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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    Alex Voorhoeve (LSE): “Pleasure, the Complete Life, and Death” (Inaugural Professorial Lecture)

Alex Voorhoeve (LSE): “Pleasure, the Complete Life, and Death” (Inaugural Professorial Lecture)

16 February 2018|

 

Alex Voorhoeve (LSE): “Pleasure, the Complete Life, and Death”

The Greek philosopher Epicurus was an early proponent of hedonism – the view that the good life is the pleasurable life. He also argued that “death is nothing to us”. These two claims appear contradictory. For if pleasure is good, it seems to follow that a longer life that […]

11 April: Undergraduate Open Day

15 February 2018|

Thinking of applying for one of our BSc Degrees? Then come along to the LSE undergraduate open day on 11 April for your chance to experience the unique atmosphere of the School.

What Is It Really Like to Be a Bat? (the Forum)

14 February 2018|

 

What Is It Really Like to Be a Bat? (the Forum)

Are bats conscious, and how can we tell? What is it like to use sound to navigate? In a classic paper called “What Is It Like to Be a Bat?”, Thomas Nagel used the bat’s capacity for echolocation to introduce philosophical problems concerning conscious experience. But […]

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    Teruji Thomas (Oxford): “The Veil of Ignorance Revisited”

Teruji Thomas (Oxford): “The Veil of Ignorance Revisited”

7 February 2018|

 

Teruji Thomas (Oxford): “The Veil of Ignorance Revisited”

The rough idea of what I call “the veil of ignorance principle” is to identify the moral or “social” point of view with the point of view of a self-interested individual who is uncertain of his or her own identity. In conjunction with expected utility theory (EUT), such a principle […]