Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Paper Guidelines and Final Examination



~ Any subject related to philosophy: figures, fields, schools, movements, problems, historical periods, influences, philosophy and history/politics, philosophy of __________. 
 
~ Follow Essay Checklist
 
~ Five pages plus Works Cited page. MLA citation format.
 
~  Times New Roman, Size 12, double-space.


Essay Checklist:

I. Introduction
A. Create Interest
B. Thesis
C. Main Points

II. Body Paragraph
A. Topic Sentence--General Statement
B. Supporting Sentences--Specific Statements
C. Fully Developed
D. One Topic per Paragraph

III Conclusion
A. Thesis
B. Main Points
C. What's Next?
D. Closure


Philosophy Terms:  Part II

In addition to the following terms, students will be responsible for the terms from the first half of the semester.

Ludwig Wittgenstein
Analytic Philosophy
Darwin
Utilitarianism
Pragmatism
Freud
Rousseau (1712-1778)
Kant (1724-1804)
Hegel (1770-1831)
Marx (1805-1900)
Nietzsche (1844-1900)
Heidegger (189-1976)
Sartre (1905-1980)
Existentialism
John Milton (1608-1674)
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)
John Locke (1632-1677)
Voltaire (1693-1778)
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)
Descartes (1596-1650)
Spinoza (1632-1677 )
Leibniz ( 1646-1716)
Locke (1632-1677)
Berkeley (1685-1753)
Hume (1711-1776)
Reid (1710-1796) 
Francis Bacon (1561-1616)
Hobbes vs. Locke
British/Analytic Philosophy vs. Continental Philosophy

Possible Essay Question Subjects:

Hobbes vs. Locke
British/Analytic Philosophy vs. Continental Philosophy
Socrates and Western Philosophy
Essential Figures in Western Philosophy
Is Philosophy a Science?

Extra Credit Paragraph (or essay):  The Name of the Rose and Philosophy 
 

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