Address a philosophical issue Something profoundly important but you can't prove it using scientific method.

Phil  (argument essay)
First draft: due date June 1 (5%)
Final draft: due date June 15 (15%)

Times new roman double spaced font 12, 1 inche margin each side (3 pages) not include title page and work sited page

 

3 pages

MLA style or any style

Address a philosophical issue
Something profoundly important but you can’t prove it using scientific method.

Title page:
Date, title, course name, student name.

First hafe of the first page (introduction: 1- state the issue you wanna address 2- state the position of the issue) you can use (I)

Second half of the first pageand the whole 2nd page is the premises.

(premises 2-3 total [1 paragraph per premise )
You have to state why each particular premise is true or plosubly true)

** (P1) a war is morally justified just in case it is a case of self defense.
(P2) the war in morally not a case defense.
____________
(C) therefore the war in Iraq is morally unjustified
(Valid)

***
(P1) any act that unnecessarily kills human being is morally unjustified
(P2) Fetuses are human living.
(P3) most cases of abortion unnecessarily kill fetuses
__________
(C) therefore, most cases of abortion is morally unjustified

3rd page first half paragraph (objections and respond)

objections: you need to consider an objection that directly challenges at least one of your premises (state it in the best way you can)

respond: resond directly to the objection

3rd page second half paragraph (concludeding remarks)
Don’t address any new issues in the concludeding remarks.

Intro – state the issue and state the position of your issue or argument
Body ( second page ) 2-3 premises – 1 paragraph per a premise – reason or evidence –
(Looking for a well crafted argument )

Example :

P1- a war is morally justified just in case it is a case of self defense

P2- the war in Iraq is not a case of self defense

Conclusion- therefore , the war in Iraq is morally unjustified.

(P1) any act that unnecessarily

State a premise in each page and support it with evidence or reason

3rd page – objection : contour a claim or argument – you need to consider an objection that the  challenges in one premises

Response : point out the wrong false claim in objection or consider a relevant data

Conclusion remark : things you should not do introduce a new problem or new issue