GU Journal of Philosophy (GUJP)

A peer reviewed annual research journal

ISSN : 2456-3285 :: UGC Recognised Journal No 40945 :: RNI No. ASSENG/2017/75792
Indexed in Indian Citation Index

Style Sheet

In-Text Citations

References in the text must be cited by author and page number in parentheses. Examples:

  1. In case of a single author: (Hatfield 48–52)

  2. Two or more authors with the same surname cited: (S. Smith 48), (N. Smith 35). If the initials are also same, then the full names should be written.

  3. For two authors: (Caro and Macarthur 14). For three or more than three authors the last name of the first author followed by et al. (Booth et al. 35)

  4. More than one work of the same author: (Frye, Anatomy 55), (Frey, Double Vision 156)

  5. Quoting/paraphrasing from another author’s quotation: (qtd. in Gottlieb 289) [cite Gottlieb’s work in the list of works cited]

  6. To include two or more works in a single parenthetical reference: (Clark 12; Hatfield 124)

  7. To cite common literatures, like Scriptures, use either the title of the particular work together with its chapter and verse numbers or the editor’s or translator’s name [whichever way one prefers, the same must also be used to begin the entry in the works-cited list].

List of Works Cited

Provide a list of woks cited at the end of the article. Do not use footnotes or endnotes as a substitute for a works-cited list. Alphabetical order of the surname of authors is to be followed. In case of two or more authors with the same surname alphabetize by their first names; and in case of two or more works by the same author alphabetize by titles of the works.


Single or two authors :

Hatfield, Gary. Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Descartes and the Meditations. Routledge, 2003.

Caro, Mario De, and David Macarthur. “The Nature of Naturalism.” Naturalism in Question, edited by Caro and Macarthur, Harvard UP, 2004, pp. 1-17.

Three or more co-authors :

Booth, Wayne C., et al. The Craft of Research. 2nd ed., U of Chicago P, 2003.

Book chapter :

Clark, Kelly James. “Naturalism and its Discontent.” The Blackwell Companion to Naturalism, edited by Clark, Wiley Blackwell, 2016, pp.1-15.

Two or more works by the same author :

Frye, Northrop. Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays. Princeton UP, 1957.

---. The Double Vision: Language and Meaning in Religion. U of Toronto P, 1991.


Descartes, R. Treatise on Man. 1664. The Philosophical Writings of Descartes, translated by John Cottingham et al., vol.1, Cambridge UP, 1985, pp. 99-108.

A multivolume work:

Steiner, Gary. “René Descartes.” Early Modern Philosophy of Religion, edited by Graham Oppy and N. N. Trakakis, vol. 3, Routledge, 2014, pp.101-112. The History of Western Philosophy of Religion, 5 vols.

An Introduction, a preface or a foreword:

Wolf, A. Introduction. The Correspondence of Spinoza, by Benedict de Spinoza, translated and edited by Wolf, George Allen and Unwin Ltd, 1928, pp. 23–69.

A journal article (print & web):

Sen, Amit Kumar. “Philosophical Foundations of Bohr-Einstein Controversy.” Indian Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 36, no.1-4, Jan. 2016, pp.135-146.

Gottlieb, Michah. “Spinoza's Method(s) of Biblical Interpretation Reconsidered.” Jewish Studies Quarterly, vol. 14, no. 3, 2007, pp. 286–317. JSTOR,

In case of doubt, please consult MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (8th Edition).