Conferences

Preference-based modeling in economics

5 October 2018|

On 10 November, this one-day workshop will look at the interpretation of (revealed) preferences and preference-based modeling in economics.

Lakatos Award Expert Workshop with Sabina Leonelli

2 October 2018|

On 25 October, this half-day workshop will address issues raised by Sabina Leonelli’s Lakatos Award-winning book, Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study.

Lakatos Award Expert Workshop with Craig Callender

2 October 2018|

On 24 October, this half-day workshop will address issues raised by Craig Callender’s Lakatos Award-winning book, What Makes Time Special?

Financial Regulations Post Brexit

28 August 2018|

On 12 September this half day conference will look at issues surrounding the UK’s financial regulations after it leaves the European Union.

Now it is official. The UK has given up the idea of passport for the financial industry in favour of “regulatory flexibility”.  The Chequers Statement says that a deal should “provide regulatory flexibility where it matters most for […]

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    Probability and the Many Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

Probability and the Many Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

28 June 2018|

On 2 July, this workshop will bring together philosophers of physics to explore the nature of probability in quantum theory and in the Everett interpretation.

All of our experiments in quantum theory are statistical and probabilistic in nature. But the nature of probabilities in quantum theory is surprisingly philosophically subtle. This subtlety is particularly present on the Everett or […]

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    Workshop on the Report of the International Panel on Social Progress

Workshop on the Report of the International Panel on Social Progress

3 May 2018|

On 8 June, this workshop will engage several authors of the International Panel on Social Progress’s first, comprehensive Report in a debate with policy-makers and researchers from UK and international organisations.

Workshop on The Philosophy of Social Evolution

7 February 2018|

On Friday 23 February, this half-day workshop will consider issues raised in Jonathan Birch’s new book, The Philosophy of Social Evolution.

Workshop on Risk and Aggregation in Ethics

19 January 2018|

On 2–3 March this two-day workshop organised jointly with the Department of Philosophy, University College London will bring together philosophers to discuss problems of risk and aggregation in ethical theory.

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    Philosophy, Politics and Economics Conference in honour of Luc Bovens

Philosophy, Politics and Economics Conference in honour of Luc Bovens

8 November 2017|

On 7 December, this conference will bring together scholars from around the world to celebrate the work of Prof Bovens and his contributions to philosophy, politics and economics.

The Ant Trap: An Expert Workshop

2 November 2017|

On 10 November, this half-day workshop will explore some of the issues raised by Brian Epstein’s award-winning book, The Ant Trap.