World Philosophy Day is being observed today (Thursday) around the world to raise public awareness on the importance of philosophy for future generations.
According to the details World Philosophy Day aims at promoting the international culture of a healthy, philosophical debate that respects people’s dignity and diversity. Every year, the third Thursday of November is celebrated as World Philosophy Day. This year it’s being observed today on November 18.
It was on November 21, 2002, World Philosophy Day was observed for the very first time by UNESCO to bring to limelight the enduring value of philosophy. Following which in 2005, the UNESCO General Conference declared the annual celebration of this event.