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We are a non-profit founded in 1989 in Rochester, NY.

Practical philosophy enables individuals to lead richer and more compelling lives, as well as develop a deeper understanding of themselves, through regular practice and self-inquiry.

We support our members in many ways and don’t limit how we can help.

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Non-Profit

The Foundation of Practical Philosophy is staffed and cared for entirely on a volunteer basis by the school’s own students. The most current year annual report can be accessed here: 2016 Annual Report

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Non-Academic

The school emphasizes practical philosophy that can be used in everyday life. No prior experience or education in philosophy is necessary.

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Non-Sectarian

The school welcomes followers of all faiths and belief systems. Everyone is open to enroll in class.

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No Exams

Lessons are conducted through open discussion. There are no written assignments or examinations.

How we got our Start

Cedric Grigg

Evelyn Grigg

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