taken by Lisa Thomas
The American Institute for Philosophical and Cultural Thought fosters the study of philosophical and cultural thought in America by collecting and archiving literary and educational resources, providing access to those resources to scholarly researchers, and disseminating education about American philosophical and cultural thought. AIPCT maintains an organized archival library, consisting of approximately 35,000 donated books and collections of papers, and also purchased items using monetary donations. AIPCT encourages the use of these research materials by permitting scholars to access them at the Institute, located near Carbondale, Illinois. AIPCT will also foster other kinds of scholarly activities, such as workshops, website information, online conferencing, and academic publishing, relating to its educational mission.