About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Filozofski vestnik is issued by the Institute of Philosophy of the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Filozofski vestnik is a philosophy journal with an interdisciplinary character. It provides a forum for discussion on a wide range of issues in contemporary political philosophy, history of philosophy, history of political thought, philosophy of law, social philosophy, epistemology, philosophy of science, cultural critique, ethics, and aesthetics. The journal is open to different philosophical orientations, styles and schools, and welcomes theoretical dialogue among them.


Filozofski vestnik is indexed/abstracted in the:

  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index
  • Current Contents / Arts & Humanities
  • IBZ (Internationale Bibliographie der Zeitschriften)
  • The Philosopher's Index
  • Répertoire bibliographique de philosophie
  • Scopus
  • Sociological Abstracts.


Publication Frequency

Three issues of the journal are published annually. The second issue is a special issue that brings together articles by experts on a topic chosen by the Editorial Board. 


For orders of printed copies please check the Založba ZRC website.

History of a Journal

The journal has been published since 1980, first under the title Vestnik Inštituta za marksistične študije SAZU (Bulletin of the Institute for Marxist Studies), and subsequently as the renamed Filozofski vestnik  in 1988. The journal was founded by the Institute for Marxist Studies of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, which was founded in 1979 and renamed the Institute of Philosophy of the Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts in 1988. The journal has been online since 2016; all issues are accessible.