• 2020 undergraduate prize winners

2020 undergraduate prize winners

  • 6 August 2020

We’re pleased to announce that this year’s undergraduate prizes have been awarded to Gwyn Edwards, Keane Farley, Joshua Freeman, Dina Korzdorfer, Kerry Neitzel, Max Schachermayer and Alexander Sligo-Young.

  • Meeting our offer holders virtually

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.

  • Apply Now: LSE Fellowship in philosophy

Apply Now: LSE Fellowship in philosophy

  • 25 March 2020

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for a one-year LSE Fellowship in Philosophy. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 15 April.

  • Colin Howson, 1945–2020

Colin Howson, 1945–2020

  • 8 January 2020

It is with great sadness that we report that Colin Howson, the former Chair of Philosophy of Science at LSE and a member of the Department for 40 years, died on Sunday, 5 January.

  • 2019 MSc Prize winners

2019 MSc Prize winners

  • 17 December 2019

We’re pleased to announce that this year’s MSc prizes have been awarded to Pascal Meier, Robert Pepper, Lorenzo Sartori, Andre Van Parys and Toby Zambardino.

  • Apply now for 2020/21

Apply now for 2020/21

  • 9 October 2019

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

  • 2019 undergraduate prize winners

2019 undergraduate prize winners

  • 17 July 2019

We’re pleased to announce that this year’s undergraduate prizes have been awarded to Carlo Bellomo, Neil Sebastian Crawford, Giovanni Marco Rosso, Ridhi Raj Thukral and Cheryl Shin Pey Ting.

  • LSE Philosophy welcomes Jonathan Parry

LSE Philosophy welcomes Jonathan Parry

  • 7 June 2019

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of a new Assistant Professor to the Department, Jonathan Parry, who will be joining us in September.

  • 3 April: Undergraduate Open Day

3 April: Undergraduate Open Day

  • 12 February 2019

Meet LSE students and academics, explore campus and experience the unique atmosphere of the School at our undergraduate open day on 3 April. Book your place now.

  • 2018 MSc Prize winners

2018 MSc Prize winners

  • 22 November 2018

We’re pleased to announce that this year’s MSc prizes have been awarded to Andreas Achen, Nina-Karolin Krumnau, Charles Sherwood and Martin Vaeth.

  • 2018 undergraduate prize winners

2018 undergraduate prize winners

  • 17 July 2018

We’re pleased to announce that this year’s undergraduate prizes have been awarded to Weijian Chen, Emma Curran, Grace Sum and Vasily Romanovskiy.

  • 5 July: Undergraduate Open Day

5 July: Undergraduate Open Day

  • 30 May 2018

Meet LSE students and academics, explore campus and experience the unique atmosphere of the School at our undergraduate open day on 5 July. Book your place now.

  • 11 April: Undergraduate Open Day

11 April: Undergraduate Open Day

  • 15 February 2018

Thinking of applying for one of our BSc Degrees? Then come along to the LSE undergraduate open day on 11 April for your chance to experience the unique atmosphere of the School.

  • 2017 MSc prize winners

2017 MSc prize winners

  • 27 November 2017

We’re pleased to announce that this year’s MSc prizes have been awarded to David Freeborn and Rodrigo Gordillo Cerrutti.

  • Bryan Roberts awarded Leverhulme prize

Bryan Roberts awarded Leverhulme prize

  • 10 November 2017

Dr Bryan W. Roberts has been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize for his research on the philosophy and physics of observation.

  • Apply now for 2018/9

Apply now for 2018/9

  • 9 October 2017

Applications for our world-leading MSc and MPhil/PhD programmes are now open. Programmes start September 2018.

  • Bryan Roberts awarded National Science Foundation grant

Bryan Roberts awarded National Science Foundation grant

  • 2 October 2017

Bryan W. Roberts and Nicholas J. Teh, a philosopher of physics at the University of Natre Dame, have been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation grant for their forthcoming project on the nature of observation in science.

  • LSE Philosophy welcomes Mattia Gallotti

LSE Philosophy welcomes Mattia Gallotti

  • 6 July 2017

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of a new LSE Fellow in Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Mattia Gallotti, who will be joining the Department in September.

  • Todd Karhu awarded 2017 Watkins Prize

Todd Karhu awarded 2017 Watkins Prize

  • 5 July 2017

We’re pleased to announce that Todd Karhu has been awarded the 2017 John Watkins Memorial Prize for his work on the wrongs of killing.

  • 6 July: Undergraduate Open Day

6 July: Undergraduate Open Day

  • 1 June 2017

Come along to the LSE Undergraduate Open Day on 6 July for your chance to experience the unique atmosphere of the School.

  • Prof Daniel Hausman to become Lachmann Fellow

Prof Daniel Hausman to become Lachmann Fellow

  • 17 May 2017

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Daniel Hausman to a Lachmann Fellowship with the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, starting September 2017.

  • Prof Matthew Adler to take up Lachmann Fellowship

Prof Matthew Adler to take up Lachmann Fellowship

  • 7 April 2017

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Matthew Adler to a Lachmann Fellowship with the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, starting in September 2017.

  • LSE Philosophy On Demand

LSE Philosophy On Demand

  • 7 March 2017

Catch up with recordings of our public lectures, seminars and conferences on our brand new Watch and Listen page.

  • Philosophy Student Careers Evening

Philosophy Student Careers Evening

  • 30 January 2017

With so many career paths open to philosophy graduates, the choice of what to do next can seem a little daunting. So each year alumni from a whole range of professions return to the Department to offer our students a bit of advice…

  • 29 March: Undergraduate Open Day

29 March: Undergraduate Open Day

  • 24 January 2017

Thinking of applying for one of our BSc Degrees? Then come along to the LSE undergraduate open day on 29 March for your chance to experience the unique atmosphere of the School.

  • New video: The LSE Philosophy MSc Programmes

New video: The LSE Philosophy MSc Programmes

  • 16 December 2016

In a brand new LSE video, staff, students and graduates discuss our world-leading philosophy MSc programmes and give an insight into the unique atmosphere of the department.

  • Universal health coverage case studies published

Universal health coverage case studies published

  • 13 December 2016

Further to his role in the WHO’s Consultative Group on Equity and Universal Health Coverage, Alex Voorhoeve has published three case studies to illustrate how the groups findings can guide practical decision making.

  • 2016 MSc prize winners

2016 MSc prize winners

  • 6 December 2016

We’re pleased to announce that this year’s MSc prizes have been awarded to David Coombs, Christian Larroulet, Xing Li and Thomas Tozer.

  • James Nguyen awarded Popper Prize

James Nguyen awarded Popper Prize

  • 29 July 2016

James Nguyen, has been awarded this year’s Popper Prize for his paper “On the Pragmatic Equivalence between Representing Data and Phenomena”.

  • 17 July: Why Physics needs Philosophy

17 July: Why Physics needs Philosophy

  • 17 June 2016

Carlo Rovelli, leading physicist and author of the best-selling Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, will give a free public lecture entitled Why Physics Needs Philosophy on Sunday, 17 July 7:30–9pm.

  • 7 July: LSE Undergraduate Open Day

7 July: LSE Undergraduate Open Day

  • 23 May 2016

Applied for one of our BSc Degrees, starting in September? Hoping to get a feel for life as an LSE Philosopher? Then come along to the LSE undergraduate open day on 7 July.