Essay Part 1: At the end of week 4 you will turn in (1) a clearly articulated thesis statement, and (2) a selected list of appropriate sources using our Library Guide for PHIL101 and our Online Library, as indicated below:
Explain briefly how the content of each source will assist you with your Philosophical Essay Assignment. Provide a complete reference in MLA style for each work selected.
Format your Philosophical Essay using MLA guidelines (see Citation and Reference Style). All papers should be double spaced and written in Times New Roman 12 point font. Papers should include indented paragraphs, no extra space between paragraphs, and 1 inch margins on all 4 sides. Keep quotes from sources to 2-3 lines and no more than 10-20% of the paper; this is especially relevant with regard to secondary sources. Never let your secondary sources take over or make your argument for you.
Philosophical Essay – You will write a two-part 5-6 page essay (excluding the Works Cited page) using our Library Guide for PHIL101 and our Online Library to answer one of the following questions:
1. According to Socrates, must one heed popular opinion about moral matters? Does Socrates accept the fairness of the laws under which he was tried and convicted? Would Socrates have been wrong to escape?