Worth Your Time

April 12, 2017

Lex Talionis and Retribution

WHat is lex talionis? Does this form of retribution fit the definition of justice? Is it a good deterrent? or is it likely to incite more […]
April 5, 2017

Freedom vs Security: Freedom at any cost?

What holds more value? Freedom or security? Thomas Hobbes illustrates why he prefers security. Source: BBC Radio 4
March 28, 2017

Rene Descartes – “I think, therefore I am”

What can you be sure of? What you see? What you hear? What you’ve been told? Source: BBC Radio 4
March 15, 2017

The Is / Ought Problem

Should we continue to do what we do already? This video demonstrated the age old is/ought controversy. Hume calls this the ‘is/ought gap’. Source: BBC Radio […]
March 8, 2017

How to Argue – Philosophical Reasoning

How do you argue properly? Do you give a witty comeback? Do you raise your voice? Crash Course Philosophy illustrates how reason and the structure of […]
March 1, 2017

The Veil Of Ignorance

Highlighting a very rudimentary principle of John Rawls’ theory of justice- a group of individuals is asked to design a society from behind a veil of […]
February 19, 2017

Civil Disobedience

Source: BBC Radio 4
February 19, 2017

Habeas Corpus

What does ‘Habeus Corpus ad subjiciendum’ mean? Source: BBC Radio 4