Potential Essay Questions
Answer one question in 1500-2000 words. The paper must be answered with a clear thesis and by citing relevant philosophical literature. Papers will be evaluated on the quality of writing and the use of correct argumentation.
While it is not a research paper per se (you can cite only the course textbook), any paper would be substantially improved by at least making reference to non-course books.
For great clarity: Any paper without citations to, at a minimum, the coursebook will receive a failing grade.
NB: some of the topics below can only be approached by using extra material.
As always, no internet citations allowed. Anything cited must have appeared in print (the only two exceptions are the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy).
formulate a strong thesis statement.
Is socialism compatible with libertarianism?