• Learn to
    live more consciously

    "Life is available only in the present moment."
    ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

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  • With greater

    The living self has one purpose only:
    to come into its own fullness of being,
    as a tree comes into full blossom,
    or a bird into spring beauty,
    or a tiger into lustre.
    ~ D.H. Lawrence

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  • And a deeper
    for life's wonders

    “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” ~ Confucius

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Practical Philosophy Goals


Transform the way you think about the world around you.

  • Experience greater happiness and freedom
  • Learn to quiet the overactive mind
  • Gain tools for dealing with stress and anxiety
  • Develop a deeper understanding of yourself
  • Build more meaningful relationships
  • Move more gracefully through the day

Practical Philosophy Courses

Change your Life with our Primary Course

Our ten-week introductory course provides a foundation for further learning and inquiry. All lessons are interactive, accessible, and informal.

Practical Philosophy Background 

Part of a network of over forty affiliated schools…

The Foundation for Practical Philosophy is a non-profit adult education organization founded in 1989 that aims to foster spiritual and practical knowledge by providing tools that can be applied to everyday experiences.