every day

valuing real-life experience

every day

valuing real-life experience over theory

in good

valuing real-life experience over theory

Courses &events

Introduction to Practical Philosophy

Do any of us really know who we are? Or why? For thousands of years, philosophy has been searching for answers and seeking the truth in everything. Through Practical Philosophy we seek understanding not through theory, but from our own direct experience. Living life to the full.

Introductory Economics with Justice

Economics with Justice seeks to show that freedom and prosperity are possible for people everywhere, providing we follow economic laws and aim for a fair outcome from economic arrangements.

‘Common Law – the Spinal Cord of the Body Politic’

A series of six essays on the Common Law, to explain the continuing relevance of our unique system of law, its antiquity, and the huge benefits of this inheritance both here and in other nations across the world.

Sanskrit for Philosophy students worldwide

Sanskrit courses are provided free of charge but only available to those who are currently enrolled on a philosophy course in the School or associated Schools abroad.

Annual Language Lecture 2020

'Self Discovery', a work attributed to the philosopher Shankara, recently translated by Warwick and Elena Jessup, will be launched through a webinar at 11am GMT on Sunday, 1st November.

Get Inspired


Philosophy Blog
Life Changing Study - Exploring Philosophy Online
In the wake of the Coronavirus lockdown, Emily Williams found herself pondering the important questions in life, and embarked on a 10-week online course with us.
Lectures and Films
The Purifying Power of Practical Philosophy

Mr Donald Lambie, School Leader in London, speaks in Melbourne Australia on the power of Practical Philosophy.


Economics & Law Treasures
Cambridge’s Contribution to Economics

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About Us

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principles & practices

The School has adopted various working principles with the aim of protecting the integrity of its work and the welfare of its students.



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about the school

Here you can see a timeline of some key events in our history, and a film about our origins.


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