By: Abdul Rahim Khan Ghouri
World Philosophy Day is a flagship initiative of UNESCO, established in 2005 to promote the appreciation and awareness of philosophy. Dr. Shams Hamid
The importance of artificial intelligence is increasing rapidly in the world, Dr. Shams Hamid
Karachi: Iqra University celebrated Philosophy Day to raise awareness and understanding of the subject on a global scale. The event, held at Iqra University’s North Campus, was attended by a diverse group of students, faculty members, and guests.
Dr. Shams Hamid, Dean of Social Sciences at Iqra University, delivered a keynote address emphasizing the importance of critical thinking and the role of philosophy in shaping our understanding of the world.
He urged individuals to reflect on the meaning and purpose of life and the growing relevance of creative and critical thinking in today’s rapidly changing world.
To prepare students for the demands of the 21st century, Iqra University has made philosophy and critical thinking mandatory subjects for both undergraduate and graduate students.
The event featured a variety of student contributions, including posters, videos, drama performances, and thought-provoking discussions.
The Director of Academics Dr. Syed Ali Raza, Senior Journalist Sameer Mendhro, Faculty Members Uzma Anees, Umme Sumaiya, Imran Raza, and other guests were also in attendance. The event was organized by Dr. Iffet Sultana.