About The School of Applied Philosophy
The School of Applied Philosophy, formerly known as the Foundation for Philosophic Studies, is an adult education,
non-profit organization founded in 1989 in Rochester, NY.
The ten-week Introductory Course is a discrete unit of study, but for those who wish to continue, the Introductory
Course forms the first of three terms - a Foundation Year of Philosophy - in which such topics as the following are covered:
- The Faculties of Reason
- Individual and Universal Mind
- The Nature of Responsibility
- Recourse to Consciousness
- Living in the Present
- The Transient and the Eternal
Meditation training is offered in the second or third years.
There are numerous branches of the school in the United States and elsewhere. These schools have web sites that you can
visit by clicking on the links provided below.