Divine Command Essay example

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Phil 1C: Paper 1 Instructions Due: Tuesday September 8, 2015 You will write a 1500 word argumentative essay on the topic of Ethics and Religion or Value Theory. Only your own writing counts towards the 1500 word min. Quotes should be used sparingly, and will not be factored into your word-count. You will submit a copy to Turnitin (via Blackboard) as well as a hard copy to me in class or in my mailbox. Assignments turned in after the start of class on Tuesday September 8 will have 5% deducted, and will not be accepted after the start of class Thursday September 10 (hard copy and Turnitin by the beginning of class). Please choose from the following topics: 1. What is …show more content…
You should be able to express your thesis in one or two sentences in the first paragraph of your essay. Your thesis states the conclusion you aim to prove. The argument you develop in the essay offers a set of reasons or evidence to support your conclusion or thesis. In order to write an “A” paper, it will be necessary to consult the following websites (these include guidelines and examples for writing philosophy papers): http://home.wlu.edu/~mahonj/WritingPaper.htm http://www.yorku.ca/hjackman/Teaching/handbook.pdf (The rubric is structured upon this link.) http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/05/ http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ Paper turned in after the start of class on the day they are due will have 5% deducted for each day that they are late. You must use at least three sources. At least two must be academic articles or books; in addition you may use philosophical encyclopedias or dictionaries. This is a very good philosophical encyclopedia: http://plato.stanford.edu/ All sources must be properly cited, using MLA formatting. Attach a grading rubric to the front of your paper (below).
Phil 1C Paper 1 Rubric NAME _____________________________

Introduction (10 points) ______

Argument Supporting the Thesis (40 points) ______

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