Donald MacKenzie, Professor of Social and Political Science and author of the influential book An Engine, Not a Camera, will give this year’s Auguste Comte Memorial Lecture on 23 February.
With so many career paths open to philosophy graduates, the choice of what to do next can seem a little daunting. So each year alumni from a whole range of professions return to the Department to offer our students a bit of advice…
Thinking of applying for one of our BSc Degrees? Then come along to the LSE undergraduate open day on 29 March for your chance to experience the unique atmosphere of the School.
LSE Philosophers will be taking to the stage for two special philosophical events at this year’s LSE Literary Festival.
In a brand new LSE video, staff, students and graduates discuss our world-leading philosophy MSc programmes and give an insight into the unique atmosphere of the department.
Further to his role in the WHO’s Consultative Group on Equity and Universal Health Coverage, Alex Voorhoeve has published three case studies to illustrate how the groups findings can guide practical decision making.
We’re pleased to announce that this year’s MSc prizes have been awarded to David Coombs, Christian Larroulet, Xing Li and Thomas Tozer.
We’re pleased to announce that PhD graduate Chris Thompson has been appointed Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tromsø .
This term, the Department has launched a new event series for all LSE philosophy students: Philosophy Elevator Pitches.
Apply now for our world-leading MSc and MPhil/PhD programmes. Programmes start September 2017.
Join us on 28 September for the 8th Sir Karl Popper Memorial Lecture with Nobel Prize winning geneticist Sir Paul Nurse.
Looking to apply to one of our MSc programmes for 2017/18? Then don’t miss our live webinar on 27 September.
The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in Philosophy, to start September 2017.
From August 2016, Luc Bovens will take part in Cornell University’s Hope and Optimism project, researching the philosophy of coping.
PhD student, Katherine Furman, will be taking up a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Durham University’s Philosophy Department in October.
James Nguyen, has been awarded this year’s Popper Prize for his paper “On the Pragmatic Equivalence between Representing Data and Phenomena”.
We’re pleased to announce that the 2016 Andrea Mannu Undergraduate Prize has been awarded to Geoff Keeling and Sam Altmann.
We’re pleased to announce the appointment of a new LSE Fellow to the Department: Ioannis Votsis, who will be joining us in September.
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.
The 4th annual LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference took place 12–13 May at the University of Bayreuth, Germany.
The Guardian University Guide 2017 has ranked LSE 5th in the country for philosophy
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.
Starting in 2016/7, our new course will provide the ideal introduction to the key philosophical issues surrounding philanthropy.
Research students, staff and the Department as a whole were among those recognised by this year’s LSE Teaching Awards.
Professor Roman Frigg has won the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s prestigious Bessel Research Award.
We’re pleased to announce the appointment of two new Assistant Professors, Campbell Brown and Johanna Thoma, who will be joining us in September.
For the sixth consecutive year, The Complete University Guide has placed LSE Philosophy in the top three philosophy departments in the country.
MSc Philosophy and Public Policy student, Matt Hitchens, has been awarded 2nd place prize in the Institute for Government‘s recent essay competition.
Listen to John Worrall recounting his early days at the School in this recording from the LSE’s Tales from Houghton Street oral history project.
The Forum’s podcasts are now available on iTunes.
LSE Philosophy has been ranked 7th in the world in the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Listen back to LSE Philosophy Research Student Katherine Furman discussing Thabo Mbeki and “AIDS Denialism” on South Africa’s Power 98.7 radio station.
The Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science seeks applications for a Ludwig M. Lachmann Professorial/Associate Professorial Research Fellow.
We invited some LSE Philosophy graduates to our latest careers evening and asked them to share the secrets to their success. Here’s what we found out.
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.
Head of Department, Professor Miklós Rédei, will be one of three Plenary Speakers at the British Society for the Philosophy of Science Conference this summer.
We’re glad to announce the introduction of an interdisciplinary reading group on game theory, jointly organised by LSE Philosophy and the Department of Mathematics.
The 4th annual LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference will take place 12-13 May in Bayreuth, Germany.
Join us on 7 December for the LSE Philosophy Christmas Party, featuring live music from The Critique of Pure Rhythm.
We’re hosting this year’s British Undergraduate Philosophy Society Autumn Conference, to take place 21–22 November.
We’re pleased to confirm the appearence of several LSE Philosophers at the forthcoming Philosophy Now Festival.
We’re pleased to announce that Jonathan Burton and Azita Chellappoo have been awarded the 2015 Lakatos Prize.
Apply now for our world-leading MSc and MPhil/PhD programmes. Programmes start September 2016.
Professor Christian List has recently been appointed as Subject Editor for Philosophy of Social Science at the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. He has also joined the Editorial Board of Mind.
Every year we hold a Departmental weekend for students and staff at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park. This year’s trip will take place 6–8 November 2015.
Planning on applying for graduate study with LSE Philosophy for 2016-17? Then come along to the School’s Graduate Open Evening on 4 November. Bookings are now open.
The European Philosophy of Science Association’s 2015 conference features work from LSE Philosophy faculty and research students.
The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in Philosophy.
The London School of Economics and Political Science announces that the Lakatos Award for an outstanding contribution to the philosophy of science, has been won jointly by Gordon Belot and David Malament.
Final year PhD student, Simon Beard, has accepted a Research Fellowship at the University of Oxford.