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    The Naturalistic Case for Free Will, Part 3: Indeterminism as an Emergent Phenomenon

The Naturalistic Case for Free Will, Part 3: Indeterminism as an Emergent Phenomenon

21 November 2019|

Could the universe be deterministic at some levels and indeterministic at others? In the final post in this series, Christian List looks at micro and macro levels of description.

Apply now for 2020/21

9 October 2019|

Applications for our world-leading MSc and MPhil/PhD programmes are open. Programmes start Autumn 2020.

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    Jonathan Birch awarded ERC grant for research on animal sentience

Jonathan Birch awarded ERC grant for research on animal sentience

4 September 2019|

Associate Professor Jonathan Birch has been awarded a European Research Council Starting Grant worth €1.5m for a new research project on the foundations of animal sentience.

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    Introducing our new student journal: Studies in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Introducing our new student journal: Studies in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

23 July 2019|

We’re very pleased to introduce our new undergraduate student journal, Studies in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

Henk W. de Regt wins the 2019 Lakatos Award

14 June 2019|

The London School of Economics and Political Science is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Lakatos Award.

Out of the Vat: subscribe now to our brand new podcast

7 May 2019|

We’re pleased to introduce our new podcast, Out of the Vat.

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    Is Brexit the will of the people? The answer is not quite that simple

Is Brexit the will of the people? The answer is not quite that simple

16 April 2019|

Christian List looks at majoritarianism, Condorcet’s paradox and the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

How do we know how to act together?

26 February 2019|

How are humans able to act cooperatively and why don’t we see such behaviour in other primates? Jonathan Birch looks at the concept of “joint know-how”.

Conjectures and Refutations, a brand new seminar series

5 February 2019|

We’re pleased to introduce our brand new seminar series, Conjectures and Refutations.

Media Impartiality, Part 2: How

25 September 2018|

In the second of this two-part series, Joe Mazor looks at how the news media can achieve the right kind of impartiality.