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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.

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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.