental projects will be reviewed by the editors in chief. Reviewers of the advisory board remain anonymous. The editorial decision is final. The editors decide on informing the author about the reasons for a refusal of a submitted manuscript. It is not possible to demand a statement of the editors or members of the advisory board.
Any source of support for the presented research must be acknowledged in the paper.
Please send your manuscript by email in Microsoft Word formatted documents to one of the editors in chief. Please do not send printed versions, letters or disks by postal service. Before submitting experimental (artistical) works please contact one of the editors in chief.
Extent of Paper
Original papers should not exceed 35.000 characters. Case reports can have 20.000 characters. Each submission must include an English abstract. Interviews, book reviews, film reviews and congress reports should not exceed 10.000 characters.
Formation of Paper
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