New Acropolis UK is a registered educational charity and part of an international network of afﬁliated organisations in more than 60 countries, working in the ﬁelds of Philosophy, Culture and Volunteering.
Our purpose is to make widely accessible a holistic philosophical education which can help us to understand and develop ourselves and to work together in order to meet the challenges of our times.
We understand philosophy in its classical sense as philo-sophia – love of wisdom. Wisdom is practical and active rather than purely intellectual. It is knowing how to act, knowing what is 'good' and knowing which ends are worth striving for.
Philosophies of East & West
16-week Foundation Course
This 16-week foundation course will introduce you to the major concepts of Eastern and Western Philosophy, exploring their relevance and practical application for daily living.
Upcoming Courses & Events
Victor Schauberger and the Living Energies of Water
Victor Schauberger was an Austrian forester of the early to mid-20th century, who made some extraordinary discoveries about the nature of water. His interest in water began when one day he was watching the water in a river and suddenly found his consciousness being transported by the water, so that he ‘became’ the water and underwent all its experiences. It is an old technique of knowledge, the basis of which is: only by identifying with the object of knowledge can one know it in its essence. It is the opposite of the orthodox scientific approach which is based upon ‘objective’ observation. As Schauberger pointed out, to observe something in the laboratory... READ MORE
The Inner Gold of the Alchemists
Alchemy seems to be an almost universal science. Not only do we find it in READ MORE
Why can't we communicate our feelings and thoughts?
One of the many paradoxes in life is that in our age of READ MORE
Eclecticism, searching for truth beyond fanaticism
“Eclecticism” is the name given to the philosophical READ MORE