Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Humanities Journal of Valparaiso (RHV, for its acronym in Spanish) is edited by the Institute of Philosophy of the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Valparaiso since 2013. Its periodicity is biannual for unpublished works in all fields of philosophy, besides philosophical approaches to art and literature. The RHV published in four languages, Spanish, Portuguese, English and French; and does not subscribe to any particular doctrine and is open to articles from different perspectives and with an international scope.


Section Policies


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Monographic Section

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Book Reviews

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Peer Review Process

The Humanities Journal of Valparaiso (RHV, for its acronym in Spanish) is a peer-reviewed journal. According to the topics of philosophy, arts and literature; each paper is assigned by the Editors to the competent area editor. This latter will choose two external referees. They will provide a report on a blind version of the paper and, on this basis, the area editor will make the final decision about publication. We will try to make a decision on every paper within eight or nine weeks.


Publication Frequency

RHV is a biannual publication, issues in August and December. Alternatively, individual articles can be published as soon as they are ready, by adding them to the "current" volume's Table of Contents.


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.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...


No Charges

RHV does not have either article submission charges or  article processing charges (APCs).