Axia Academic Publishers hosts actually Labyrinth: An International Journal for Philosophy, Value Theory and Sociocultural Hermeneutics.

Labyrinth is the journal of the Institute for Axiological Research (Vienna), and is published since 1999. From 1999 till 2002 it was an on-line journal and appeared thereafter in printed volumes. It is actually both, a printed academic journal, available for purchase, and an electronic open access journal. Its General Editor is Prof. Dr. Yvanka Raynova, and Managing Editor - Dr. Susanne Moser. The Editorial Board includes renowned international scholars from Europe and the USA.

As a nonpartisan philosophical and interdisciplinary journal Labyrinth is engaged in publication of high quality peer-reviewed academic articles, critical essays, interviews and book reviews. Although it is focused on philosophy and on axiology, i.e. on the philosophy and theory of values and their sociocultural contexts, it is also open to related issues in all fields of the humanities and the social sciences with a special emphasis on critical thinking, social controversies and conflict resolution, interfaith dialogue, intercultural and cross-cultural communication, gender studies and managing diversity.


Book series: 


Klassiker der Axiologie / Axiology Classics

This series is dedicated to the Founders and the key works of Axiology. It will include original texts and commentaries on H. Lotze, W. Windelband, H. Rickert, F. Nietzsche, E. von Hartmann, F. Brentano, A. Meinong, Chr. von Ehrenfels, E. Husserl, M. Scheler, N. Hartmann, G. E. Moore, H. Rashdall, W. D. Ross, W. James, J. Dewey, R. B. Perry a.o. As a multilingual series it may include also translations.

The series aims to display the beginnings and the evolution of the philosophical value theories, their competitive relationships, even antagonisms, but also their precious polyphony. 


The Women Philosophers Series

The series is dedicated to key figures of feminist philosophy and, more largely, to women in philosophy. It will present original oeuvres as well as discussion on Marie de Gournay, Olympe de Gouges, Simone Weil, Edith Stein, Simone de Beauvoir a.o. classics, and also works of contemporary women working in the field of philosophy. 

The first volume - Neuere Aspekte in der Philosophie: aktuelle Projekte von Philosophinnen am Forshungsstandort Österreich (2015) - includes texts of contemporary Austrian women philosophers and presents a view of the broad spectrum of philosophical topics and debates in Austria in the filed of philosophy, feminist philosophy, gender studies, and queer theory. 


Studies in Phenomenology, Hermeneutics and Contemporary Philosophy

A Multilingual Series of BFO-Fenomenologia, the Bulgarian Phenomenological Association, founded and directed by Prof. Dr. Yvanka B. Raynova

The purpose of this book series is to promote the phenomenological and hermeneutical reinterpretation of the tasks, the methods and responsi-bilities of philosophy in regard to the challenges of the present situation, to apply their methods to different topics, to discuss their role in contemporary thought and praxis, and to explore the interconnections between phenome-nology, hermeneutics and other currents in philosophy and the humanities. The series aims to contribute to the Bulgarian philosophical discourse, as well as to a multilingual intercultural dialogue. Volumes may include collected papers, monographs, translations, textbooks, and reference works in Bulgarian, English, German, and French.

The first volume was published in 2004 by the Bulgarian Phenomenological Center (BPC) in cooperation with the Institute of Axiological Research, and the name of the Series was initially: Rethinking Philosophy: Studies of Phenomenology, Hermeneutics and Contemporary Thought. After the transformation of the BPC in BFO-Fenomenologia, the Bulgarian Phenomenological Association, the book series was rebuilt and included in the new program of Axia Academic Publishers.

The Volumes include:

vol. 1 Yvanka Raynova, Petar Dimitrov, Georgi Angelov (ed.). Putista na filosofiata v suvremennia sviat (The Paths of Philosophy in Contemporary World). IAF: Vienna/Sofia, 2004.

vol. 2 Yvanka Raynova (ed.). Filosofia, interpretazia i otgovornost: fenomenologicheski i hermenevticheski perspektivi (Philosophy, Interpretation and Responsibility: Phenomenological and Hermeneutical Perspectives), Vienna/Sofia: IAF 2005, Axia Academic Publishers, Second.ed. 2016. 

vol. 3 Yvanka B. Raynova. Bezdnata na samostta i otblyasatsite na absolyutnoto. Kam hermenevtikata na fenomenologicheskite tsennostni teorii (The Abyss of the Self and the Reflections of the Absolute. A Contribution to the Hermeneutics of the Phenomenological Value Theories). Vienna: Axia Academic Publishers, 2019.

vol. 4 Yvanka B. Raynova (ed.) Filosophia, izkustvo i literatura (Philosophy, Art and Literature). Vienna: Axia Academic Publishers, 2019 (in prep.).

vol. 5 Yvanka B. Raynova, Ivan Kolev (eds.). Fenomenologia: Nasledstvata na Edmund Husserl (Phenomenology: The Legeacies of Edmund Husserl). Vienna: Axia Academic Publishers (in. prep.).