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Laidlaw Presents at World Philosophy Day Observance

Associate Professor Elizabeth Laidlaw, English/Philosophy, presented “Plato’s Neurobiology” on November 20 at the 2008 observance of UNESCO’s World Philosophy Day at St. John Fisher College.

An annual celebration of philosophy initiated by UNESCO in 2005, the 2008 edition of World Philosophy Day takes place in honor of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration for Human Rights. Italy was the host country of the international celebration, held in Palermo, on 20 and 21 November. Numerous other initiatives took place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris and in over 80 countries around the world.

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Elizabeth Laidlaw