Doing Philosophy: A Guide to Writing Philosophy Papers / Edition 1

Doing Philosophy: A Guide to Writing Philosophy Papers / Edition 1

by Joel Feinberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534516637

ISBN-13: 9780534516635

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Wadsworth

This brief text is designed to assist students with no previous formal background in writing philosophy papers. Contents includes topic selection, outlines and drafts, proper and improper quotation, argument development and evaluation, principles of good writing, style and logic.  See more details below

Overview

This brief text is designed to assist students with no previous formal background in writing philosophy papers. Contents includes topic selection, outlines and drafts, proper and improper quotation, argument development and evaluation, principles of good writing, style and logic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534516635
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Series:
Philosophy Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Methods of Proceeding. 2. Rules of the Game. 3. Criteria for Grading. 4. General Principles of Good Writing. 5. Mistakes of Grammar. 6. Some Common Mistakes in Diction. 7. Stylistic Infelicities. 8. Logic and Language. 9. Basic Deductive Logic: Some Fragments. 10. Logic Without Necessity. 11. Varieties of Philosophy Papers.

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