This is a writing-intensive course concentrating on the writing, analysis, and criticism of philosophical arguments, as well as the research methods of philosophy. Our focus will be on the details of writing a scholarly essay, including finding appropriate topics, properly taking into account the current state of research, and presenting one's ideas in the appropriate style. The topic of the class will be competing conceptions of what philosophy is. Prerequisite: One course in Philosophy. Limited to 15 students. Priority will be given to philosophy majors and minors who have not yet completed their Writing Intensive requirement; and PNP Majors.
Course Attributes: EN H; BU Hum; AS HUM; AS WI I; FA HUM; AR HUM