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    Philosophy and Public Policy graduate wins congressional seat

Philosophy and Public Policy graduate wins congressional seat

7 November 2018|

Philosophy and Public Policy MSc graduate, Max Rose, has been elected to the US House of Representatives.

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24 October 2018|

Applications for our world-leading MSc and MPhil/PhD programmes are open. Programmes start Autumn 2019.

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.

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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.