Congratulations: BSc Prize Winners 2023

21 September 2023|

We’re pleased to announce this year’s BSc prize winners – Congratulations to all of them!

The 2023 prize winners are:

  • Outstanding Contribution to the Department prize: Joint winners Camille Kummer and Judy Zhu
  • Luc Bovens prize for Best Performance BSc Philosophy, Politics & Economics: Joint winners Louie Millward and Thomas Bush
  • Nancy Cartwright prize for Best Performance BSc Philosophy […]
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    The Times University Guide 2024: LSE Philosophy ranked 2nd best in the UK

The Times University Guide 2024: LSE Philosophy ranked 2nd best in the UK

20 September 2023|

LSE Philosophy has been ranked as the second best place to study Philosophy in the UK by the ‘Good University Guide’ from The Times and Sunday Times.

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide ranks 132 different universities across the country on factors like: Quality of teaching, student satisfaction, the number of grads who get jobs or […]

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    The Guardian University Guide 2024: LSE Philosophy ranked 4th in the UK

The Guardian University Guide 2024: LSE Philosophy ranked 4th in the UK

14 September 2023|

We’re very pleased to announce that LSE has been ranked 4th in the UK for philosophy by the 2024 Guardian University Guide, securing its place from the previous year.

The annual Guardian University Guide provides overall rankings of UK universities as well as specific rankings in different subject areas. The guide ranks universities through eight different scores, […]

Open Position at LSE Philosophy: Assistant Professor

4 September 2023|

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at LSE is searching for an Assistant Professor of Philosophy. This appointment is expected to commence in September 2024.

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method is committed to doing excellent research and teaching in analytic philosophy in a manner that is continuous with the social and natural sciences and […]

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    Open Position at CPNSS: Post-Doctoral Research Officer (Modeller)

Open Position at CPNSS: Post-Doctoral Research Officer (Modeller)

22 August 2023|

The Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS) at LSE Philosophy is looking to appoint a post-doctoral Research Officer on the European Research Council Advanced Grant Project “Genetically Evolving Models in Science” (‘GEMS’) working with Principal Investigator Professor Fernand Gobet.

The aim of this project is to build software that (semi-) automatically generates computational models in psychology […]

10 Top Experts talk about Consciousness of AI

22 August 2023|

In a special feature for Current Biology, LSE Professor Jonathan Birch and neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux asked 10 top experts: what can the search for consciousness in AI learn from the science of consciousness in animals, and vice versa?

With AI on the rise – including discussion on the moral and ethical implications of it, Jonathan Birch and Joseph LeDoux […]

New Article by Jonathan Birch on Animal Welfare

21 August 2023|

LSE Philosophy Professor and animal sentience expert Jonathan Birch just published a new article on animal welfare. The article has been published on the website of the Fabian Society.

In his opinion piece, Jonathan Birch argues that a commitment to animal welfare is one of the strongest signs politicians can give that they are on the public’s side: ‘The […]

New issue of the PPE journal now online!

9 August 2023|

Volume 5 – Issue 1 of ‘Studies in Philosophy, Politics and Economics’ is now available online. The latest edition contains five articles and two book review of our PPE students

Studies in Philosophy, Politics and Economics publishes sharp, original, and interdisciplinary articles by students on LSE’s PPE degree. The journal engages with pressing questions of national and international policy […]

LSE100 Award Winners 2022-23

7 August 2023|

Congratulations to all winners of the LSE100 awards 2023! We are delighted to announce that three of our students received an award for their outstanding academic achievements.

Congratulations to LSE Philosophy students Euan Chong, Joshua Hallier and Cyndy Alima! Great work!

The LSE100 award recognises the exemplary work that these students and their fellow group members produced during their LSE100 […]

Welcome New Students!

7 August 2023|

We’re excited to welcome you to the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method! We will start off your LSE experience with the Welcome Week that will take place starting Monday, 18 September 2023. During this week, you’ll get the chance to meet the faculty members, our service staff and get to know one another. It’s a great […]