Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions: Editorial Policies

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Focus and Scope

Filosofia Theoretica is a publication of Calabar School of Philosophy (CSP), University of Calabar. From 2018,  the journal will begin to publish a third issue which will be a bi-lingual edition in both French and English languagesFilosofia Theoretica provides outlet for well researched and original papers in the following areas of African studies: philosophy, culture, religions, history and arts. It also publishes book reviews. Its publication cycle is January-June and July-December issues. The journal is abstracted/indexed on SCOPUS, EBSCO Humanities Source, ProQuest, Google Scholar, Ajol, EBSCO Database, Philosopher's index, etc. Filosofia Theoretica is also accredited by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DoHET), South Africa. 

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Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Article received is sent out for peer review within 3 weeks of receipt if it meets the journal’s  preliminary standard thereafter the author is mailed the over all recommendation the paper is published upon meeting the journal’s recommendations the journal does not charge publication fees.


Publication Frequency

This Journal is published twice each year; January-June and July-December Issues.


Editorial Board

  • Dr. Jonathan O. Chimakonam University of Calabar, Editor-in- Chief
  • Dr. Mesembe I. Edet University of Calabar,  Assoc. Editor
  • Dr. Michael Onyebuchi Eze University of Cambridge, Assoc. Editor
  • Dr. Bernard Matolino University of KwaZulu Natal,   Assoc. Editor
  • Dr. Idom T. Inyabri University of Calabar,  Copy Editor I
  • Ada Agada University of Nigeria, Copy Editor II
  • Aribiah Attoe University of Calabar,   Copy Editor III
  • Ogbonna Lucky »» Editorial Assistant
  • Victor Nweke »» Editorial Assistant
  • Segun T Samuel »» Editorial Assistant


Editorial Consultants

  • Professor Innocent Asouzu »» University of Calabar, Nigeria
  • Dist. Professor Thaddeus Metz »» University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Professor Louise du’ Toit »» University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Professor Oladele Balogun »» Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria
  • Professor Apollos Nwauwa »» Bowling Green State University, USA
  • Professor Olatunji Oyeshile »» University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Professor Bruce Janz »» University of Central Florida, USA
  • Professor Uduma O. Uduma »» Ebonyi State University, Nigeria
  • Professor Fainos Mangena »» University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

ISSN: 2408-5987
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