Eidos is an international peer-reviewed open-access electronic journal published by theDepartment of Humanities and Philosophy at the Universidad del Norte. It fosters original scholarly studies in all fields of philosophy committed to the current approaches to the diverse issues of philosophical enquiry, as well as discussions, essays reviews and books reviews and translations of outstanding philosophical studies. It welcomes preferably papers written in English and Spanish but also accepts manuscripts in French, Italian and Portuguese in order to promote an enthusiastic worldwide dialogue on the pluralistic philosophical attitudes to all areas of interest in humanities. Its wide-ranging focus, besides including papers on aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, feminism, phenomenology, history of science and history of philosophy, also diffuses critical studies on practical philosophy. Due to its comprehensive scopeEidos seeks to keep abreast of the present state of affairs of philosophical research. From 2003 to 2005 it issued one number per year. From 2006 up to present it is published online semiannually in June 15th and December 15th.