On 3 & 4 November 2022, this conference will celebrate the life and work of Imre Lakatos, a central figure in the history of LSE Philosophy, on the centenary of his birth.
The 9th annual LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference will take place 5-6 May 2022 online via Zoom, hosted by LSE
On 13 January, LSE Philosophy will host the launch of the first volume in the BSPS Open book series: The Material Theory of Induction, by John D. Norton.
On 11 March 2022, this one-day event will celebrate the life and work of Colin Howson.
On 5–6 September 2022, this conference will bring together international researchers working in philosophy of science to examine the “natural kind approach” to mental phenomena.
On 25 June, this one-day workshop will bring together scholars from around the world to celebrate the work of Professor Christian List, who recently moved from LSE to LMU Munich.
The 8th annual LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference will take place 7-8 May 2021 online via Zoom, hosted by the University of Bayreuth.
Join us on 13 January for this free workshop on the future and the challenges of open access publishing in philosophy, organised by the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science.
From 11–13 September this online student conference will address philosophical issues in science and society, and the interactions between them.
On 21 November, this half-day workshop will address issues raised by Henk W. de Regt’s Lakatos Award-winning book, Understanding Scientific Understanding.
On 3–5 October, this three-day interdisciplinary workshop will addresses attitudes in various ways, ranging from philosophical to formal aspects, and from normative to empirical aspects.
This year’s LSE-Bayreuth student philosophy conference will take place 2–3 May 2019 at LSE.
On 10 November, this one-day workshop will look at the interpretation of (revealed) preferences and preference-based modeling in economics.
On 25 October, this half-day workshop will address issues raised by Sabina Leonelli’s Lakatos Award-winning book, Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study.
On 24 October, this half-day workshop will address issues raised by Craig Callender’s Lakatos Award-winning book, What Makes Time Special?
On 12 September this half day conference will look at issues surrounding the UK’s […]
On 2 July, this workshop will bring together philosophers of physics to explore the […]
On 8 June, this workshop will engage several authors of the International Panel on Social Progress’s first, comprehensive Report in a debate with policy-makers and researchers from UK and international organisations.
On Friday 23 February, this half-day workshop will consider issues raised in Jonathan Birch’s new book, The Philosophy of Social Evolution.
On 2–3 March this two-day workshop organised jointly with the Department of Philosophy, University College London will bring together philosophers to discuss problems of risk and aggregation in ethical theory.
On 7 December, this conference will bring together scholars from around the world to celebrate the work of Prof Bovens and his contributions to philosophy, politics and economics.
On 10 November, this half-day workshop will explore some of the issues raised by Brian Epstein’s award-winning book, The Ant Trap.
On 10 November, this half-day expert workshop will look at issues of biological identity.
On 4 December, a workshop will be held to launch Klaas Landsman’s new Open Access book, Foundations of Quantum Theory, with talks by Landsman, Butterfield, Feintzig and Roberts.
On 29 September, this two-day interdisciplinary workshop will bring together philosophers, economists, and scholars from neighbouring disciplines to discuss issues ranging from new approaches to rational choice theory at one end of the spectrum to contributions concerning the metaphysics of intentionality and agency at the other.
On 27 October this workshop will bring together philosophers and physicists inspired by the work of Miklós Rédei to discuss new work on the foundations of quantum physics.
On 5–6 October, this 2-day conference aims to connect work on artistic and scientific imagination, and to advance our understanding of the epistemic and heuristic roles that imagination can play.
On 16 May, this workshop will bring together faculty and graduate students to investigate the connections between probability, determinism and agency.
This one-day, interdisciplinary workshop will bring together philosophers, neuroscientists, experimental biologists and evolutionary biologists to discuss the origins of consciousness. Pre-registration is required.
On 25–26 May, this two-day workshop will explore the connections between philosophy of language and decision theory.
This year’s LSE-Bayreuth student philosophy conference will take place 11–12 May 2017 at LSE.
On 2–3 June 2017, this conference will bring together researchers and graduate students in Philosophy, Psychology/Cognitive Science, Physics, Medicine, Computer Science and related fields to discuss issues in the philosophy of probability.
On 25 November, this workshop will consider various case studies portraying either emergent behaviour or other important issues in statistical mechanics and assess the indispensable vs. dispensable nature of of the thermodynamic limit.
On 28 October, four experts will consider the issue of imagination in scientific reasoning in this one-day workshop.
On 15 July this workshop will bring together philosophers and physicists to discuss the recent debate surrounding interpretations of the Hole Argument.
On 9–10 June this workshop will explore whether, and how, we can make progress in decision theory by modelling a decision-maker’s reasons and/or mental states.
A workshop on the philosophical foundations of geometry and physics, held on the occasion of Gordon Belot and David Malament jointly winning the Lakatos Award.
To celebrate his 50th year at The School, we’ve organised a conference in honour of renowned philosopher of science, structural realist pioneer and rock guitarist extraordinaire Professor John Worrall.
On 5 February 2016 this one day workshop will focus on themes from Prof Richard Bradley’s forthcoming book, Decision Theory with a Human Face.
On 16–17 March 2016 this conference will bring together philosophers and economists to explore philosophical aspects of economic modelling.
Exploring, challenging, and reinventing the foundations of modern physics: scenes from an exciting 3-day [...]
The Decisions, Games and Logic (DGL) workshop series aims to bring together graduate students, post-docs and researchers from philosophy, economics and logic working on formal approaches to rational individual and interactive decision making.
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This workshop is in honor of Laura Ruetsche and David Wallace jointly winning the 2013 Lakatos Award. Read more. Date: Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 (all day) Location: LAK 2.06 More Details: Calendar Entry Lakatos Award Ceremony: To follow the next day on Wednesday evening.