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February 2013

History of Postwar Social Science Workshop

22 February 2013, 10:00 am4:30 pm

22 February 2013 History of Postwar Social Science Workshop Speakers: Edward Gitre (Seattle University); B

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April 2013

Matt Parker (CPNSS): “Infinitesimal Probabilities and Regularity”

30 April 2013, 5:30 pm7:00 pm

Infinitesimal Probabilities and Regularity Speaker: Matt Parker; CPNSS LAK2.06; Tuesday April 30; 5.30-7pm; all welcome ABSTRACT: In standard probability theory; probability zero is not the same as impossibility.

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June 2013

Nancy Cartwright’s Farewell Conference

3 June 2013, 1:45 pm5:00 pm

Nancy Cartwright's Farewell Conference Monday; 3rd June 2013; 1:45pm - 5pm in LAK 2.06 Speakers: Luc Bovens; Roman Frigg; Mary Morgan; Hakan Seckinelgin; Eleonora Montuschi and Mary Kaldor. The Department of Philosophy; Logic; and Scientific Method and the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science invite you to Nancy Cartwright's farewell conference. Nancy has been at LSE as a…

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October 2013

Workshop (Richard Bradley; Roman Frigg and Miklos Redei): “Recent work on the Principle Principle”

18 October 2013, 3:30 pm7:00 pm

Friday 18th October; 15:30pm

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November 2013

Workshop (Adam Caulton; Fay Dowker; Doreen Fraser; Leah Henderson; Mikl

28 November 2013, 1:00 pm29 November 2013, 6:00 pm

Thursday 28th & Friday 29th November; all day conference Conference organised by Bryan W Roberts Title: Relativity Meets Quantum Theory in the Foundations of Physics Speakers: Adam Caulton (Cambridge); Fay Dowker (Imperial); Doreen Fraser (Waterloo); Leah Henderson (Carnegie Mellon); Mikl

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December 2013

History of Postwar Social Science Workshop

6 December 2013, 10:00 am4:30 pm

History of Postwar Social Science Workshop December 6; 2013

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March 2014

Rethinking Theory Construction in Social Science

11 March 2014, 9:45 am5:20 pm

Title: Rethinking Theory Construction in Social Science Date: Tuesday 11th March 2014 Time: 9:45am - 17:20pm Location: Room B.07; 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields; LSE Speakers: Prof. Mark Addis (Birmingham City University); Prof. Fernand Gobet (University of Liverpool); Prof. Leonard Smith (LSE); Dr. Charlotte Werndl (LSE) This interdisciplinary conference with speakers from Philosophy; psychology and statistics explores a novel research agenda…

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May 2014

London Foundations Conference: Foundations of Quantum Theory

14 May 2014, 12:00 am

Title: London Foundations Conference; Foundations of Quantum Theory Time: tbc After successful meetings in previous years at Senate House and Imperial college; the next London Foundations Conference on the Foundations of Quantum Theory will take place at the Centre for the Philosophy of Natural and Social Science; London School of Economics; on May 14; 2014. The meeting intends to increase…

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June 2014

Workshop on the Politics and Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence (Registration required)

5 June 2014, 2:00 pm6 June 2014, 6:15 pm

LSE workshop on the Politics and Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence Supported by the Department of Government Organizers: Christian List and Kai Spiekermann June 5

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July 2014

International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry (ISPC) Annual Conference 2014

7 July 2014, 12:00 am9 July 2014, 12:00 am

International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry (ISPC) Annual Conference 2014 Monday-Wednesday; 7-9th July 2014; Lakatos Building LAK 2.06 Happily we have set up joint sponsorship of the meeting with the Centre for Natural and Social Science (CPNSS) at the LSE. The meetings will be in the Lecture Room (room LAK 2.06) in the Lakatos Building at the LSE; the…

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December 2014

History of Postwar Social Science Workshop

12 December 2014, 10:00 am4:30 pm
LAK 2.06, Lakatos Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Schedule 10.00 – 10.50:     Taming Maxwell’s Demon: Economists, historians of science, and the Bush Report on American science policy. Harro Maas (Utrecht University) & Roger Backhouse (University of Birmingham) Coffee break 11.20 – 12.10:      The Rise and fall of central planning. David Engerman (Brandeis University) 12.20 – 13.10:     The struggle over the place of political theory at Berkeley in the 1960s. Emily Hauptmann…

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January 2015

Simon Hayhoe (LSE): Happy Appy, Study Skills Course for Disabled and Neuro-Diverse Students at the LSE (Revision of Skills and Apps)

26 January 2015, 1:00 pm2:00 pm
LAK 2.06, Lakatos Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Do you have a smart phone, tablet computer, netbook or laptop? Would you like to know how to use them more effectively in lectures, study in the library and possibly get better grades? Would you like to collect a Moodle badge and electronic certificate for your CV? LSE is running a study skills course for disabled students to be taught in…

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Scientific Discovery in the Social Sciences (2 day workshop)

30 January 201531 January 2015
LAK 2.06, Lakatos Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Scientific Discovery in the Social Sciences Friday 30th – Saturday 31st January 2015, all day Lakatos Building, room 2.06, LSE Conference Website This interdisciplinary conference explores issues arising from scientific discovery in the social sciences. Keynote talks will be given by speakers from philosophy, psychology and computer science. Submissions are invited from a range of disciplines including the behavioural and…

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December 2015

History of Postwar Social Science Workshop

4 December 2015, 10:00 am4:30 pm
LAK 2.06, Lakatos Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Programme: 10.00 – 10.50: Newton Mangled on a Bissett Home-made, Electrical Computer: The Cold War, Social Science and Geography Trevor Barnes (University of British Columbia) Coffee break 11.20 – 12.10: How Realism Waltzed Off: Kenneth Waltz and the Cybernetic Turn in International Relations Theory Nicolas Guilhot (CIRHUS NYU) 12.20 – 13.10: The Great Cat Mutilation: Sex, Social Movements, and the…

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November 2017

The Ant Trap: An Expert Workshop

10 November, 2:00 pm5:00 pm
LAK 2.06, Lakatos Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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This half-day workshop will explore some of the issues raised by Brian Epstein’s Lakatos Award winning book, The Ant Trap.  It accompanies the Lakatos Award lecture on 9 November and follows Biological Identity: An expert workshop on Thomas Pradeu’s book The Limits of the Self: Immunology and Biological Identity. Further information is available on the conference webpage.

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