A Christian student in college

  Most people have their timetables empty when they come into university. Slowly with every fair that they go to, whether it is faculty events fairs, CCA fairs, sports fairs, etc., it starts filling up, first the weeknights, then the Saturdays and Sundays (perhaps) and then the slots where they don’t have lectures, and it … Continue reading A Christian student in college

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PS2203: Ancient Western Political Thought

Taken in: AY16/17 Semester 1 Lecturer: Prof Ethan Andrew Putterman TA: Charles Brian Suresh (Bob) What the module is about, briefly: Aristotle, Plato and Machiavelli - political systems, human nature, religion and it's link to politics, constitutional stuff, etc. Texts: Plato - The Republic Aristotle - The Politics Aristotle - The Poetics Niccolo Machiavelli - … Continue reading PS2203: Ancient Western Political Thought

GET1029/GEK1067: Life, the Universe, and Everything

Taken in: AY16/17 Semester 1 Lecturer: Prof Loy Hui Chieh 6-7 other tutors (for tutorials). Mine was Theresa Helke What the module is about, briefly: It's philosophy 1101, it's the intro module so there's a different topic covered every week and you get exposed to the various dilemmas of metaphysics, epistemology, applied ethics etc. The … Continue reading GET1029/GEK1067: Life, the Universe, and Everything

EN3224: The Twentieth Century

Taken in: AY16/17 Semester 1 Lecturer: Dr Gilbert Yeoh/Grace (asst. lecturer/tutor) What the module is about, briefly: Modernism and postmodernism. The topics covered include change and flux, redemption, the place of religion etc. Postmodernism includes metattheatre, self-reflexivity etc. It's a very interesting module in the appreciation and theoretical understanding of modern day change and how … Continue reading EN3224: The Twentieth Century