Ewan Rodgers

About Ewan Rodgers

Communications and Marketing Manager, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics and Political Science. E.D.Rodgers@lse.ac.uk

2019 undergraduate prize winners

17 July 2019|

We’re pleased to announce that this year’s undergraduate prizes have been awarded to Carlo Bellomo, Neil Sebastian Crawford, Giovanni Marco Rosso, Ridhi Raj Thukral and Cheryl Shin Pey Ting.

Bastian Steuwer awarded Watkins Prize

27 June 2019|

We’re pleased to announce that PhD student Bastian Steuwer has been awarded the 2018/9 Watkins Prize.

Out of the Vat #2 – Richard Ashcroft

25 June 2019|

Richard Ashcroft is Professor of Bioethics and Deputy Head of the Department of Law at Queen Mary University of London. In this episode, Richard discusses his recent work on utopias, his love of trains, and “the other Richard Ashcroft”…

Henk W. de Regt wins the 2019 Lakatos Award

14 June 2019|

The London School of Economics and Political Science is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Lakatos Award.

LSE Philosophy welcomes Jonathan Parry

7 June 2019|

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of a new Assistant Professor to the Department, Jonathan Parry, who will be joining us in September.

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    Deborah Mayo (Virginia Tech): “Severe Testing: A Conjecture Passes a Severe Test Only if a Refutation Would Probably Have Occurred if it’s False”

Deborah Mayo (Virginia Tech): “Severe Testing: A Conjecture Passes a Severe Test Only if a Refutation Would Probably Have Occurred if it’s False”

3 June 2019|

Deborah Mayo (Virginia Tech): “Severe Testing: A Conjecture Passes a Severe Test Only if a Refutation Would Probably Have Occurred if it’s False”

High-profile failures of replication in the social and biological sciences underwrite a minimal requirement of evidence: If a conjecture is retained when little or nothing has been done that would have refuted it, then […]

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    Marius Backmann (Konstanz): “Necessarily the Old Riddle – Necessary Connections, Laws of Nature, and the Problem of Induction”

Marius Backmann (Konstanz): “Necessarily the Old Riddle – Necessary Connections, Laws of Nature, and the Problem of Induction”

20 May 2019|

Marius Backmann (Konstanz): “Necessarily the Old Riddle – Necessary Connections, Laws of Nature, and the Problem of Induction”

In my talk, I will criticise recent attempts to solve the problem of induction by invoking a notion of necessary connections, as provided by necessitarian accounts of laws of nature or recent neo-Aristotelian powers accounts.

The basic model of the […]

Apply Now: LSE Fellowship in philosophy

15 May 2019|

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for a one-year LSE Fellowship in Philosophy.

 

The deadline for this position has now passed.

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for a one-year LSE Fellowship in Philosophy. The LSE Fellow will contribute to the scholarship and intellectual life […]

Out of the Vat: subscribe now to our brand new podcast

7 May 2019|

We’re pleased to introduce our new podcast, Out of the Vat.

Out of the Vat #1 – Steven French

7 May 2019|

Steven French is a Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Leeds. In this episode, Steven discusses his current interest in phenomenological approaches to quantum mechanics, and recounts his early forays into art-rock journalism…