Paper Project Assignment
Assignment 2, word count at least 650:
For this assignment, you should start the process of writing the corpus of your final draft paper. Here is the moment to think about ways of narrowing your question; consider the structure and organization of your paper; make more manageable your bibliography. The content for this second assignment will consist of:
- Write an introductory paragraph defining all the key concepts that are crucial for the understanding of your problem. Make sure that in the introduction you clearly place your question within the broader ethical framework you choose to address the topic. This introduction should be distinct from the explanation you wrote in your proposal.
- Include your thesis statement that aims explicitly to answer your question directly. Your thesis should be supported by the materials you are using, and most importantly, must also reflect what you are willing to argue in your paper. Make sure you articulate your thesis clearly.
- Present/develop TWO arguments that support the premises of your thesis (full-body paragraphs). Be clear on how your arguments follow from the ethical theory and materials you are relying upon to address your question. I’ll assess your paper on the quality and clarity of the arguments that you give to back up your responses, rather than on the specific responses you give.
- Every part of your paper should be devoted to present and support the premises of your arguments. The last part of your assignment is to anticipate the possible objections to your two arguments. Therefore, (i) you should present and explain ways in which your argument could be objected and supported by relevant claims and evidence. (You do not need to respond to their objections now or come up with the alternative to your critics. That is something you will do in the last stage of the paper)