Immunity Testing: Our passport out of lockdown?

2 June 2020|

Immunity testing has been touted as one of the best ways to escape lockdown, but just how accurate will these tests have to be? Richard Bradley and Liam Kofi Bright look at inductive risk and policy-making during the pandemic.

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    Coronavirus and 5G towers: Why do people believe weird sh*t?

Coronavirus and 5G towers: Why do people believe weird sh*t?

19 May 2020|

With fake news and disinformation seemingly thriving during the COVID-19 pandemic, J. McKenzie Alexander looks at the epistemology and psychology of fringe beliefs.

Meeting our offer holders virtually

27 April 2020|

We’re pleased to announce a series of innovative online offer holder events for undergraduate and taught master’s students, to take place over the coming weeks.

LSE Philosophy ranked 5th in the world

4 March 2020|

LSE Philosophy has been ranked 5th in the world in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

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    The Naturalistic Case for Free Will, Part 3: Indeterminism as an Emergent Phenomenon

The Naturalistic Case for Free Will, Part 3: Indeterminism as an Emergent Phenomenon

21 November 2019|

Could the universe be deterministic at some levels and indeterministic at others? In the final post in this series, Christian List looks at micro and macro levels of description.

Apply now for 2020/21

9 October 2019|

Applications for our world-leading MSc and MPhil/PhD programmes are open. Programmes start Autumn 2020.

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    Jonathan Birch awarded ERC grant for research on animal sentience

Jonathan Birch awarded ERC grant for research on animal sentience

4 September 2019|

Associate Professor Jonathan Birch has been awarded a European Research Council Starting Grant worth €1.5m for a new research project on the foundations of animal sentience.

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    Introducing our new student journal: Studies in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Introducing our new student journal: Studies in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

23 July 2019|

We’re very pleased to introduce our new undergraduate student journal, Studies in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

Henk W. de Regt wins the 2019 Lakatos Award

14 June 2019|

The London School of Economics and Political Science is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Lakatos Award.

Out of the Vat: subscribe now to our brand new podcast

7 May 2019|

We’re pleased to introduce our new podcast, Out of the Vat.