• After Obamacare

After Obamacare

How should US policy-makers choose a replacement for the Affordable Care Act? Dan Hausman looks at the values and economic complications guiding health care reform.

  • The Last Hope Part 3: Attitudes

The Last Hope Part 3: Attitudes

  • 3 October 2017

How do you hope to be thought of after you die? In his final post in this series, Luc Bovens looks at attitudes towards the dead.

  • An Education in Diversity?

An Education in Diversity?

Can compulsory formal education be justified on liberal grounds? Christina Easton on J. S. Mill, John Rawls and the famous Wisconsin v. Yoder court case.

  • Why is doping wrong anyway?

Why is doping wrong anyway?

Most sports ban certain performance-enhancing drugs and penalise those who use them. But is the use of these drugs morally wrong? Heather Dyke looks at the ethics of doping.

  • Negotiating with Myself

Negotiating with Myself

  • 8 June 2016

Can the concept of “temporal selves” help us understand temptation and restraint? Johanna Thoma on self-negotiation.

  • Towards a fairer distribution of refugees

Towards a fairer distribution of refugees

  • 28 April 2016

With the current refugee crisis showing no sign of abating, a fair and efficient method for distributing people to different countries is urgently needed. In this post, Philippe van Basshuysen looks at matching systems.

  • Homeopathy and Evidence-Based Policy

Homeopathy and Evidence-Based Policy

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.

  • Christian List in Scientific American

Christian List in Scientific American

  • 26 August 2015

In the latest issue of Scientific American, Professor Christian List discusses the philosophical foundations of Einstein’s view of quantum mechanics.

  • Decisions, Games and Logic 2015

Decisions, Games and Logic 2015

  • 15 July 2015

LSE Philosophy hosted The Eighth Workshop in Decisions, Games and Logic (DGL) 17-19 June 2015. The DGL workshop series aims to bring together graduate students, post-docs and researchers from philosophy, economics and logic working on formal approaches to rational individual and interactive decision making.

  • Philosophy of Physics on Flickr

Philosophy of Physics on Flickr

  • 5 June 2015

For those of you unable to attend the recent meetings of the Sigma Club, you can now view photos from our regular philosophy of physics lectures on Flickr.