Features Resident Philosopher Column

We are our choices, but are our choices ours?

Every day, from the moment we wake up, we make choices. Ranging from what to have for breakfast to how much effort we want to put into our courses. Our lives basically consist of the choices that we make. They’re like building blocks: for every decision that we make, the structure of our lives starts […]


Should the David Hume Tower be levelled?

Content warning: description of historic racist views  David Hume. You may have heard of him. Apparently, he has a tower somewhere on campus — a couple lecture theatres too. Deservedly so, so decree the academics. Hume is considered one of, if not the most influential British philosopher of the Enlightenment, positing theories of empirical excitement […]