In order to continue providing free and affordable educational services, we rely on grants, donations, and the financial support of our LCP members. Our membership contribution options range from $3-$30/month, depending on what you can afford. No matter which payment option you happen to choose, we want to thank each and every one of our members – from the bottoms of our philoso-hearts – for promoting academic philosophy, by offering all members the following benefits:
- Automatic enrollment in our LCP Academy: as students, members will have access to private Discord course discussion boards, as well as digital access to our ever-growing data-base of philosophical works and library packages associated with the virtual courses/lectures offered on our website and through Zoom – all instructionally overseen by our Philosopher in Chief and other guest philosophers
- A place on our email list: members will receive a monthly update on the nonprofit’s plans and actions; Zoom links to our virtual lectures, courses, and conference events; at least a week’s advance notice for special calls for presentations and submissions before we go public with our ads; a chance to have an immediate say in the direction of our course material and events, and direct participation in our Zoom events
For all the educational resources we have to offer, and what we will have to offer as we grow, this is an amazing benefits package! It is out of love and gratitude, for both the community which we serve and philosophy, itself, that we remain a nonprofit – so that we can continue offering top-notch academic resources at such a bargain (and often times for free). If you are interested in becoming a contributing member, furthering both our own and your personal noble calls to enlightenment, check out our income-driven membership options below and choose what’s right for you!
*before signing up, please note our terms at the bottom*
Membership Option A: $3/month, this membership option is recommended for students and those netting <$20,000/year
Membership Option B: $6/month, this membership option is recommended for those netting $20,000-$40,000/year
Membership Option C: $9/month, this membership option is recommended for those netting $40,000-$60,000/year
Membership Option D: $12/month, this membership option is recommended for those netting $60,000-$80,000/year
Membership Option E: $15/month, this membership option is recommended for those netting $80,000-$100,000/year
Membership Option F: $18/month, this membership option is recommended for those netting $100,000-$120,000/year
Membership Option G: $21/month, this membership option is recommended for those netting $120,000-$140,000/year
Membership Option H: $24/month, this membership option is recommended for those netting $140,000-$160,000/year
Membership Option I: $27/month, this membership option is recommended for those netting $160,000-$180,000/year
Membership Option J: $30/month, this membership option is recommended for those netting >$180,000/year
* Our philosophical database of resources and library packages are for educational use only. By becoming a contributing member, you are agreeing to our membership terms which adopt a no-tolerance policy concerning nefarious nonsense. The terms are as follows:
1. The terms are subject to change at The Lawn Chair Philosophy Foundation’s discretion.
2. All digital materials are meant to accompany our courses, lectures, conferences, blogs, journals, and discussion boards – which are instructionally overseen by our Philosopher in Chief and qualified guest philosophers. As a member you must respect the academic space we cultivate. Any act of harassment, discrimination, or hate speech in our instructional space will result in a loss of membership status without a refund.
3. If you reference any books, articles, or presentation materials offered privately to our members, be sure to properly cite those references and at all costs avoid plagiarism. If you plagiarize, you will be in breach of copyright law, you will lose your membership status without a refund, and you may be subject to legal action. If an article in our private database is listed as a draft, and the author asks that you cite the published copy (not the draft version), you must follow the author’s wishes else you will also be in breach of copyright law, you will lose your membership status without a refund, and you may be subject to legal action.
3. All content in our Discord course discussion boards is to remain private. If you copy or share a fellow member’s written words without their direct permission, then you will lose your membership status without a refund and you may be subject to legal action.
4. Any misuse of our resources intended for educational use only, including printing or sharing, will result in members losing their status and benefits without a refund, and any perpetrator may be subject to legal action.