Please note that Parmenides Publishing does not currently accept unsolicited manuscripts. For scholarly titles, and for submissions in the area of Philosophy & Business, please submit a query letter via e-mail as outlined below to the Editor at editor (at) parmenides.com. Please do not send hardcopy materials by mail. For philosophical fiction, we will consider manuscripts and proposals submitted by established literary agents only. There are no exceptions.
A helpful listing of literary agents may be found at: http://www.agentquery.com/. Agents may contact us about philosophical fiction proposals via a query letter to the Editor at editor (at) parmenides.com.
Ancient Philosophy | Philosophy & Business | Philosophical Fiction | Sending a Query Letter | Suggesting a Reprint
Parmenides Publishing focuses on books in Ancient Greek Philosophy with subjects ranging from the Presocratics to Neo-Platonism, and on audiobooks in the Classics extending from Homer to Dante. We publish monographs, new translations with commentaries of primary texts, conference proceedings, and cutting edge research and analyses in Ancient Philosophy and closely related fields. We welcome manuscripts on subject areas that include, but are not limited to:
Parmenides Publishing is launching a new series of books dedicated to the exploration of philosophy in, and philosophy for, business. We welcome any proposals in this area.
In addition to academic titles, we also publish philosophical (and historical / mathematical) fiction that is written for a wide audience, yet intelligent and demanding in content. So long as the central themes and/or the plot is philosophical in nature—be it implicit or explicit—a manuscript may be in any of the following genres:
Query letters should be addressed to the Editor at editor (at) parmenides.com and include the following information:
Aside from new scholarship in Ancient Philosophy, we also specialize in making important but out-of-print books in the field available and attractive again to a new generation of students and scholars, in the form of revised, expanded, and re-designed editions. We welcome suggestions for reprints of books for which there is a strong need or desire in the scholarly community. A book that would qualify for a reprint is likely to:
Please send your suggestions for reprints to the Editor at editor (at) parmenides.com, with the subject line “Reprint Suggestion”, including: