Athens Journal of Philosophy
Papers Under Review

This list includes papers that have been accepted by the Editors of the AJPHIL (desk accepted) and have been sent out for blind review. However, ATINER has decided to upload the submitted paper so that Academics and Researchers are more than welcomed to provide comments about these papers. This unique reviewing process serves the following purposes (a) transparency of the review process; (b) academics other the designated blind reviewers have the opportunity to read, learn and comment on a paper before it is published; (c) the authors benefit from more than the two comments normally provided by a standard reviewing process and (d) papers are checked for true originality before they are published. Please note that comments will be accepted up to two months from the uploaded date of the paper. You can send the comments using the referee report available here.

  1. Redefining Heroism: A Tapestry Woven with Napoleon Bonaparte, Mikhail Kutuzov, Andrew Bolkonsky, Nicholas Rostov, Feodor Dolokhov, Captain Tushin, Pierre Bezukhov and Platon Karataev in War and Peace (Paper Code: 2024-6048-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 17 June 2024)
  2. From the Euthyphro to Theodicy: The Problem of Language and God (Paper Code: 2024-5988-AJPHIL Uploaded on 30 May 2024)
  3. Naming/Meaning Distinction Delineated in the Context of the Essence/Existence Distinction (Paper Code: 2024-5918-AJPHI-PHI Uploaded on 1 May 2024)
  4. The Aesthetics of Humanoid Robot Design: The Psychological and Ethical Dimensions (Paper Code: 2024-5916-AJPHI-PHI Uploaded on 30 April 2024)
  5. Eroticism in its Connection with Aesthetics and Complexity (Paper Code: 2024-5909-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 29 April 2024)
  6. Is Classical Music Superior to Pop Music? On the Structure of the Evaluation of Music (Paper Code: 2024-5907-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 29 April 2024)
  7. Aquinas’s Claim: Love of Neighbor as Oneself Is Self-Evident (Paper Code: 2024-5850-AJPHIL Uploaded on 19 March 2024)
  8. The Wager on God by Blaise Pascal. Blaise Pascal’s bet on God (Paper Code: 2024-5741-AJPHIL Uploaded on 12 January 2024)
  9. The Practicality of the Theory of the Good: An Interpretative Reconstruction (Paper Code: 2023-5695-AJPHI Uploaded on 28 November 2023)
  10. The Kantian Notion of Categories and their Origin (Paper Code: 2023-5694-AJPHI Uploaded on 28 November 2023)
  11. Nature of Vedic Ethicsand its Critique as Soteriology (Paper Code: 2023-5614-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 4 October 2023)
  12. Interpretative Phenomenological/Phronesis Analyses: Using Hermeneutic Universal Themes (HUTs) to Identify Research Participant Experiential Narratives (Paper Code: 2023-5595-AJPHIL Uploaded on 27 September 2023)
  13. Freedom as a Mode of Thought. Hannah Arendt (Paper Code: 2023-5531-AJPHI Uploaded on 21 August 2023)
  14. Broken Mirror. Reflection on Art (Paper Code: 2023-5499-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 17 July 2023)
  15. Abrahamic Theism, Free Will, and Eternal Torment (Paper Code: 2023-5490-AJPHIL Uploaded on 12 July 2023)
  16. Chatbots, Robots, and the Ethics of Automating Psychotherapy (Paper Code: 2023-5477-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 3 July 2023)
  17. On Smrti (Paper Code: 2023-5461-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 27 June 2023)
  18. The Problem of Returning to the “Things 1 Themselves” in the IR Theorisation: Phenomenology’s Possible Use in the Study of the Pre-Theoretical, Immediate Givenness of the IR Phenomena and Events(Paper Code: 2023-5438-AJPHIL-POL Uploaded on 18 June 2023)
  19. Two Aristotelian Ethics: The Ethics of Aquinas and Augustine vs. the Situation Ethics of Joseph Fletcher(Paper Code: 2023-5427-AJPHIL Uploaded on 12 June 2023)
  20. A Response to Sartre’s Concept of Freedom and to the Existentialist Attempt to Found Ethics upon Commitment(Paper Code: 2023-5426-AJPHIL Uploaded on 12 June 2023)
  21. Go(Φ)d is Number: Plotting the Divided Line & the Problem of the Irrational (Paper Code: 2023-5326-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 17 May 2023)

