As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
This article complies with the author guidelines of Morals & Machines.
The main manuscript is properly anonymized and does not contain any author identifying information.
The article is previously unpublished and has not been submitted to any other journal (otherwise an explanation is attached in "Comments to the Editor").
Types of Papers
Research Articles – full-length papers of up to 6,000-8,000 words/ XYZ characters spaces included (including references)
Research Notes – typically up to 3,000 words/ XYZ characters including spaces
How to prepare a manuscript for submission
In your submission, please include:
Title Page, containing
A concise and informative title
Author names and affiliations, including the email-addresses of all the authors
Acknowledgements, if desired
Blinded Manuscript, without author identifying information
for formatting instructions, please see below
Figures and Illustrations
for instructions, please see below
Should your manuscript be accepted for publication, in addition: Author Biographies with
short bio of each author, approx. 45 words/300 characters including spaces
ideally a picture of each author (portrait)
Manuscripts shall be submitted as Word documents.
Font: Times New Roman
Font Size: 12 pt
Margins 2.5 cm
Manuscripts should begin with the following information:
up to 5 keywords, separated by semicolons
abstract, no longer than 100 words/800 characters including spaces
Headings should be numbered, starting with 1. There may be a maximum of three heading hierarchies.
Please insert two blank lines before all sub-headings.
Paragraphs are to be separated by one blank line (without automatic spacing or indentation).