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.

Apply Now: Assistant Professorship in Philosophy

18 September 2018|

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for an Assistant Professorship in Philosophy, to start September 2019

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    Professor J. McKenzie Alexander becomes Head of LSE Philosophy

Professor J. McKenzie Alexander becomes Head of LSE Philosophy

12 September 2018|

We’re pleased to welcome Professor J. McKenzie Alexander as our new Head of Department.

Media Impartiality, Part 1: What, When, and Why

14 August 2018|

In the first of this two-part series, Joe Mazor looks at media impartiality, what it is, and when and why it is important.

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    Sabina Leonelli and Craig Callender win the 2018 Lakatos Award

Sabina Leonelli and Craig Callender win the 2018 Lakatos Award

11 July 2018|

The London School of Economics and Political Science is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Lakatos Award.

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    Getting the Details Just Right: Solving the “Goldilocks Problem” of Scientific Explanation

Getting the Details Just Right: Solving the “Goldilocks Problem” of Scientific Explanation

10 July 2018|

How much detail is the right amount of detail for a scientific explanation? David Kinney looks at getting things just right.

The Ethical Homeopathic Placebo?

19 June 2018|

Should doctors be allowed to prescribe homeopathic treatments on the NHS? John Worrall looks at the scientific and ethical status of homeopathy.

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    Africana Philosophy and the Social Epistemology of Science: an interview with Liam Kofi Bright

Africana Philosophy and the Social Epistemology of Science: an interview with Liam Kofi Bright

15 May 2018|

Liam Kofi Bright, currently at Carnegie Mellon University, joins LSE Philosophy in September. We thought we’d celebrate his imminent arrival with some questions.

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    Reproductive Choices and Climate Change Part 2: should individuals have fewer children to mitigate climate change?

Reproductive Choices and Climate Change Part 2: should individuals have fewer children to mitigate climate change?

18 April 2018|

It is claimed that having fewer children will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but is it that straightforward? Eric Brandstedt looks at some of the complexities of this recommendation.

John Worrall appointed patron of Humanists UK

10 April 2018|

We’re pleased to announce that Professor John Worrall has been appointed patron of Humanists UK.