World Philosophy Day celebrated

Q.  World Philosophy Day was first celebrated on which date and year?
- Published on 18 Nov 16

a. 21 Nov 2002
b. 20 Nov 2002
c. 21 Nov 2003
d. 20 Nov 2003

ANSWER: 21 Nov 2002
World Philosophy Day celebratedWorld Philosophy Day was conceived by UNESCO; it is celebrated every 3rd Thursday of the month of Nov
  • It was first celebrated on 21 Nov 2002
  • UNESCO underlies the enduring value of the philosophy for the development of human thought, for each culture and individual
  • UNESCO has been linked to philosophy in the global context
  • The objective of the day is to encourage the peoples of the world to share their philosophical heritage and to open their minds to new ideas
  • The day also aims at public debate between intellectuals and civil society on the challenges confronting society.
  • UNESCO‚Äôs World Philosophy Day falls in line with International Day for Tolerance on 16th Nov 2016

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