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24th World Congress of Philosophy concluded in Beijing, China: Theme, Details



24th World Congress of Philosophy concluded in Beijing, China: Theme, Details, Highlights

The 24th World Congress of Philosophy (WCP) was held in Beijing, China from 13th August 2018 to 17th August 2018.

The 24th WCP was organised by the International Federation of Philosophical Societies and Peking University.

The 24th WCP theme was “Learning To Be Human”. This was the first time that the quinquennial (once in five years) event was held in China.

The 24th WCP event saw more than 1,000 activities such as plenary sessions, symposia, lectures, and roundtables. More than 6,000 philosophers and academics from 121 countries and regions had attended the event. They had shared diverse philosophical thoughts and took part in dialogues focusing on major issues confronting the development of global civilization and challenges that mankind will face in the future.

World Congress of Philosophy

The World Congress of Philosophy is a global meeting of philosophers held every five years (quinquennially) under auspices of International Federation of Philosophical Societies (FISP).

The World Congress of Philosophy was first organized in 1900 in Paris, France and since it has become one of the largest philosophical events in the world.

The World Congress of Philosophy purpose is to contribute to the development of professional relations between philosophers of all countries, promote philosophical education, and contribute to the impact of philosophical knowledge on global problems. 


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