Interpretation, Werte, Handeln

Interpretation, Values, Action

A collection of papers on the occasion of the 90. Anniversary of PAUL RICOEUR 

to be published by Peter Lang in the new series of the IAF "Philosophie, Phänomenologie und Hermeneutik der Werte" (General Editor Prof. Dr. Yvanka B. Raynova)

Articles in German, English and French will be accepted. 

The paper should be in RTF format and no longer then 25 double-spaced pages.
Citations should be made as footnotes (and not endnotes) in the following form:

Books (example):
Paul Ricoeur, Lectures 3, Paris: Seuil, 1994, pp. 363-366.

Articles (example):
Jean Greisch, "La métamorphose herméneutique de la philosophie de la religion", in Paul Ricoeur. Les métamorphoses de la raison herméneutique. Paris: Cerf, 1991, p. 314. 

From special interest are the following topics of Paul Ricoeur's Work:

Other topics welcome! 

Deadline (extended): 30.06.2003

Please send your contribution with a brief self presentation per E-mail to Prof. Dr. Yvanka B. Raynova 


NB: Papers from graduate and undergraduate students are welcome but they will be considered for a separate printed publication. 






Labyrinth is a peer reviewed online Journal. 

Accepted papers, that fulfill some additional terms, will be published in one of the printed Series of the Institute for Axiological Research, Vienna.


By submission your manuscript to "Labyrinth" you grant the following: that your paper has not been submitted elsewhere and that you gives the rights to the Editors to publish.

Authors of accepted manuscripts assign to "Labyrinth" the right to publish the text both electronically and in any other format and to make it available permanently in an electronic and printed archive. After acceptance they have to sign and mail/fax the Copyright Licensing Agreement (html) (rtf) to the Publisher (at the address below or by Fax: +43-2238-70174). 

The Author may publish the manuscript in any other journal or medium but such publication must include permission from the Publisher/Editors and notice that the manuscript was first published by "Labyrinth". 


References should be compiled in the University of Chicago Style, amalgamated and signaled serially in the text of the article by superscripts. The references should be typed as footnotes (!). For books, citations should give the author, the title of the book (italicized), the editor(s) or translator(s) (if applicable), city, publisher and date of publication, and the appropriate page number(s) or volume and page number(s) if applicable. For periodicals, citations should include the author’s name, title of the article (in quotations), the title of the periodical (italicized), issue information (volume, issue number, date), and the relevant page number(s). Quotations should be in single quotes. Substantial quotations (four lines or more) should be indented and single-spaced without quotation marks. For all other questions of reference and style, refer to The Chicago Manual of Style, 14th edition. Spelling and punctuation should defer to British convention.

References should be typed in the form of the following examples:

1. Edward H. Carr, The Twenty Years’ Crisis, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1962, 107-39.

2. Michel Foucault, ‘Nietzsche, Genealogy, History’, in The Foucault Reader, eds. Donald F. Bouchard and Sherry Simon, New York: Pantheon, 1971, 77-80.

3. Ibid., 79.

4. Christine Sylvester, "Empathetic Cooperation: A Feminist Method for IR", Millennium: Journal of International Studies 23, no. 2 (1994): 315-34.

5. Carr, The Twenty Years’ Crisis, 119.

6. Foucault, "Nietzsche, Genealogy, History", 80.


The length of the articles should be between 15 (minimum!) and 25 (maximum!) double spaced pages. Articles should be send per e-mail or on disc in the following formats: Word 2.0, 6.0, 7.0, 97, 2000 or RTF format. Don't send MAC documents!!!


Articles should be accompanied by a brief Author's presentation (degree, position, publications, projects), that's needed for the Notes on Contributors. 

Academic position in an University or College is NOT required! Contributions from free lanced scientists, students and graduated students are welcome. The only criteria is quality and not position.

Articles and Reviews should be send per E-mail (preferred)
 or on 3,5 disc at:

Institute for Axiological Research
Doktorberg 23 E-2
A-2391 Kaltenleutgeben