Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Authors, reviewers, and editors of Prolegomena are required to adhere to the highest standards of publication ethics.

Manuscripts submitted for publication should be original and scientifically significant. Authors should avoid plagiarism, self-plagiarism, guest authorship, ghost authorship, redundant publications, simultaneous submissions, and any kind of conflict of interest.

Reviewers provide assistance to editors in evaluating manuscripts submitted for publication. Their objectivity, impartiality, respect for differences of opinion, observance of confidentiality, willingness to provide constructive criticism, and avoidance of any kind of conflict of interest, is particularly expected.

In their decisions about the acceptance or rejection of a manuscript for publication, as well as in their communications with authors and reviewers, editors should be guided by objectivity, impartiality and confidentiality. Editors are also expected to ensure the anonymity of the review process and to avoid any kind of conflict of interest.

In cases of suspected malpractice, the editors follow the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) available at