in good

valuing real-life experience over theory


How do we ensure freedom and prosperity for all?

every day

valuing real-life experience

every day

valuing real-life experience over theory

Make Life
Make Sense

. Practise Philosophy with philosophers

Courses &events

Practical Philosophy 1: Wisdom

Do any of us really know who we are? Or why? Through Practical Philosophy we seek understanding not through theory, but from our own direct experience. Living life to the full.

Ten weeks to start getting to know who you really are.

Introductory Economics with Justice

This 10-session course takes economics as a human subject, the study of relationships between individuals, institutions and communities; based on human values.

Each session features a topic designed to encourage discussion and reflection.

Practical Philosophy 1 - online

A course in practical wisdom for everyday living. Practical life skills tough enough to last a lifetime. 

Our Practical Philosophy 1: Wisdom course, available online.

Free London Taster Sessions!

Wednesday 10 January 2024

Many of us are asking ourselves the big questions right now, but we don't always know how to find out the answers.

Come along to our free sessions and see whether one of our courses might be what you've been looking for!

Mozart Birthday Concert

Saturday 27 January 2024 at Hinde Street Church

Musicians from the School celebrate the great composer's 233rd birthday with a propgramme of Chamber, Choral, Vocal & Instrumental Works.

get to know us

About Us

Find out more about our organisation, our origins and principles.

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.



All of our tutors are volunteers, giving their time willingly to pass on what they've learnt at the School. Meet some of them here.


about the school

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


venue hire

See our elegant, versatile venues for hire.

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