Unformatted text preview: anthropology. He is writing in a philosophical tradition that takes ideas or claims and then relentlessly pounds away at their implications, even if doing so takes you into places you don’t want to go. I have come to understand that the main challenge of the book is not intellectual, but rather emotional. Student readers tend to want to know what Trigg really believes or they assume that he is telling them what he really believes. They feel betrayed when Trigg shows the illogic of what he just argued. You won’t really know what Trigg believes until you get to the end. Papers should be well composed and proofed. They should be concise and dazzling in their laser like focus on the important issues. They should avoid the discourse of “interestingness” and “likeability/yuckiness.” One-inch margins, please, with the chapters as the title. If you are concise, you should be able to do this in 5 pages....
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course ANTH 191 at San Jose State.