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
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    MSc student awarded Institute of Business Ethics essay prize

MSc student awarded Institute of Business Ethics essay prize

20 October 2017|

Charles Sherwood, a graduand from our Philosophy and Public Policy MSc programme, has won first prize in the Institute of Business Ethics 2017 student essay competition.

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    Out now: The Philosophy of Social Evolution, by Jonathan Birch

Out now: The Philosophy of Social Evolution, by Jonathan Birch

19 October 2017|

Dr Jonathan Birch’s new book, The Philosophy of Social Evolution, is out today.

Biological Identity: An Expert Workshop

16 October 2017|

On 10 November, this half-day expert workshop will look at issues of biological identity.

Apply now for 2018/9

9 October 2017|

Applications for our world-leading MSc and MPhil/PhD programmes are now open. Programmes start September 2018.

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    Prof Daniel M. Hausman (Madison): “Is Social Science Possible?”

Prof Daniel M. Hausman (Madison): “Is Social Science Possible?”

4 October 2017|

 
Prof Daniel M. Hausman (Madison): “Is Social Science Possible?”

Using economics as an example, this lecture addresses a perennial philosophical question that also occupied Auguste Comte: Can inquiries into social phenomena be sciences?

The Last Hope Part 3: Attitudes

3 October 2017|

How do you hope to be thought of after you die? In his final post in this series, Luc Bovens looks at attitudes towards the dead.

Bryan Roberts awarded National Science Foundation grant

2 October 2017|

Bryan W. Roberts and Nicholas J. Teh, a philosopher of physics at the University of Natre Dame, have been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation grant for their forthcoming project on the nature of observation in science.

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    4 October: Auguste Comte Memorial Lecture with Professor Daniel M. Hausman

4 October: Auguste Comte Memorial Lecture with Professor Daniel M. Hausman

22 September 2017|

Daniel M. Hausman, Herbert A. Simon and Hilldale Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and co-founder of the journal Economics and Philosophy, will deliver this year’s Auguste Comte Memorial Lecture on 4 October.

Reasons, Rationality, and Intentional Agency

18 September 2017|

On 29 September, this two-day interdisciplinary workshop will bring together philosophers, economists, and scholars from neighbouring disciplines to discuss issues ranging from new approaches to rational choice theory at one end of the spectrum to contributions concerning the metaphysics of intentionality and agency at the other.

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    Weathering catastrophic storms: the science and philosophy of hurricane prediction

Weathering catastrophic storms: the science and philosophy of hurricane prediction

4 September 2017|

The science of predicting hurricanes is crucial for disaster management and insurance, but also raises difficult methodological and philosophical questions. In this post, Joe Roussos asks whether hurricane modellers should average the results from different models of hurricane frequency.