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Epistrophe (EPREPE)

Journal of Professional Ethics in Philosophy and
Education. Studies and Practices



Epistrophe. International Journal of Professional Ethics in Philosophy and Education. Studies and Practices [EPREPE] ( is an annual, international, on-line and peer-reviewed journal devoted to the critical and hermeneutical analysis of issues related to the field of Professional Ethics in Education and vocational training viewed through Philosophy in general and Philosophy of Education in particular. Theories, Practices, Researches exploring this combined approach or coming across related topics fall under the scope of this journal. The journal’s basic purpose is to arouse and sustain philosophical reflections concerning ethical questions emerging within the educational practices.

The following objectives are to be highlighted:

  • the systematic linkage of philosophical research with the ethical aporias in education
  • the introduction of a profound reflection on professional ethics in education and vocational training
  • the reconceptualization of the notion of application by  laying  emphasis on the element of moral transformation and innovation beyond any usual apprehension of the application as repetition
  • the recognition and development of research methods appropriate to this subject
  • the introduction of the institutional issue as a crucial parameter for the perception of the professional dimension and of its ethical and moral aspects
  • the connection of research in professional ethics with the education of oneself
  • the study, in this context, of the case of experts patients who, being able to construct knowledge on their afflictions, become full actors of the ethical dimension of their experience 
  • the research on the crossing of practices of the self with a view to reveal the conditions of  self-transformation
  • the enrichment of the possible meanings of practice
  • the elaboration of the theoretical contributions of philosophy of education through the conflicts emerging on the level of professional ethics
  • the disclosure of the fundamental role of an increasingly coherent understanding of the above questions for a full, conscious, emancipated educational life
  • the elucidation and development of the heterogeneous, complex and conflicting aspects of professional ethics  considered as a sensible way of the educational life, in order to open for individuals and collectivities, a clear view on their lives in  education and in professionalization through educational practices as well



Call for Papers, 2020 - 2021

The International Journal of Professional Ethics in Philosophy and Education. Studies and Practices / Epistrophe, invites academicians, researchers and professionals to submit manuscripts for the forthcoming issue.

Manuscripts should be submitted by 30th of September, 2021 at:
For the Guidelines for Authors, please visit: 

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