LASU Journal of Philosophy (LAJOP) is an interdisciplinary annual publication of the Department of Philosophy, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria.

The Journal is interested in publishing original articles in traditional and emerging fields of philosophy, including interdisciplinary research in related fields with a philosophical approach.

It aims at publishing research findings, exploring not only the various thematic dimensions of philosophy, history of philosophy and from different philosophical traditions, but also themes that illuminate the practical relevance of philosophy to the different aspects of the individual and social existence.

The Department of Philosophy, Lagos State University, 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.
Please submit your papers following the guidelines below:
The manuscripts should be written in English Language

The recommended style is APA (5th edition)
Abstract (not more than 250 words); keywords (four to six)
Use British spelling and punctuation

Run spell-check, and double check the grammar
Use minimal formatting (don’t use built-in styles):

  • Use 12-pt. Times New Roman throughout, including references.
  • Double line-spacing, except abstract and extracts.
  • 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
  • Don’t use footnotes
Full papers must be a minimum of 4000 words and must be prepared for blind review. 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).
All submissions should be sent electronically to:
Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts
Lagos State University
Main Campus, KM 15, Badagry Expressway, Ojo,
PMB 0001, LASU Post Office, Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria.
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Oseni Taiwo Afisi, PhD
Editor-in-Chief / Head of Department
Mohammed A. Akomolafe, PhD
Philomena A. Ojomo, PhD
Managing Editor
Olawunmi C. Macaulay-Adeyelure, PhD
Business Editor
Prof. Muyiwa Falaiye
University of Lagos,
Lagos, Nigeria
Prof. D.I.O. Anele
University of Lagos,
Lagos, Nigeria
Prof. A.F. Uduigwomen
University of Calabar,
Calabar, Nigeria
Prof. Olatunji A. Oyeshile
University of Ibadan,
Ibadan, Nigeria
Prof. Abiodun Balogun
Olabisi Onabanjo University,
Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria
Prof. Ebunoluwa Oduwole
Olabisi Onabanjo University,
Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria
Prof. A.S. Jhuah
Benue State University
Makurdi, Nigeria
Prof. Bolatito Lanre-Abass,
University of Ibadan,
Ibadan, Nigeria
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