Global World and Unity of Thought: Proceedings of Interim World Philosophical Congress (New Delhi, India, 15-17 December, 2006)
The article is devoted to reviewing an Interim World Philosophical Congress, with the theme "Philosophy in the Emerging Age of Global Society" and sponsored by the Indian member societies of Federation Internationale des Societes de Philosophie (FISP). It was held in New Delhi at the Convention Center of Delhi University. There were over 1000 participants, including students and faculty members from many parts of India and philosophers from number of foreign countries. There were three plenary sessions ("Global Society for Peace and Progress: Problems and Prospects"; "Science, Technology and Economy in Shaping Global Society" and "Art, Literature and Ethics for Unity of Mankind"), four symposia ("Future of Civilization in the Post-Modern World"; "Buddhism and Social Order"; "Is Philosophy Regional or Global?"; and "Philosophy and quality of Life in the Post-Modern World), three special sessions (on bioethics, on Indian philosophy, and on human rights with special focus on universal rights of women in the global context), seven round tables, and seven sections meetings for contributed papers.
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