PAW: Philosophy & Argumentative Writing is a 5-week compulsory seminar series for all LSE first-year undergraduates in the degrees BSc Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method, BSc Philosophy & Economics, BSc Politics & Philosophy.or BSc Philosophy, Politics & Economics.

It is optional for students taking PH103 as an outside option, and for any 2nd or 3rd Philosophy students who have not previously taken PAW. Outside option students wishing to enrol for PAW should contact Chris Blunt ( as soon as possible as places are limited.

For PAW students, this page will provide all of the information you need to complete the course.