Calls for Papers - 2

Call for papers 2: European and Asian Perspectives on Applied Ethics

We invite paper submission for a special issue of the Annals of the University of Bucharest – Philosophy Series, to be published in the second part of 2018. The editors of this special issue are Shunzo Majima (University of Hiroshima) and Emilian Mihailov (University of Bucharest).
The issue is entitled European and Asian Perspectives on Applied Ethics.

It is often contended that the Western philosophical tradition dominates the field of applied ethics. This issue aims to provide a platform for research on applied ethics from European and Asian perspectives.

The special issue inquiries into:
1. How can we deal with various and conflicting moral perspectives?
2. What are the significant differences and common features of European and Asian perspectives on applied ethics?
3. What themes in applied ethics are specific to Asian scholars?
4. How moral intuitions vary across Asian and European culture?

These themes are only indicative and do not limit the scope of the expected research papers. We encourage submission based on experiments and empirical research. Theoretical and conceptual positions are also welcome.

Please submit papers within a range of 6000 to 8000 words, including references, as well as author’s name, institutional affiliation, and email address. Manuscripts will be written in English only. Papers should have an abstract and five to eight key-words. For submission please follow these guidelines: Manuscript should be submitted to the editors at having as subject “European and Asian Perspectives on Applied Ethics”. The deadline for submission is 1st of December 2017. Authors will be notified about the review results by 1st of March 2018.

Annals of the University of Bucharest – Philosophy Series is one of the oldest philosophical research journals published in Central and Eastern Europe since 1960. It is an open access double blind peer review journal currently indexed by EBSCOhost, Philosopher’s Index, CEEOL, and ERIH