Conferences

8th LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference

3 December 2019|

The 8th annual LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference will take place 29–30 May 2020 at the University of Bayreuth.

Lakatos Award Expert Workshop with Henk W. de Regt

1 October 2019|

On 21 November, this half-day workshop will address issues raised by Henk W. de Regt’s Lakatos Award-winning book, Understanding Scientific Understanding.

Individual and Collective Attitudes

6 September 2019|

On 3–5 October, this three-day interdisciplinary workshop will addresses attitudes in various ways, ranging from philosophical to formal aspects, and from normative to empirical aspects.

7th LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference

23 November 2018|

This year’s LSE-Bayreuth student philosophy conference will take place 2–3 May 2019 at LSE.

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.