Christian List looks at majoritarianism, Condorcet’s paradox and the UK’s decision to leave the EU.
How are humans able to act cooperatively and why don’t we see such behaviour in other primates? Jonathan Birch looks at the concept of “joint know-how”.
We’re pleased to introduce our brand new seminar series, Conjectures and Refutations.
In the second of this two-part series, Joe Mazor looks at how the news media can achieve the right kind of impartiality.
How much detail is the right amount of detail for a scientific explanation? David Kinney looks at getting things just right.
Should doctors be allowed to prescribe homeopathic treatments on the NHS? John Worrall looks at the scientific and ethical status of homeopathy.
Liam Kofi Bright, currently at Carnegie Mellon University, joins LSE Philosophy in September. We thought we’d celebrate his imminent arrival with some questions.
Reproductive Choices and Climate Change Part 2: should individuals have fewer children to mitigate climate change?
It is claimed that having fewer children will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but is it that straightforward? Eric Brandstedt looks at some of the complexities of this recommendation.
We’re pleased to announce that Professor John Worrall has been appointed patron of Humanists UK.
Reproductive Choices and Climate Change Part 1: can you reduce your emissions by having fewer children?
Our lifestyle choices determine our individual carbon footprints, including the decision whether or not to have children. But should parents should be held responsible for the emissions of future generations?