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Philosophy Essay Prize

Philosophy Essay Prize - 2016 Questions

1. "The rules of morality are not the conclusion of our reason." - David Hume

 

Where do they come from?

 

2. “To secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” - US Declaration of Independence.

 

But have we really consented? And if we haven’t consented, are their powers just?

John Locke Institute 
Philosophy Prize Winners 2015

 

Very High Commendation:

 

Aw Kiat, Richard. Raffles Institution Singapore

Chong, Siqi
Kim, Jung. Daewon Foreign Language High School 
Dos Santos, Robert. City of London School

 

High Commendation:

 

Berry, Kayleigh. Wellington College

Taylor, Lara. Bruton School for Girls

 

Commendation:

 

Krishan, Emmanuel. Harrow School

O’Hara, William. City of London School

Tolerian, Tamas. Milestone Institute Budapest