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

Apply Now: LSE Fellowship in philosophy

25 March 2020|

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for a one-year LSE Fellowship in Philosophy. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 15 April.

LSE Philosophy ranked 5th in the world

4 March 2020|

LSE Philosophy has been ranked 5th in the world in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Out of the Vat #5 – Heather Widdows

4 February 2020|

Heather Widdows is John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor Research at the University of Birmingham. In this episode we talk to Heather about beauty, choice, and re-reading Twilight…

LSE Philosophy welcomes Azita Chellappoo

29 January 2020|

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Azita Chellappoo, who joins the Department this month as an LSE Fellow.

Colin Howson, 1945–2020

8 January 2020|

It is with great sadness that we report that Colin Howson, the former Chair of Philosophy of Science at LSE and a member of the Department for 40 years, died on Sunday, 5 January.

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    Apply now: Four-year PhD Scholarship on Foundations of Animal Sentience

Apply now: Four-year PhD Scholarship on Foundations of Animal Sentience

17 December 2019|

LSE Philosophy seeks to recruit one research student for a fully funded 4-year PhD degree, contributing to our exciting new research project on the foundations of animal sentience, ASENT. Applications close 10 January 2020.

2019 MSc Prize winners

17 December 2019|

We’re pleased to announce that this year’s MSc prizes have been awarded to Pascal Meier, Robert Pepper, Lorenzo Sartori, Andre Van Parys and Toby Zambardino.

8th LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference

3 December 2019|

The 8th annual LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference will take place 29–30 May 2020 at the University of Bayreuth.

2019 Lakatos Award Lecture with Henk W. de Regt

22 November 2019|

 

2019 Lakatos Award Lecture with Henk W. de Regt

It is widely acknowledged that a central aim of science is to achieve understanding of the world around us, and that possessing such understanding is highly important in our present-day society. But what precisely is scientific understanding, and when is it achieved?

In his Lakatos Award winning book Understanding Scientific Understanding […]

2019 Lakatos Award Expert Workshop with Henk W. de Regt

21 November 2019|

 

2019 Lakatos Award Expert Workshop with Henk W. de Regt

On 21 November 2019, this half-day workshop addressed issues raised by Henk W. de Regt’s Lakatos Award-winning book, Understanding Scientific Understanding.

This video playlist includes the following talks: