11th International Meeting on New Philosophical Practices – Philosophical Practices and Development of Critical Thinking

©Ruedi Baur
Poster for the Celebration of World Philosophy Day 2011 at UNESCO

This 11th Meeting, held in the framework of the World Philosophy Day 2011, will focus on the subject of developing critical thinking through the various philosophical practices in formal and non-formal education. What methods are available today? Is there a special link between philosophy education and training in critical thinking? A series of workshops and conferences will be held throughout the day, bringing together experts, teachers, researchers, practitioners, students and so on.

The Meetings on New Philosophical Practices afford an opportunity for everyone interested in the practice of philosophy to meet and exchange views. The goal is to make philosophy accessible to the largest number of people in a wide range of places, including primary and secondary schools, hospitals, prisons, cafés, “adult education centres”, companies, theatres, multimedia libraries and so forth.


Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 16.11.2011 08:00 local time
End 17.11.2011 16:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Goucha, Moufida
Organizer UNESCO
Contact Philosophy and Democracy Section, worldphilosophyday@unesco.org, +33 (0)1 45 68 45 52
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room II, Room III, Room VI, Room VII, Room VIII, Room XI
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event French
Estimated number of participants 200-250
Official Website 11th International Meeting on New Philosophical Practices (website in French)
Link 1 Philosophy Day at UNESCO
Link 2 Programme [PDF, 550 KB]
Link 3 World Philosophy Day 2011
Link 4