A few (very cringey) essays, mostly recovered from my high school and undergraduate days. Included in the interest of archiving and completion.
Disclaimer: The views expressed were written as exercises foremost and do not necessarily reflect my own. Also, I no longer (or at least I'd like to think I don't) write as pretentiously...
On the Monte Hall problem.
Political philosophy and sociology
On Durkheim's Division of Labour in Society
Colonialism and the 'war on terror' in Fanon and Asad.
A play on Gasset's Revolt of the Masses
. I don't remember the context.
On freedom and tyranny in Hobbes and Rousseau.
On freedom in Kant and Rousseau.
Marx and the philosophers.
On political emancipation in early Marx and Du Bois.
Comparing politics and power in Nietzsche and Weber.
On racial violence in Schmitt and Arendt.
On the politics of state in Adam Smith.
History and civilization studies
Pre-Industrial colonial regimes and Pomeranz's 'Great Divergence'.
On the Haitian Revolution.
On imperialism in Burma and the Philippines.
A re-imagining (maybe?) of the eponymous story.
A mashup of two plays.
Reading too much into the symbolism in Nabokov's Speak, Memory
Rambling about 'Self' and 'Other' in Bernal Diaz and Shakespeare.
On Plath's "Full Fathom Five."
On utopias in Wallace Stevens.
On Virginia Woolf's "A Sketch."
On war in Mahabharata
Art and the Renaissance
A play on da Vinci and the centenarian.
Cyborbs, anthrobots, da Vinci.
Durer's Adam and Eve
Humanism in the Renaissance.
Some of the most pretentious stuff I've ever written here...