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LSE Philosophy ranked 7th in the world

22 March 2016|

LSE Philosophy has been ranked 7th in the world in the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

What makes humans special?

3 March 2016|

What separates human beings from their animal ancestors? Andrew Buskell examines the concept of “cumulative culture”.

WHO Director-General endorses “Making Fair Choices”

16 February 2016|

Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage, a World Health Organization (WHO) report co-authored by Alex Voorhoeve, has been endorsed by WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan.

Homeopathy and Evidence-Based Policy

7 January 2016|

With the UK government considering a ban on the prescription of homeopathic remedies on the NHS, John Worrall examines the rationale for such a proposal and suggests that the decision is not as simple as it might initially seem.

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    New LSE Philosophy Video: Alex Voorhoeve on Universal Health Coverage

New LSE Philosophy Video: Alex Voorhoeve on Universal Health Coverage

18 November 2015|

In our latest video, Dr Alex Voorhoeve discusses utilitarianism, egalitarianism and the path to Universal Health Coverage.

The evolution of cultures, human and microbial

9 November 2015|

What can microbiology teach us about cultural evolution? Philosopher of Biology, Jonathan Birch, discusses “horizontal transmission”.

Applications now open for our graduate programmes

19 October 2015|

Apply now for our world-leading MSc and MPhil/PhD programmes. Programmes start September 2016.

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    New LSE Philosophy Video: J McKenzie Alexander on the evolution of morality

New LSE Philosophy Video: J McKenzie Alexander on the evolution of morality

14 October 2015|

In this brand new LSE Philosophy Video, Professor J. McKenzie Alexander discusses game theory, evolutionary game theory and the evolution of morality.

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    Nudging the pub: a change in choice architecture can help pub-goers drink less

Nudging the pub: a change in choice architecture can help pub-goers drink less

22 September 2015|

A proposal to help British breweries and pubs promote responsible drinking, by Luc Bovens.

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    Jonathan Birch: “Time and Relatedness in Microbes and in Humans”

Jonathan Birch: “Time and Relatedness in Microbes and in Humans”

11 September 2015|

Listen to Dr Jonathan Birch’s recent talk at The University of Oxford.