Essay: Political Authority – Locke’s Idea of Consent

By Chan Kei Nin In this essay, I will explain the tension between our status as free and equal persons and the claims of states to political authority. I will also discuss Locke’s attempt to justify political authority through the idea of consent. I believe that his account fails to resolve this tension convincingly because … Continue reading Essay: Political Authority – Locke’s Idea of Consent

Essay: On Interpretation – A Pluralistic Account of the Experience of an Artwork

By Ngiam Li Yi In this essay, taking the experience of an artwork to be an engagement with the artwork beyond just mere glances, I propose that there is no single way of experiencing an artwork, and that every experience of an artwork involves an encounter with the artist’s expression and a variable. This variable … Continue reading Essay: On Interpretation – A Pluralistic Account of the Experience of an Artwork