Conferences

Reasons, Rationality, and Intentional Agency

18 September 2017|

On 29 September, this two-day interdisciplinary workshop will bring together philosophers, economists, and scholars from neighbouring disciplines to discuss issues ranging from new approaches to rational choice theory at one end of the spectrum to contributions concerning the metaphysics of intentionality and agency at the other.

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    Quantum Investigations: A Conference in Honour of Miklós Rédei

Quantum Investigations: A Conference in Honour of Miklós Rédei

12 September 2017|

On 27 October this workshop will bring together philosophers and physicists inspired by the work of Miklós Rédei to discuss new work on the foundations of quantum physics.

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    Bridging the Gap: Scientific Imagination Meets Aesthetic Imagination

Bridging the Gap: Scientific Imagination Meets Aesthetic Imagination

12 June 2017|

On 5–6 October, this 2-day conference aims to connect work on artistic and scientific imagination, and to advance our understanding of the epistemic and heuristic roles that imagination can play.

Determinism, Probability and Agency

16 May 2017|

On 16 May, this workshop will bring together faculty and graduate students to investigate the connections between probability, determinism and agency.

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.

Philosophy of Language for Decision Theory

12 January 2017|

On 25–26 May, this two-day workshop will explore the connections between philosophy of language and decision theory.

5th LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference 2017

16 December 2016|

This year’s LSE-Bayreuth student philosophy conference will take place 11–12 May 2017 at LSE.

5th LSE Graduate Conference in Philosophy of Probability

14 December 2016|

On 2–3 June 2017, this conference will bring together researchers and graduate students in Philosophy, Psychology/Cognitive Science, Physics, Medicine, Computer Science and related fields to discuss issues in the philosophy of probability.

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    Emergence and the Limit: A Workshop in Philosophy of Statistical and Thermal Physics

Emergence and the Limit: A Workshop in Philosophy of Statistical and Thermal Physics

1 November 2016|

On 25 November, this workshop will consider various case studies portraying either emergent behaviour or other important issues in statistical mechanics and assess the indispensable vs. dispensable nature of of the thermodynamic limit.

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    Workshop on Scientific Imagination and Epistemic Representations

Workshop on Scientific Imagination and Epistemic Representations

10 October 2016|

On 28 October, four experts will consider the issue of imagination in scientific reasoning in this one-day workshop.