Sentence Punctuation Patterns
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Pattern One: Simple sentence
This pattern is an example o
Extra Credit 2
Due Date: Monday, February 21st, in class
You will have the opportunity to add 1/3 of a letter grade to your final grade. Heres what
you need to do:
Extra Credit 1
Due Date: Wednesday, February 2nd
You will have the opportunity to replace your lowest inclass essay grade with this take
home assignment. Heres what you
Guidelines for Writing a Philosophy Paper1
Purpose of a Philosophy Paper: A philosophy paper consists of the reasoned defense of
some claim. Your paper must offer an argument. It can't
Essay 4 Guided Reading Questions: Ch. 32, 33, and 11
Singer, Chapter 32:
1. What is the standard objection to racial discrimination?
2. Big question: why does Singer think the standard objection is inadequate?
Philosophy 367 WI11
Below is a list of criteria by which your paper grades will be determined. They are not in
order of importance, per se.
1. Punctuation and grammar. I will put a checkm
Essay 3 Guided Reading Questions: Ch. 34 and 35
Rachels, Chapter 34:
1. What is the Utilitarian version of the mercy argument?
2. What are two problems with the Utilitarian version?
3. What is Rachels own preferred
367 Winter 2011
Mandatory Draft: Meetings on either Thursday, March 10th or Friday, March 11th or
Monday, March 14th
Final Paper Due: Thursday, March 17th by 1:30pm
You should think of the final
Essay 2 Guided Reading Questions: Ch. 14, 16, and 24
Singer Chapter 14:
1. What is Singers principle of equality?
2. How does the fact that Singer is a Utilitarian play a role in his point of view
Essay 1: Model Answer
In the Ring of Gyges story, a poor shepherd finds a magical ring that makes its
wearer invisible. The shepherd, Gyges, is a roguish guy, and he d
Due: Wednesday, February 23rd, in class
For this assignment, you will be doing two things. First, you should articulate the authors
position as clearly and precisely as possible in the first half of t
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Date Due: Wednesday, January 26th, IN CLASS
For this paper, you will be expected to do two tasks. First, you should explain the moral
theory (whichever you choose) in as much
Guided Reading Questions 1: Chapter 1, 3, and 4
What is the story of the Ring of Gyges, and what problem for morality is it supposed to
What is a problem for the Divine Command Theor