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Submission rules

  1. Logical Investigations accepts for submission papers containing original results in all areas of logic. The papers should not have been published or simultaneously submitted to another publication. Manuscripts are accepted for the publication in the journal within the scope of the following sections:
    • Traditinal logic.
    • Symbolic logic (studies of the logical calculi, algebraic logic, model theory, proof theory).
    • Non-classical logics (intuitionist logic, modal logic, multi-valued logic, fuzzy logic, substructural logics, including relevant logic, deontic logic, subjective logic, non-monotonic logic, combimnatorial logic and lambda-calculi, quantum logic, Leśniewski's systems, truth-logic, etc.
    • Philosophy and logic (philosophy of logic, logical philosophy, onthologic).
    • Logic and language (logical analysis of language, formal philosophy of language, linguistic foundations of logic).
    • Applied logic (logic in computer science, artificial intelligence, cognitive sciences, formal epistemology).
    • Theory and practice of argumentation.
    • History of logic.
    • Analitycal overviews.
    • Reviews.
  2. The Editor in Chief makes the decision which of the submitted articles should be published, with due account for opinions of the Editorial Board and the reviewers. The decision is made within two months since the date of submission of the manuscript.
  3. Authors are not charged for the publication.
  4. Publication languages are Russian, English.
  5. Papers should be submitted electronically in the LaTeX format (special permission of the editorial board is needed for submissions to be made in the MSWord format). While typesetting a paper, the original style file LIarticle.cls, and the template LI_template_eng.tex. These materials can be downloaded here.
  6. Tex- and pdf-files and files with pictures are submitted to the editorial office. It is forbidden to use new (entered by the author when typing) command sequences in the LIarticle.cls file.
  7. Papers should not exceed 20 pages in the above mentioned format (including the notes, the bibliography, the abstract).
  8. In addition to the principal text, the manuscript should include the following mandatory elements:
    • Information about the author(s):
      • first and last names of the author;
      • affiliation;
      • full address of the place of work (including the postal code, country and city);
      • author’s e-mail address.
    • article title;
    • abstract (200 to 250 words)
      • The abstract should be an objective representation of the article: it must not contain results which are not presented and substantiated in the main text and should not exaggerate the main conclusions. The abstract should be intelligible to the general reader without reference to the text. After a brief introduction of the topic, the summary recapitulates the key points of the article and mentions possible directions for prospective research. Reference citations should not be included in this section, unless urgently required, and abbreviations should not be included without explanations.
    • keywords (8-10 words/word combinations)
      • Your paper should have appropriate keywords, which will be used to index the paper in various online databases, and helps others to find your paper.
    • the list of works cited.
      • The bibliographical references should be placed at the end of the paper as the general list ordered alphabetically, and formatted in strict accordance with the guidelines of the international bibliographical databases (Scopus and others).
    • Submission rules and rules of bibliography can be found here.
  9. Submissions should be e-mailed to the following address: editorial_board@logicalinvestigations.ru