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  Philosophy and Ethics

"UNESCO has always had close links with philosophy and ethics. The ideals underlying its Constitution are drawn from the well-spring of philosophical tradition. And ever since it was founded, the Organisation has had recourse to philosophy in putting them into effect."

Below a list of established UNESCO Chairs in the field of Philosophy and Ethics by country.

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UNESCO Chair of Ethics and Politics (356), established in 1998 at El Honorable Senado de la Nación (Argentina)

UNESCO Mobile Chair Edgar Morin in Complex Thought (424), established in 1999 at USAL - Universidad del Salvador (Argentina)

UNESCO Chair of Philosophy (570), established in 2001 at the National University of Comahue and at the Gino Germani Institute of Buenos Aires University (Argentina)

UNESCO Chair in Studies of philosophic foundations of justice and democratic society (400), established in 1999 at University of Québec in Montréal (Canada)

UNESCO Chair of Philosophy (59), established in 1996 at the University of Chile (Chile)

UNESCO Chair of philosophy (86), established in 1996 at Paris VIII University (France)

UNESCO Chair in Philosophy (129), established in 1997 at Seoul National University (Republic of Korea)

UNESCO Chair in "Philosophy in the Dialogue of Cultures" (810), established in 2008 at the Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair of Philosophy for Peace (477), established in 1999 at Jaume I University (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Philosophy (259), established in 1997 at the University of Tunis I, (Tunisia)

UNESCO Chair in Philosophy and Human Rights (841), established in 2009 at Malpete University, Istanbul (Turkey)

UNESCO Chair on philosophy of human communication (271), established in 1996 at the Kharkiv State Technical University of Agriculture (Ukraine)

UNESCO Chair on philosophy (281), established in 1996 at the Simon Bolivar University (Venezuela)

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