May 25 — 28, 2017
The Netherlands

Topics of the 25th International Philosophy Olympiad

The document below contains the four topics that formed the starting point for the essay competition of the International Philosophy Olympiad 2017. They are translated into the four official languages of the IPO: English, French, German and Spanish.


Essay Guide: How To Write a Philosophy Essay

The process of creating the document below started at the IPO 2015 in Tartu, Estonia, when The IPO Essay Guide Committee was formed. It is not intended to be a guarantee for writing an award-winning essay at the IPO. Rather, it outlines one method that can direct your efforts toward writing a sound, logical, persuasive essay.

How To Write a Philosophy Essay