Saturday, February 13, 2016

Dictionary: Philosophy Paper

Philosophy Paper contains a reasoned defense to a claim/thesis. Its objectives is to convince a reader about something that the writer want to say. From a philosophical writing, we can see someone's level of understanding of the subject problem or material because the writer can think critically about that that.

A philosophical paper may require several kinds of tasks, including:

  • Argument reconstruction 
  • Objections and replies 
  • Application 
  • Original argument 
  • Thought experiments

One good example of a philosophy paper is "Computing Machinery and Intelligence" by Alan M. Turing.

Source:

  • http://www.mit.edu/~yablo/writing.html
  • http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/philosophy/
  • http://philosophy.fas.harvard.edu/files/phildept/files/brief_guide_to_writing_philosophy_paper.pdf
  • http://www.sfu.ca/philosophy/resources/writing.html

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