concepts of determinism compatibility and libertarian ism
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The paper must be based upon YOUR CHOICE of one of the following
A. Compare and contrast the concepts of determinism compatibility and libertarian ism as outlined in Chapter 4.What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these positions?Which one do you believe is the most likely to be correct?Why?
B. Compare and contrast the ethical theories of Aristotle and Immanuel Kant as outlined in Chapter 9. What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these positions? Which one do you believe is the most likely to be correct? Why?
C. Choose two perceptions of the self from Chapter 3 and compare them. Which one seems most plausible to you and why?
D. Compare the Buddhist Simile of the Chariot and Plato’s Chariot Analogy. How are the same and how are the different?
Essays will be graded based upon the criteria given below:
COMMAND OF TOPIC(up to 50 points)
The essay identifies and describes the premises of the philosophical position based on written accounts of it and articulates a personal position on a philosophical topic.
ARGUMENTATIVE DEVELOPMENT(up to 30 points)
Essay develops a valid rational argument to defend or condemn a philosophical position.ORGANIZATION(up to 10 points)
Student has edited the essay ensuring that sentences are clear and logical.
WRITING MECHANICS & SYNTAX(up to 10 points)
Essay is free from errors in word choice and writing mechanics.