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Thursday, November 16, 2017

World Philosophy Day 2017: political philosophy across the globe [map] | OUPblog

"The third Thursday in November marks World Philosophy Day, an event founded by UNESCO to emphasise the importance of philosophy in the development of human thought, for each culture and for each individual" inform Catherine Pugh, Marketing Assistant at Oxford University Press in Oxford, UK.

Photo: Galaxy world map by 3333873. Public domain via Pixabay.
This year, the OUP Philosophy team have decided to incorporate the Oxford Philosophy Festival theme of applying philosophy in politics to our World Philosophy Day content. If you would like to read further about this topic, visit our content hub for a curated list of online resources on the topics being covered by the speakers.
We have also put together an interactive map with some of the many fascinating political philosophers from across the globe. Find out more about different perceptions of political philosophy around the world, as well as some of the areas of overlap.

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Oxford Philosophy Festival, 16th–19th November 2017 by Catherine Pugh.
"Oxford University Press and Blackwell’s are delighted to team up once again to host the Oxford Philosophy Festival to celebrate the quest for knowledge and ideas. This year, our theme centres around applying philosophy in politics."

Source: OUPblog