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.

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