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
Why can't we communicate our feelings and thoughts?
One of the many paradoxes in life is that in our age of mass and instant communication, human beings find it increasingly difficult to communicate with each other. Today we can know in just a few hours, or sometimes even in minutes, what is happening on the other side of the world. News reaches us at full speed; radio, TV, newspapers and magazines spread the news about big and small events, giving each of them the preferred shades of colour. It is almost as if we were speaking to the TV screen or radio, conversing with a daily newspaper or the colour pages of a magazine full of famous people. However, we know... READ MORE
Victor Schauberger and the Living Energies of Water
Victor Schauberger was an Austrian forester of the early READ MORE
Eclecticism, searching for truth beyond fanaticism
“Eclecticism” is the name given to the philosophical READ MORE
The Myth of Unending Progress
The term derives from the Latin “progressus” which means, quite simply, the READ MORE