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The Philosophy of Vitalism

LIFE’s educational and clinical philosophy is based on Vitalism—our recognition that the Universe itself is self-conscious, and as such, creates itself as a dynamic system wherein living organisms are self-developing, self-maintaining and self-healing.

  • Our Vitalistic EthosWe acknowledge that the phenomenon of life is fundamentally original, adaptable, and unpredictable. It is original in that life creates its own meaning: adaptable in that it expresses itself through overcoming entropy: and unpredictable as it transforms itself and evolves.

The concept of Vitalism is foundational to the entire concepts of health and wellness in humans. Our bodies work hard to express health, to maintain health and to recover from illnesses or other conditions that threaten our health.

Vitalism is the guiding philosophy at Life University and is prevalent throughout all our undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs.