Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 January 2018

192 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190853013

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Writing Philosophy

A Student's Guide to Reading and Writing Philosophy Essays

Second Edition

Lewis Vaughn

  • Provides step-by-step instructions on how to read and write argumentative essays
  • Offers a quick-start approach with rapid progression to writing philosophy papers
  • Organized in a rulebook format that encapsulates the core principles of good writing
  • Includes an introductory chapter on how to read philosophy
  • Chapter 2 covers recognizing, reading, and evaluating arguments

New to this Edition:

  • A revised, annotated student paper that includes notes and works-cited pages
  • A detailed appendix on how to do research for a philosophy paper, including a list of online sources
  • Exercise sets for Chapters 7 and 8 (with answers in the back of the book)
  • A new rule in Chapter 8 on commonly misspelled words, with an accompanying list
  • Updated CMS and MLA guidelines for source citations and documentation, with extensive examples
  • Realistic advice on how to schedule time to write and research

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