10 week online course
with live interactive classes

Practical Philosophy

Free to be Yourself

Philosophy Toughness. Practical life skills with enough toughness to last a lifetime.

Discover the Wisdom Within

Our students say that by testing and applying the practical philosophy discovered in our courses they have found an ever deepening inner clarity, understanding and wisdom in their daily lives.

Philosophy aims to set you free. Free from pressures and worries, free from limiting ways of thinking, free to grow and be yourself.
Take your first steps to freedom with our 10 week live course.

Live Online Course

Join in with the live interactive course online via Zoom in the comfort of your own home

Peace of Mind

A safe online space with experienced & supportive tutors & others looking to philosophy to set them free.

Practical Wisdom

Courses in practical wisdom for everyday living. Meet with like minded individuals.

Offer only £30

Introductory offer – 10 week course only £30. (Normally £65). Limited spaces. 

This popular course is practical rather than academic and draws on sources of wisdom from East and West, past and present.

Each class is limited to a maximum of 25 students per class.
Booking early saves disappointment and secures your place on the next course.

Explore Life To The Full…

The course offers a practical means to discover fully who we are, understand the world us and see what gets in the way of being happy, peaceful and free.

Students are invited to see life as a place to test the words of the wise through practical and mindful exercises that uncover the wisdom within.

Self-enquiry through practical philosophy

10 live weekly classes

The ten live weekly classes explore central human questions through discussion, practical observation, conversation and reflection in good company. Practical exercises to put to the test during the week are included.

Themes included in the course include: The Wisdom Within, Know Thyself, Being awake, The Present moment, Living Justly, The Threefold Energy, The light of Reason, The power of beauty, University in diversity, The Desire for Truth.

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Any questions email: hello@fses.org

How to Enrol

If you are currently experiencing any financial hardship and want to discuss if any concession pricing options are available simply email us to discuss.

Frequently asked questions

The course is practical in the sense that it takes philosophical ideas and shows how they can be of direct use in our everyday lives. The intention is to stimulate enquiry and through this expand the way we look at the world and ourselves.

First you need to enrol on a course. Our courses will be held online via the Zoom application, which we use to deliver all our online courses. Zoom is easy-to-use and can be accessed through a PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet.

Please follow this link to download Zoom onto your device. It would be beneficial to take some time to familiarise yourself with the app. This link provides guidance on the app and how to join a classroom. We also offer in-person courses at various locations in London and around the rest of the UK.

Online or by calling 020 7034 4000 (while our building is closed, the temporary number is 020 3287 1443).

If you register online, you will receive a confirmation email with your day of attendance. If you register by any means other than online, you will receive a receipt confirming your registration.

For online courses, you will receive an email with your Zoom log-in details a few days before the start of your course.

No, all you need is an open and enquiring mind. The course is intended for everyone, regardless of education, occupation, race, political or religious belief.

Yes, we offer the course as an online interactive course via Zoom. Each live class is limited to 25 people only so there is opportunity for students to ask questions and share thoughts and observations if they choose to do so.

Yes, we have many local venues where you can attend the course face-to-face.

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What some of our students say...

The courses have limited spaces and can get fully booked up in advance, so to save disappointment it is advisable to reserve your place on the next course well in advance.

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3. Pay the £30 enrolment fee to secure your place.
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