World Philosophy Day 2015


By celebrating World Philosophy Day each year, on the third Thursday of November, UNESCO underlines the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought, for each culture and for each individual.

A range of activities will be held to celebrate World Philosophy Day 2015.

In addition, on this Day of collective exercise in free, reasoned and informed thinking on the major challenges of our time, all of UNESCO’s partners are encouraged to organize various types of activities around the general theme of the Day.


Type of Event Special Event
Start 19.11.2015 08:00 local time
End 19.11.2015 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Crowley, John
Contact John Crowley,
Country Worldwide
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters and worldwide
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian
Estimated number of participants 750
Official Website
Link 1 Philosophy Day at UNESCO
Link 2 UNESCO and philosophy
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