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

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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    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…

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    Is Brexit the will of the people? The answer is not quite that simple

Is Brexit the will of the people? The answer is not quite that simple

16 April 2019|

Christian List looks at majoritarianism, Condorcet’s paradox and the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

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    Jonathan Livengood (University of Illinois): “Back to the Rubbish Bin: Experimental Philosophy and the Metaphysics of Causation”

Jonathan Livengood (University of Illinois): “Back to the Rubbish Bin: Experimental Philosophy and the Metaphysics of Causation”

12 March 2019|

 

Jonathan Livengood (University of Illinois): “Back to the Rubbish Bin: Experimental Philosophy and the Metaphysics of Causation”
For at least the last fifty years, philosophical research on causation has relied heavily on judgments about cases. We are asked to consider cases such as when Billy and Suzy throw rocks—one right after another—at a window and the window breaks, […]

Wednesdays LT2019 – Session 1

12 March 2019|