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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    Philosophy of Language for Decision Theory Part 2: Indexicals and Vagueness

Philosophy of Language for Decision Theory Part 2: Indexicals and Vagueness

9 May 2017|

In her second post in this series, Anna Mahtani explores the parallels between philosophy of language and decision theory’s treatment of indexicals and vagueness.

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    Undergraduate students present their work to colleagues and faculty

Undergraduate students present their work to colleagues and faculty

4 May 2017|

Undergraduate students were given a chance to present their papers to colleagues and faculty in our hugely successful Reason, Knowledge and Values Colloquium last week.

Cristian Larroulet (2015–2016)

3 May 2017|

I came to the LSE after a parallel career as a development economist and a junior instructor in philosophy of economics. Before coming to London, I have studied economics for several years (undergraduate and master) and have taken many courses in philosophy of science and moral philosophy. As many people with similar backgrounds know well, these two branches of […]

Universal health coverage paper published in The Lancet

27 April 2017|

Following his work with the World Health Organisation, Alex Voorhoeve offers further guidance on the path to universal health coverage in this brand new article in The Lancet.

The Origins of Consciousness

26 April 2017|

This one-day, interdisciplinary workshop will bring together philosophers, neuroscientists, experimental biologists and evolutionary biologists to discuss the origins of consciousness. Pre-registration is required.

The Last Hope Part 1: A Worthwhile Life

10 April 2017|

In the first in this three-part series, Luc Bovens looks at death, immortality and the worthwhile life.

Prof Matthew Adler to take up Lachmann Fellowship

7 April 2017|

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Matthew Adler to a Lachmann Fellowship with the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, starting in September 2017.

Cristóbal Otero (2015–2016)

5 April 2017|

I am an economist. I hold a B.A. and M.A. in economics and this year I will be starting my Ph.D. studies in economics at UC Berkeley. Yet I spent last year studying philosophy (M.Sc. in Philosophy of the Social Sciences) at the LSE.

Many people ask me why have I decided to study philosophy whereas I want to work […]

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    Nora Boyd (Pittsburgh): “Daedal Data: The Problem of Empirical Adequacy”

Nora Boyd (Pittsburgh): “Daedal Data: The Problem of Empirical Adequacy”

20 March 2017|

 

Nora Boyd (Pittsburgh): “Daedal Data: The Problem of Empirical Adequacy”

Whatever else our theories about the natural world are, they ought to be consistent with the evidence produced by our interactions with it – our theories ought to be at least empirically adequate. This is the minimal commitment of empiricism. Yet the central notions of evidence and empirical […]

Accepting applications for two LSE Fellowships

16 March 2017|

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for two one-year LSE Fellowships, to start September 2017.