Luc Bovens joins Hope and Optimism project

24 August 2016|

From August 2016, Luc Bovens will take part in Cornell University’s Hope and Optimism project, researching the philosophy of coping.

Katherine Furman to take up Postdoctoral Position at Durham

5 August 2016|

PhD student, Katherine Furman, will be taking up a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Durham University’s Philosophy Department in October.

James Nguyen awarded Popper Prize

29 July 2016|

James Nguyen, has been awarded this year’s Popper Prize for his paper “On the Pragmatic Equivalence between Representing Data and Phenomena”.

2016 Andrea Mannu Undergraduate Prize Winners

6 July 2016|

We’re pleased to announce that the 2016 Andrea Mannu Undergraduate Prize has been awarded to Geoff Keeling and Sam Altmann.

LSE Philosophy welcomes Ioannis Votsis

28 June 2016|

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of a new LSE Fellow to the Department: Ioannis Votsis, who will be joining us in September.

17 July: Why Physics needs Philosophy

17 June 2016|

Carlo Rovelli, leading physicist and author of the best-selling Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, will give a free public lecture entitled Why Physics Needs Philosophy on Sunday, 17 July 7:30–9pm.

LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference

26 May 2016|

The 4th annual LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference took place 12–13 May at the University of Bayreuth, Germany.

LSE Philosophy ranked 5th in Guardian University Guide

24 May 2016|

The Guardian University Guide 2017 has ranked LSE 5th in the country for philosophy

7 July: LSE Undergraduate Open Day

23 May 2016|

Applied for one of our BSc Degrees, starting in September? Hoping to get a feel for life as an LSE Philosopher? Then come along to the LSE undergraduate open day on 7 July.

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    New for 2016/7 – Effective Philanthropy: Ethics and Evidence

New for 2016/7 – Effective Philanthropy: Ethics and Evidence

17 May 2016|

Starting in 2016/7, our new course will provide the ideal introduction to the key philosophical issues surrounding philanthropy.