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Continuation courses

After completing the Introductory Course you are invited to continue your adventure in practical philosophy with a Foundation Course which explores a range of themes in greater depth. Each theme is offered as a single term course unit.
The course is divided into two phases which together provide a solid foundation in practical philosophy.

Foundation Course in Practical Philosophy

Entry Level Course

The entry level units of the Foundation in Philosophy course can be taken in any order. The only prerequisite for attending any of these course units is completion of the Introductory Course.

Units include:


Phase Two Course

The phase two course units are designed to be taken in order. A minimum of two of the entry level course units must be completed before commencing phase 2 of the Foundation Course.

Units include:



Happiness course

The Happiness course unit in the Foundation Course in Practical Philosophy is offered to all students who have completed the Introductory Course. This unit explores the nature of true happiness and real contentment and expands on some of the ideas and practices from the Introductory Course including:

• The practice of the Exercise
• The need to be in the present and the awareness that we are not there often enough
• Wisdom and attention

It also introduces other concepts such as:

• True happiness and pleasure
• True happiness and time
• Happiness and self esteem

And the course asks some questions that include:

• Is true happiness natural?
• How do we acquire it and how is it lost?
• Can you find happiness in work?

It also explores related philosophical ideas of:

• Plato
• Marsilio Ficino
• Lao Tzu

DOWNLOAD COURSE OUTLINE

Date next offered
Term 2 2018

Cost
Standard $220
Concession $130
Young people standard $110
Young people concession $65

(A 50% discount on the standard or concession fee is offered for all students up to 25 years of age.)


Course Options





Love course

The Love course unit of the Foundation Course in Practical Philosophy is offered to all students who have completed the Introductory Course. This unit explores the nature of pure love and expands on some of the ideas and practices from the Introductory Course including:

• The practice of the Exercise
• The need to be in the present and the awareness that we are not there often enough
• The relationships between wisdom, knowledge and love

It also expands on other concepts such as:

• Love and reason
• Unity and duality
• Gratitude and harmony

And the course asks some questions that include:

• What is love?
• How is it gained and how is it lost?
• What it is that is loved?

This unit also explores related philosophical ideas of:

• Rumi
• Shakespeare
• Marcus Aurelius

DOWNLOAD COURSE OUTLINE

Date next offered
Term 1 2018 – Registrations now open
Wednesday 31 January, 7-9.30pm OR
Saturday 3 February, 10-12.30pm

Cost
Standard $220
Concession $130
Young people standard $110
Young people concession $65

(A 50% discount on the standard or concession fee is offered for all students up to 25 years of age.)


Course Options





Inner Peace course

The Inner Peace course unit of the Foundation Course in Practical Philosophy is offered to all students who have completed the Introductory Course.

Date next offered
Term 2 2018

Cost
Standard $220
Concession $130
Young people standard $110
Young people concession $65

(A 50% discount on the standard or concession fee is offered for all students up to 25 years of age.)


Presence of Mind course

The Presence of Mind course unit of the Foundation in Philosophy course is offered to all students who have completed the Introductory Course.

Date next offered
Term 3 2018

Cost
Standard $220
Concession $130
Young people standard $110
Young people concession $65

(A 50% discount on the standard or concession fee is offered for all students up to 25 years of age.)


Freedom course

The Freedom course unit of the Foundation in Philosophy course is open to students who have completed the Introductory Course and a minimum of two of the Foundation Course units.

Date next offered
Term 3 2018

Cost
Standard $220
Concession $130
Young people standard $110
Young people concession $65

(A 50% discount on the standard or concession fee is offered for all students up to 25 years of age.)


Fees





Way of Action course

The Way of Action course unit of the Foundation Course in Practical Philosophy is open to students who have completed the Freedom unit of the Foundation Course only.

Date next offered
Term 1 2019

Cost
Standard $220
Concession $130
Young people standard $110
Young people concession $65

(A 50% discount on the standard or concession fee is offered for all students up to 25 years of age.)


Way of Devotion course

The Way of Devotion course unit of the Foundation Course in Practical Philosophy is open to students who have completed the Way of Action unit of the Foundation Course only.

Date next offered
Term 1 2018 – Registration now open
Thursday 1 February, 10-12.30pm

Cost
Standard $220
Concession $130
Young people standard $110
Young people concession $65

(A 50% discount on the standard or concession fee is offered for all students up to 25 years of age.)


Way of Knowledge course

The Way of Knowledge course unit of the Foundation Course in Practical Philosophy is open to students who have completed the Way of Devotion unit of the Foundation Course only.

Date next offered
Term 2 2018

Cost
Standard $220
Concession $130
Young people standard $110
Young people concession $65

(A 50% discount on the standard or concession fee is offered for all students up to 25 years of age.)


Intermediate online course

This course has been developed for continuing students in any location – Australia and worldwide – who are unable to attend a physical School for a variety of reasons. Students wishing to enrol in the intermediate online course should have been attending the School for a number of years and be practising meditation (or wanting to resume it as a regular practice).

The course will run for 12 weeks at a time. Students wishing to enrol for this course should initially contact info@philosophy.org.au to confirm their eligibility. You will need video/audio capability (webcam/microphone or headset), and moderate system requirements apply. Orientation will be provided upon enrolment.

Cost

$90USD per term


Ongoing courses

All other courses
Please contact your tutor for information about your next course.

Cost
Standard $220
Concession $130
Young people standard $110
Young people concession $65(A 50% discount on the standard or concession fee is offered for all students up to 25 years of age.)


Ongoing Course Options