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

The Ethical Homeopathic Placebo?

19 June 2018|

Should doctors be allowed to prescribe homeopathic treatments on the NHS? John Worrall looks at the scientific and ethical status of homeopathy.

5 July: Undergraduate Open Day

30 May 2018|

Meet LSE students and academics, explore campus and experience the unique atmosphere of the School at our undergraduate open day on 5 July. Book your place now.

2018 LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference

22 May 2018|

The 2018 LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference took place 4–5 May at the University of Bayreuth in Southern Germany.

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    Africana Philosophy and the Social Epistemology of Science: an interview with Liam Kofi Bright

Africana Philosophy and the Social Epistemology of Science: an interview with Liam Kofi Bright

15 May 2018|

Liam Kofi Bright, currently at Carnegie Mellon University, joins LSE Philosophy in September. We thought we’d celebrate his imminent arrival with some questions.

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    Workshop on the Report of the International Panel on Social Progress

Workshop on the Report of the International Panel on Social Progress

3 May 2018|

On 8 June, this workshop will engage several authors of the International Panel on Social Progress’s first, comprehensive Report in a debate with policy-makers and researchers from UK and international organisations.

Matt Farr (Cambridge): “The C Theory of Time”

30 April 2018|

 

Matt Farr (Cambridge): “The C Theory of Time”

Does time have a direction? Intuitively, it does. After all, our experiences, our thoughts, even our scientific explanations of phenomena are time-directed: things evolve from earlier to later, and it would seem unnecessary and indeed odd to try to expunge such talk from our philosophical lexicon. Nevertheless, in this talk […]

John D. Norton (Pittsburgh): “The Infinite Lottery”

24 April 2018|

 

John D. Norton (Pittsburgh): “The Infinite Lottery”

An infinite lottery machine induces a non-standard inductive logic that turns out to be the same logic appropriate to a problem in inductive inference arising in present theories of eternal inflation.

John D. Norton is Distinguished Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh, and author of the […]

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    Reproductive Choices and Climate Change Part 2: should individuals have fewer children to mitigate climate change?

Reproductive Choices and Climate Change Part 2: should individuals have fewer children to mitigate climate change?

18 April 2018|

It is claimed that having fewer children will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but is it that straightforward? Eric Brandstedt looks at some of the complexities of this recommendation.

Apply Now: LSE Fellowship in philosophy of physics

11 April 2018|

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for an exciting fellowship position in philosophy of physics.

Thursday – Session 4

10 April 2018|

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