International Research Network (IRN) on Justice and Interest
On 22-23 November, this hybrid meeting of the Justice and Interest IRN will connect […]
Imre Lakatos Centenary Conference
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.
9th LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference
The 9th annual LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference will take place 5-6 May 2022 online via Zoom, hosted by LSE
John D. Norton: The Material Theory of Induction
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.
Probability and Reasoning: A Conference in Memory of Colin Howson (1945–2019)
On 11 March 2022, this one-day event will celebrate the life and work of Colin Howson.
Freedom and Reason: A workshop in honour of Christian List
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.
8th LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference
The 8th annual LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference will take place 7-8 May 2021 online via Zoom, hosted by the University of Bayreuth.
The Challenges of Open Access Publishing in Philosophy
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.
Postgraduate Conference on Science & Society
From 11–13 September this online student conference will address philosophical issues in science and society, and the interactions between them.
Lakatos Award Expert Workshop with Henk W. de Regt
On 21 November, this half-day workshop will address issues raised by Henk W. de Regt’s Lakatos Award-winning book, Understanding Scientific Understanding.
Individual and Collective Attitudes
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.
7th LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference
This year’s LSE-Bayreuth student philosophy conference will take place 2–3 May 2019 at LSE.
Preference-based modeling in economics
On 10 November, this one-day workshop will look at the interpretation of (revealed) preferences and preference-based modeling in economics.
Lakatos Award Expert Workshop with Sabina Leonelli
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.
Lakatos Award Expert Workshop with Craig Callender
On 24 October, this half-day workshop will address issues raised by Craig Callender’s Lakatos Award-winning book, What Makes Time Special?
Financial Regulations Post Brexit
On 12 September this half day conference will look at issues surrounding the UK’s […]
Probability and the Many Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics
On 2 July, this workshop will bring together philosophers of physics to explore the […]
Workshop on the Report of the International Panel on Social Progress
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.
Workshop on The Philosophy of Social Evolution
On Friday 23 February, this half-day workshop will consider issues raised in Jonathan Birch’s new book, The Philosophy of Social Evolution.
Workshop on Risk and Aggregation in Ethics
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.
Philosophy, Politics and Economics Conference in honour of Luc Bovens
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.
The Ant Trap: An Expert Workshop
On 10 November, this half-day workshop will explore some of the issues raised by Brian Epstein’s award-winning book, The Ant Trap.
Biological Identity: An Expert Workshop
On 10 November, this half-day expert workshop will look at issues of biological identity.
Foundations of Quantum Theory Book Workshop: Cats, Fleas and Symmetries
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.
Reasons, Rationality, and Intentional Agency
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.
Quantum Investigations: A Conference in Honour of Miklós Rédei
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.
Bridging the Gap: Scientific Imagination Meets Aesthetic Imagination
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.
Determinism, Probability and Agency
On 16 May, this workshop will bring together faculty and graduate students to investigate the connections between probability, determinism and agency.
The Origins of Consciousness
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.
Philosophy of Language for Decision Theory
On 25–26 May, this two-day workshop will explore the connections between philosophy of language and decision theory.
5th LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference 2017
This year’s LSE-Bayreuth student philosophy conference will take place 11–12 May 2017 at LSE.
5th LSE Graduate Conference in Philosophy of Probability
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.
Emergence and the Limit: A Workshop in Philosophy of Statistical and Thermal Physics
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.
Workshop on Scientific Imagination and Epistemic Representations
On 28 October, four experts will consider the issue of imagination in scientific reasoning in this one-day workshop.
The Hole Shebang: New Perspectives on the Hole Argument
On 15 July this workshop will bring together philosophers and physicists to discuss the recent debate surrounding interpretations of the Hole Argument.
Reasons and Mental States in Decision Theory
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.
Workshop: Geometry and Physics
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.
50 Years of Worrall: Science, Structure and Rock ‘n’ Roll
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.
Decision Theory with a Human Face
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.
Explanation, Normativity, and Uncertainty in Economic Modelling
On 16–17 March 2016 this conference will bring together philosophers and economists to explore philosophical aspects of economic modelling.
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Decisions, Games and Logic 2015
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.
Jeremy Butterfield Fest
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Lakatos Award Conference on Philosophy of Physics
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.
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