World Philosophy Day annually observed on the third Thursday of November to honor philosophical reflections around the world. It is a day for people to share thoughts, openly explore and discuss new ideas and inspire public debate or discussion on society’s challenges.
World Philosophy Day is a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) initiative that draws people around the world to engage in shared reflection on contemporary issues. Various events and activities include:
- Philosophical dialogues, debates, lectures, and meetings involving renowned philosophers.
- International conferences on philosophical topics such as the connection between philosophy, education and culture.
- Exhibitions and philosophy book fairs.
- Philosophy cafes.