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Argumentative Essay Format An argumentative philosophy essay has the following structure: 1. Thesis statement (introduction). This is a short paragraph where you state your thesis, i.e. the claim that you will defend in the essay. Do not argue for the thesis here! At the most, briefly indicate the kind of argument you will give. 2. Exposition . (This section might fill up to half of your essay.) In this section you describe the view of another author (or authors) and (usually) present their arguments. It is important to be fair, or even charitable, to these authors. In other words, describe their views and argument accurately. If two or more interpretations are possible, choose the one that makes the author seem most reasonable. (This may be difficult to do in cases where you disagree strongly with the author, but you have to do it anyway!) Do not criticize the author until the next section. 3.
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