Intro to philosophy term paper

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Intro to philosophy term paper

  1. 1. Introduction to PhilosophyMr. Mike BeardSpring 2012 TERM PAPERPaper Topic:In this term paper you will explore ONLY ONE of the following questions:(1) Does God exist?(2) Do your ancestors help you?You should answer the question by providing 3 or 4 reasons (arguments) for your position.Structure:Thesis: State the position you will attempt to prove in your paper.Body: Write one paragraph for each reason in support of your thesis.Conclusion: There are many ways to conclude a paper; (1) You could summarize your argument and show how it is successful in proving your thesis; (2) You could quote someone of authority who agrees with your position; (3) You could anticipate counter arguments and show how they are ineffective.Length:700 wordsFormat:Please type your paper and save it as a Word document (.doc).Use double-space paragraph format.Font size: 12.Font style: Times or Arial (please do not use any decorative fonts as they are difficult to read).No handwritten papers will be accepted.Please include a Works Cited page at the end of the paper. See the following websites formore information about how to write a Works Cited page: Example: http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/mla/sample.shtml Instructions: http://schools.4j.lane.edu/north/library/support/workscited.htmlDue Date:Please email your paper to oshbeards@gmail.com on or before 19 April 2012. No late paperswill be accepted. BE SURE YOUR NAME AND STUDENT NUMBER IS ON THE TOP OF YOUR PAPER

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