Students must write an argumentative philosophical essay on a topic ‘Evaluate the moral permissibility of euthanasia’ relevant to any of
1) Students must write an argumentative philosophical essay on a topic relevant to any of the
2) Each student must select at least two academic sources besides the assigned course reading
(e.g. peer-reviewed journal articles, books, or book chapters) to cite in their essay. Students may
incorporate and cite assigned course readings in their papers in addition to citing two other academic
sources. Short book reviews in academic journals (usually 2-3 pages) will not count as one of the two
required academic sources. Besides academic works, relevant news articles may be cited as needed,
though these do not count as academic sources. Please reach out if you have any questions about what
counts as an academic works, or whether particular sources that you have found are academic sources.
3) Essays must be at least 1200 words (not including bibliography), double-spaced, in Times New
Roman 12-point font, with one-inch margins. Sources must be cited in APA style.
4) Essays must be argumentative. You should identify a position that you think needs to be
challenged or modified in some way. Present the problem that you are dealing with as fairly and clearly
as possible. Then, advance your own argument. Finally, raise at least one objection to your own position,
and provide a response to this objection in defense of your view. Avoid “fluff,” or unnecessary
statements. Everything you write should be relevant to your topic.
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