Along with the introductory course, we offer subsequent courses that follow a similar format but start to provide a little more depth in each of the topics covered.

Eventually courses are supplemented with further activities such as optional study days and residential weeks and weekends at our homestead in Glendowie.

  • philosophy course

    Introductory Course

    If you are new to the School of Philosophy the first course to enrol in is our Introductory Course.

    If you are curious to find out how philosophy and mindfulness can help your day-to-day life,...

  • happiness


    During this course, we concentrate on one essential aspect of this self-knowledge, namely happiness.

    What is happiness?
    Is it natural to a man or woman?
    How may it be experienced fully and...

  • love


    With this course, we concentrate on one of the most important subjects that anyone can address, namely love.

    What is pure love?
    What is the difference between a love that is pure and a love...

  • Freedom


    The aim and purpose of philosophy is best summed up in one word: freedom.

    Every human being desires freedom and that desire is present everywhere and at all times. Thus we may learn to drive a...

  • mind

    Presence of Mind

    This term the general theme will be presence of mind. Again, the approach will be a practical one.

    How is it possible to live more in the present?
    How may the mind be helped to a greater...

  • sanskrit

    Sanskrit Study

    As part of philosophical inquiries, the School of Philosophy Auckland offers the study of Sanskrit to students who have completed approximately five terms of study.

    The aim of the course is...