Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

AJOP is a publication of Thomas Aquinas Initiative for Catholic Education domiciled in the Department of Philosophy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The objective of the journal is to publish original articles and research findings in traditional and emerging fields of philosophy which explore not only the various thematic dimensions and traditions of the discipline, but also themes that painstakingly deal with the practical relevance of philosophy in different aspect of human endeavor.
Thomas Aquinas Initiative of Catholic Education, retains the copyright to the articles published in the journal. However, the contributors are responsible for the views and claims expressed in their papers.
Papers for publication in the journal are accepted throughout the year. All submissions are subject to blind-review by two/three reviewers. All submissions should be sent electronically to: [email protected]


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

1. The recommended reference style is APA (6th Edition)
2. Abstract (not be more than 250 words); keywords (minimum of four, not more than six).
3. Use British spelling and punctuation
4. Run spell-check, and double check the grammar
5. Use minimal formatting (don't use build- in styles):
Use 12-pt. Times New Roman throughout, including notes Use double line-spacing expect notes, extracts, and references Use justification to align text both to the right and left margins
Indent prose extracts (Ctl+M); add a blank line before and after Use bold to indicate heading levels
Use handing indents (Ctl+T) with cursor anywhere in the entry for reference entries
6. Papers must be prepared for blind-review
7. Submission should be accompanied by a separate file containing your brief bio- sketch (not more than 300 words) to include name and contact information (affiliation, address, telephone number, and e-mail address).


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.