Sartre Studies International

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Existentialism and Contemporary Culture

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The Board of Editors welcomes contributions for publication in the journal. Articles may be on any aspect of Sartre's work, including his relationship with other intellectual figures (eg. De Beauvoir, Camus, Merleau-Ponty). The journal will occasionally publish articles written in French. Submissions are preferred as e-mail attachments formatted for Microsoft Word. Authors wishing to submit articles should send the to the North American Society care of Bruce Baugh ( and to the UK Society care of Sarah Richmond (

The document file must be set at the US letter or A4 paper size standard. The entire document (including the notes and references) should be double-spaced with 1-inch (2.5 cm) margins on all sides, and should be no more than 8,000 words in length. A 12-point standard font such as Times or Times New Roman is required and should be used for all text, including headings, notes, and references.

On the cover page clearly note contact details (including e-mail and mailing address) up to the planned date of publication. Include an abstract of not more than 150 words and 5 to 8 keywords, along with a short biographical note of approximately 100 words. The abstract should include the research question, identify the data, and give some indication of the findings, but avoid duplicating the main body of text verbatim.

Manuscripts that have been accepted for publication but do not conform to the Sartre Studies International style may be returned to the author for amendment. Upon acceptance, authors are required to submit copyright agreements and all necessary permission letters for reprinting or modifying copyrighted materials. The author is fully responsible for obtaining all permissions.


SSI Style Guides

Sartre Studies International is published twice a year and in Association with the United Kingdom Sartre Society (issue 1) and North American Sartre Society (issue 2).

Please consult the appropriate style guide for either UK submissions (comprehensive or abbreviated) or US submissions for the following conventions: Spelling and punctuation; the presentation of numbers and dates; the style for references. For requirements regarding display materials (illustrations, maps, photographs, figures, and tables), please refer to the style guide.


Ethics Statement

Authors published in Sartre Studies International (SSI) certify that their works are original and their own. The editors certify that all materials, with the possible exception of editorial introductions, book reviews, and some types of commentary, have been subjected to double-blind peer review by qualified scholars in the field. While every effort is made by the publishers and the editorial board to see that no inaccurate or misleading data, opinions or statements appear in this journal, they wish to make it clear that the data and opinions appearing in the articles herein are the sole responsibility of the contributor concerned. For a more detailed explanation concerning these qualifications and responsibilities, please see the complete Sartre Studies International Ethics Statement.