International Federation of Philosophical Societies (FISP)

Fédération internationale des sociétés de philosophie (FISP)
Federación Internacional de Sociedades de Filosofia (FISP)
Internationale Vereinigung Philosophischer Gesellschaften (FISP)

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1948-08 Amsterdam Netherlands


Founded at 10th International Philosophical Congress, when statutes were adopted.

Superseded H-XH3100 - Permanent Committee of the International Congresses of Philosophy, set up in Aug 1900.

Statutes adopted at the 10th International Congress of Philosophy, Aug 1948, Amsterdam (Netherlands). Statutes modified: 22 Aug 1953, Brussels (Belgium); 24 Sep 1958, Venice (Italy); 16 Sep 1973, Varna (Bulgaria); 30 Aug 1978, Düsseldorf (Germany FR); 24 Aug 1983, Montréal (Canada); 24 Aug 1988, Brighton (UK); 25 Aug 1993, Moscow (Russia); 13 Aug 1998, Boston MA (USA); 13 Aug 2003, Istanbul (Turkey); 3 Aug 2008, Seoul (Korea Rep); 9 Aug 2013, Athens (Greece); 16 Aug 2018, Beijing (China).


Contribute to development of professional relations between philosophers; foster contacts between institutions and societies worldwide; collect documentation useful for development of philosophical studies; take action to overcome gender and race inequalities within philosophical communities; organize World Congress of Philosophy (WCP); promote philosophical education; prepare publications of global interest; contribute to impact of philosophical knowledge on global problems.


2024-08-01 | Rome, Italy – World Congress of Philosophy

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General Assembly (every 5 years); Bureau; Steering Committee; Honorary Presidents (3); Committees (9); Secretariat.


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