The review process of the following papers has been completed
  1. Seeking Oneness: The Zhuangzi and Psychedelics (Paper Code: 2022-5011-AJPHI-PHI Uploaded on 25 August 2022)
  2. Revisiting the Universal Decla ration of Human Rights _ UDHR: From the Fallacies to a New Generation of  Rights (Paper Code: 2023-5478-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 3 July 2023)
  3. On the Origin of Philosophy and its History (Paper Code: 2023-5459-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 27 June 2023)
  4. Are There Invalid Deductive Arguments? (Paper Code: 2023-5454-AJPHIL Uploaded on 22 June 2023)
  5. Could Philosophy of Spiritual Exercise be the Key to Develop Responsible Innovation?(Paper Code: 2023-5390-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 17 May 2023)
  6. On the Triple Connection s between Morality and Politics (Paper Code: 2023-5351-AJPHIL-POL Uploaded on 17 May 2023)
  7. Thinking through Sets: Exploring How Chinese Pictographic Language Shapes Chinese Logic (Paper Code: 2023-5302-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 24 April 2023)
  8. What does Leo Strauss’s “be alert to the art of writing” means? A study based on Strauss’s Study of Spinoza’s Theologico-Political Treatise (Paper Code: 2023-5286-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 24 April 2023)
  9. Conceptualising Discourse: The Ancient and Modern Greek Word of συζητώ – συζητέω (συ+ζητώ) in Modern Philosophy Law (Paper Code: 2023-5308-AJPHIL Uploaded on 4 May 2023)
  10. Philosophy of Law or Philosophy of Reason –The idea of a Treaty establishing a Constitution for the European Union (Paper Code: 2023-5287-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 24 April 2023)
  11. Jurisprudence: The Study of the Rule of Law in a Republic (Paper Code: 2023-5273-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 19 April 2023)
  12. How Crito Might Have Rejoined (Paper Code: 2023-5235-AJPHIL Uploaded on 28 March 2023)
  13. Bertrand Russell’s Philosophical Logic and Its Logical Forms (Paper Code: 2023-5228-AJPHIL Uploaded on 15 March 2023)
  14. Mosse and Arendt: Two Perspectives on Totaliarianism and Democracy (Paper Code: 2023-5200-AJPHIL-PHI Uploaded on 20 February 2023)
  15. Genealogy of Ancient Philosophy in view of the ‘Great Quarrel’: Towards an Expository Essay (Paper Code: 2022-5093-AJPHIL Uploaded on 16 November 2022)
  16. Epicurean Induction and Atomism in Mathematics (Paper Code: 2023-5175-AJPHIL Uploaded on 2 February 2023)
  17. Dog-like Madness in Tragedy and the Early Cynics (Paper Code: 2023-5173-AJPHIL Uploaded on 2 February 2023)
  18. The Transition from ‘Mythos to ‘Logos’: The Case of Heraclitus (Paper Code: 2022-5092-AJPHIL Uploaded on 16 November 2022)
  19. Kant on Quantitative and Qualitative Judgments (Paper Code: 2022-5073-AJPHI Uploaded on 1 November 2022)
  20. The Oparin Hypothesis is a Falling Star (Paper Code: 2022-5029-AJPHI-SCI Uploaded on 14 October 2022)
  21. Wittgenstein’s Notion of ‘Higher’: A Reading from Sankara’s Conception of Jnana (Paper Code: 2022-5028-AJPHI Uploaded on 14 October 2022)
  22. Metaphysics: Intelligible Questions and the Explicable World of Intentionality (Paper Code: 2022-4752-PHI Uploaded on 10 June 2022)
  23. Crime as Language II – Hyperviolence and Georges Bataille´s Concept of the Sovereign (Paper Code: 2022-4840-AJPHI-PHI Uploaded on 10 June 2022)
  24. Sets, Properties and Truth Values: A Category-Theoretic Approach to Zermelo’s Axiom of Separation (Paper Code: 2022-4981-AJPHI-PHI Uploaded on 16 August 2022)
  25. Philosophy as Science and Art: A Study on the Objectivity of Knowledge in Schopenhauer (Paper Code: 2022-4805-AJPHI-PHI Uploaded on 28 May 2022)
  26. One Country, Two Systems. Understand the Paradox of the Last Hong Kong Crisis (Paper Code: 2022-4738-AJPHI-PHI Uploaded on 6 May 2022)
  27. The Debate as a Mono-Dialogue – Comments on the Question of Philosophical Discourse (Paper Code: 2022-4729-AJPHI-PHI Uploaded on 28 April 2022)
  28. A Stinging Citizen: Socrates “The Gadfly” as a Political Model (Paper Code: 2022-4725-AJPHI-PHI Uploaded on 27 April 2022)
  29. Hegel and the Antidialectic (Paper Code: 2022-4653-AJPHI on 16 March 2022)
  30. The Historical Evolution of the Ethics of Complexity and Its Conceptual Development (Paper Code: 2022-4642-AJPHI on 25 February 2022)
  31. Existential Authenticity and the Challenges of the Postmodern Society (Paper Code: 2021-4278-AJPHI-PHI on 23 February 2022)
  32. Righteous Propaganda: On Hip-Hop’s Response to Police Brutality (Paper Code: 2021-4405-AJPHI-PHI on 5 August 2021)
  33. Solidarity, Knowledge and Social Hope (Paper Code: 2022-4615-AJPHI on 16 February 2022)
  34. Practical Philosophy according to Reinhold (Paper Code: 2021-4424-AJPHI on 23 August 2021)
  35. Metalinguistic “Troubles” with Kripkean Proper Names (Paper Code: 2021-4417-AJPHI on 25 February 2022)
  36. Epistemic Awareness of Doxastic Distinctions: Delineating Types of Beliefs in Belief-Formation (Paper Code: 2021-4344-AJPHI-PHI on 4 January 2022)