CFP: SYMPHILOSOPHIE: International Journal of Philosophical Romanticism 2 (2020)

Submission deadline: May 30, 2020

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Call for Papers SYMPHILOSOPHIE 2 (2020): The Women Writers of Philosophical Romanticism

SYMPHILOSOPHIE: International Journal of Philosophical Romanticism is an online, open-access and peer-reviewed journal for new academic research on philosophical romanticism. SYMPHILOSOPHIE is now accepting submissions of original research articles, review essays, book reviews and new translations for its second issue, which will appear in late 2020. 

The main focus of this second issue is the thought of the women thinkers and writers of philosophical romanticism, among others: Karoline von Günderrode, Caroline Schlegel, Dorothea Veit, Sophie Mereau, Germaine de Staël, Bettina von Arnim. Possible topics to be addressed include: theories of the sexes, freedom, gender, marriage, property, relations between women and men in society, the state etc., and the relation of these female thinkers to their male peers in philosophical romanticism, and vice versa. These topics should be philosophically treated. This could be done from the perspectives of metaphysics, politics, right (law), ethics, aesthetics, religion, anthropology, or other philosophers and traditions, and/or in relation to modern 21stcentury issues, debates, and so on.  

Apart from a section on the main topic, SYMPHILOSOPHIE also has a further section containing miscellaneous essays. Original research articles and reviews on other topics of philosophical romanticism will therefore also be considered for this second issue.

The submission deadline is: 31 May 2020.

SYMPHILOSOPHIE especially welcomes scholarly research that returns to the original textual sources, while critically taking into account the secondary literature. The journal accepts submissions in the English, French, German and Italian languages. 

Research and review articles should be no longer than 12,000 words, including footnotes and bibliography. Book reviews should not exceed 2,000 words. Submissions in English should adhere to the Chicago Manual of Style and be sent in MS Word format (.doc or .docx).

Please send contributions to the following address: [email protected]

Articles must be accompanied by a short abstract (150 words maximum) in English and one of the other three languages of the journal, as well as a selection of 5 keywords, also in these two languages.

For more information, see the website of the journal:

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