19 January 2022

World Logic Day - 14 January.

Every year on January 14th, World Logic Day brings the intellectual history and practical implications of logic to interdisciplinary science communities’ attention. The day also celebrates the idea that logic, as reasoning, is a central feature of human beings.

Logic is defined as the study of the principles of correct reasoning. Logic was once a philosophical term. Through the years, other disciplines use logic, such as math and computer science.

The Logica Universalis Association encouraged logicians around the world to coordinate independent events on January 14th, 2019. The logician community stepped up and hosted about 66 events in 33 different countries. Thanks to this first World Logic Day’s success, the UNESCO Executive Board proposed a proclamation for this day in the summer of 2019. On November 26, 2019, the 40th General Conference proclaimed January 14th to be World Logic Day.

The International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH) coordinates the event each year.

Source: https://en.unesco.org

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