Timeline

Publication of Progress and Poverty by Henry George (1839 – 1897)

Birth of the School's founder, Leon MacLaren

Henry George School of Economics founded (renamed the School of Economic Science in 1942)

First series of Philosophy courses are offered, developed from the teachings of Ouspensky and Gurdjieff

First overseas school established in Wellington

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi visits the UK, bringing the next stage of development, meditation

First meeting of Leon MacLaren and Shri Shantananda Saraswati

Mr MacLaren passes away. Mr Donald Lambie succeeds him as School Leader

Death of Shri Shantananda Saraswati and first meeting with Shri Vasudevananda Saraswati

The 'free term' for Philosophy and Economics is offered for the first time, allowing even more people to experience the School's courses

The Fellowship votes to alter the Objects, changing the name of the School to the School of Philosophy and Economic Science