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Author Guidelines


  1. Beytulhikme is a refereed peer-reviewed philosophical journal of which is published two times annually, in June and December. The official languages of the journal are Turkish and English.
  2. Beytulhikme also publishes academic activities, interviews, reviews of book and paper and critical papers beside academic papers as long as they are between 600 and 1000 words.
  3. Beytulhikme also publishes translations. All translations should include the name of the original paper, its writer, its date, its place of publication, information about the journal in which it is published and the consent of the original publisher if it is still under the copyright protection.
  4. Dergide kör hakemlik sistemi uygulanır. Dergiye yayınlanmak üzere gönderilen yazılar en az iki hakem tarafından değerlendirilir. (There is a blind review system in the journal. Each paper sent for publication is evaluated by at least two referees.)
  5. All papers should contain a 150 words abstract both in Turkish and English. They should contain key words in Turkish and English. References and bibliography should be given at the end of the paper in APA Style.
  6. Since there is a blind review process, papers must be sent online without name of the author, by Manuscript tracking System.
  7. Papers should not exceed 5000 words, with a double space interlining, with margins left 4,5 cm, up 4,5 cm, down 3,5 cm and right 4,5 cm. In papers it should be made use of Times New Roman 11 points.
  8. Any picture or graphics in the paper should be sent separately as a jpg file and should be maksimum 10x20 cm. in size.
  9. Editorial Board is fully authorized about whether to publish or not to publish the paper. The author is fully responsible for the ideas in the paper.
  10. All rights of the published papers belong to Beytulhikme. The author of the paper should be cited for any citations from the paper.


Annotation and reference system of the journal has been described APA System. Henceforth, in manuscripts which to send to the journal, it will be used APA System.

A. Book

One Author

Ryle, G. (2009). The Concept of Mind. London & New York: Routledge.

Two or More Authors

Whitehead, A.N. & Russell, B. (1910). Principia Mathematica. 3 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Editor, Translator, or Compiler in Addition to Author

Alfarabi (1962). Alfarabi’s Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle (trans. Muhsin Mahdi). New York: The Free Press of Glencoe.

Aristotle (1925). Metaphysica (trans. W. David Ross). The Works of Aristotle, vol. VIII (ed. W. David Ross). Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Kant, I. (2000). Critique of Pure Reason (trans. P. Guyer & A.W. Wood). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Locke, J. (1974). An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (ed. A.D. Woozley). New York: Meridian Book.

Chapter or Other Part of a Book

Sorabji, R. (1990). The Ancient Commentators on Aristotle. Aristotle Transformed: The Ancient Commentators and Their Influence (ed. R. Sorabji). New York: Cornell University Press, 1-30.

Preface, Foreword, Introduction, or Similar Part of a Book

Hourani, G.F. (1976). Intruduction. Averroes. On the Harmony of Religion and Philosophy ( trans. & ed. G.F. Hourani). London: Luzac and Company, 2-8.

B. Journal Article

Article in a Print Journal

Kripke, S. (2005). Russell's Notion of Scope. Mind, 114, 1005-1037.

Article in an Online Journal

Frias, L. (2013). Moral Responsibility after Neuroscience. Filosofia Unisinos, 14 (1), 35-44.

Article in a Newspaper or Popular Magazine

Mendelsohn, D. (2010). But Enough about Me. New Yorker, January 25.

C. Other Forms

Book Review

McEvoy, M. (2008). Fear of Knowledge: Against Relativism and Constructivism by Paul Boghossian. Metaphilosophy, 39, 144-150.

Thesis or Dissertation

Arriew, R. (1976). Ockham’s Razor: A Historical and Philosophical Analysis Ockham’s Principle of Parsimony. PhD Thesis. Illinois: Graduate College of the University of Illinois.

Paper Presented at a Meeting or Conference

Adelman, R. (2009). Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On: God’s Footstool in the Aramaic Targumim and Midrashic Tradition. The Annual Meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature. New Orleans, Louisiana: November 21-24.


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