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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    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.

Out of the Vat #1 – Steven French

26 March 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…

Wednesdays LT2019 – Session 1

12 March 2019|

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    Paul Menzel (Pacific Lutheran): “The Subjective Value of Life: What Is It?”

Paul Menzel (Pacific Lutheran): “The Subjective Value of Life: What Is It?”

27 February 2019|

 
Paul Menzel (Pacific Lutheran): “The Subjective Value of Life: What Is It?”
 
One kind of value that a person’s life has is subjective – the value of life to the person whose life it is. This value plays an important role in certain moral philosophies, in health economics and health policy, and in a wide range of normative […]

How do we know how to act together?

26 February 2019|

How are humans able to act cooperatively and why don’t we see such behaviour in other primates? Jonathan Birch looks at the concept of “joint know-how”.

3 April: Undergraduate Open Day

12 February 2019|

Meet LSE students and academics, explore campus and experience the unique atmosphere of the School at our undergraduate open day on 3 April. Book your place now.

Charles Sherwood (2016–2018)

12 February 2019|

At 58, I was a mature student, coming from a 30yr career in business and finance. I was a little apprehensive how I might be received. As it turned out, I just could not have found a more welcoming, stimulating, rewarding set of fellow students – and, for that matter, faculty. One reason for this is the sheer diversity […]

Conjectures and Refutations, a brand new seminar series

5 February 2019|

We’re pleased to introduce our brand new seminar series, Conjectures and Refutations.

Regular events at LSE Philosophy

25 January 2019|

Welcome to LSE Philosophy! As you’re no doubt aware, there’s an awful lot going on in the Department of Philosophy Logic and Scientific Method, as well as in the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science and the Forum for Philosophy. Here’s just a sample of some of our regular events…

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    Liam Kofi Bright (LSE): “The Scientists Qua Scientist Makes No Assertion”

Liam Kofi Bright (LSE): “The Scientists Qua Scientist Makes No Assertion”

15 January 2019|

Liam Kofi Bright (LSE): “The Scientists Qua Scientist Makes No Assertion”

 

Assertions are, speaking roughly, descriptive statements which purport to describe some fact about the world. Philosophers have given a lot of attention to the idea that assertions come with special norms governing their behaviour. Frequently, in fact, philosophers claim that for something to count as an […]