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

Session 2 – 8 Jan

11 December 2017|

Session 1 – 8 Jan

11 December 2017|

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    The Philosophy Exchange: a new study and feedback space for undergraduates

The Philosophy Exchange: a new study and feedback space for undergraduates

6 December 2017|

Opening in January 2018, the Philosophy Exchange is an innovative new feedback and study space for our undergraduate students.

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    The Philosophy of Social Evolution Part 5: Cultural inclusive fitness?

The Philosophy of Social Evolution Part 5: Cultural inclusive fitness?

5 December 2017|

In the final post in this series, Jonathan Birch considers the development of large-scale human cooperation.

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    Remco Heesen (Cambridge): “Statistical Biases in Peer Review”

Remco Heesen (Cambridge): “Statistical Biases in Peer Review”

29 November 2017|

 

Remco Heesen (Cambridge): “Statistical Biases in Peer Review”

Various biases are known to affect the peer review system, which is used to judge journal articles for their suitability for publication and grant proposals for their suitability for funding. These biases are generally attributed to cognitive biases held by individual peer reviewers. For example, gender bias in peer review […]

2017 MSc prize winners

27 November 2017|

We’re pleased to announce that this year’s MSc prizes have been awarded to David Freeborn and Rodrigo Gordillo Cerrutti.

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    The Philosophy of Social Evolution Part 4: The social organism

The Philosophy of Social Evolution Part 4: The social organism

27 November 2017|

Has the time come for a revival of the “cell state” perspective? In part 4 of this series, Jonathan Birch looks at the evolution of multicellular life.

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    The Philosophy of Social Evolution Part 3: Relatedness, time and bacteria

The Philosophy of Social Evolution Part 3: Relatedness, time and bacteria

20 November 2017|

In the third installment in this series, Jonathan Birch looks at “horizontal transmission” and relatedness in bacteria.

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    Introducing philosophy to secondary schools with the Harris Experience

Introducing philosophy to secondary schools with the Harris Experience

15 November 2017|

Now into its 3rd year, LSE Philosophy’s work with the Harris Experience will continue into 2017/8 with our research students using short stories to introduce philosophy and ethics to secondary schools.

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    The Philosophy of Social Evolution Part 2: Relatedness and Altruism

The Philosophy of Social Evolution Part 2: Relatedness and Altruism

13 November 2017|

How can we explain the evolution of altruism? In part 2 of this series, Jonathan Birch considers “Hamilton’s Rule”.