AMU to observe ?World Philosophy Day?
Aligarh, November 14: The Department of Philosophy, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) with the sponsorship of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi will observe ?World Philosophy Day? on November 16, 2017. The day will be commemorated with a national symposium on the theme of ?Interreligious Understanding? at the Faculty of Arts Lounge.
Professor Tariq Islam (Chairperson, Department of Philosophy) said that philosophy as a subject inculcates value and critical thinking, which is necessary in the contemporary world. He added that philosophy also has the privilege of United Nations announcing a ?World Philosophy Day? as its celebration.
Prof Ashok Vohra (University of Delhi), Prof Dileep Mohanta (University of Calcutta) and Prof Tasadduq Hussain (AMU) will deliver lectures during the symposium.
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