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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    The Critique of Pure Rhythm at the LSE Philosophy Christmas Party

The Critique of Pure Rhythm at the LSE Philosophy Christmas Party

4 December 2018|

Join us on 10 December for the LSE Philosophy Christmas Party, featuring live music from The Critique of Pure Rhythm.

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    CALL FOR PAPERS: 7th LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS: 7th LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference

23 November 2018|

The 7th LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference will take place 2–3 May at LSE. Papers for consideration must be submitted by 15 February 2019.

2018 MSc Prize winners

22 November 2018|

We’re pleased to announce that this year’s MSc prizes have been awarded to Andreas Achen, Nina-Karolin Krumnau, Charles Sherwood and Martin Vaeth.

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    Philosophy and Public Policy graduate wins congressional seat

Philosophy and Public Policy graduate wins congressional seat

7 November 2018|

Philosophy and Public Policy MSc graduate, Max Rose, has been elected to the US House of Representatives.

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    Catrin Campbell Moore (Bristol): “Imprecise probabilities and undermining scenarios”

Catrin Campbell Moore (Bristol): “Imprecise probabilities and undermining scenarios”

6 November 2018|

 

Catrin Campbell Moore (Bristol): “Imprecise probabilities and undermining scenarios”

Sometimes one ends up in an unfortunate situation when you cannot come to a stable opinion: whatever belief you adopt makes you want to change your mind. I suggest that in such scenarios you should adopt imprecise probabilities.

Catrin Campbell […]

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    Sabina Leonelli (Exeter): “Understanding Science from the Data Up”

Sabina Leonelli (Exeter): “Understanding Science from the Data Up”

26 October 2018|

 

Sabina Leonelli (Exeter): “Understanding Science from the Data Up”

We live in a data-rich world, and yet diverse views on what constitutes reliable knowledge are proliferating and science is losing credibility as a source of verifiable, empirically grounded understanding of the world. I argue that both the overriding importance attributed to big data and the increasing contestation of […]

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    Craig Callender (UC, San Diego): “The Flow of Time: Stitching the World Together”

Craig Callender (UC, San Diego): “The Flow of Time: Stitching the World Together”

26 October 2018|

 

Craig Callender (UC, San Diego): “The Flow of Time: Stitching the World Together”

As we navigate through life, we employ a model of time as flowing. Despite its importance to us, physics suggests that this conception of time is fundamentally flawed, dismissing it as an illusion. Before we can dismiss the flow, however, we need to explain the […]

Apply now for 2019/20

24 October 2018|

Applications for our world-leading MSc and MPhil/PhD programmes are open. Programmes start Autumn 2019.

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    John Worrall (LSE): “Evidence-Based Everything (but let’s do the basing properly)” (Exaugural Lecture)

John Worrall (LSE): “Evidence-Based Everything (but let’s do the basing properly)” (Exaugural Lecture)

19 October 2018|

 

John Worrall (LSE): “Evidence-Based Everything (but let’s do the basing properly)” (Exaugural Lecture)

Statements can be significant despite being “statements of the bleedin’ obvious”. The philosopher David Hume’s remark that “The rational man adjusts his beliefs to the evidence” falls exactly into this category. It is surely “bleedin’ obvious” that our views (and hence our policies) ought to be based […]

Preference-based modeling in economics

5 October 2018|

On 10 November, this one-day workshop will look at the interpretation of (revealed) preferences and preference-based modeling in economics.