Please use The Great Conversation 7th edition as a source. Citations (i.e. Foot Notes) At least one source for the chosen philosopher’s various views stated in the essay) out of 3 points. Bibliography (Must not be merely a “works cited”, must contain at least four sources other than the textbook and the instructor’s power point notes.) out of 3 points. Grammar and Syntax (The essay MUST be divided into paragraphs discussion on idea or issue. Should the essay be written with LONG paragraphs, 4 points well be deducted from the grade points awarded for this essay) out of 2 points.
Impact on the instructor:
(This section the overall set-out, persuasiveness and cogency of your essay is evaluated) out of 2 points. The metaphysics of the chosen philosopher (A total Five Points) Correctly identifies an issue of metaphysics (two points). (Should this section be or become a discussion epistemology or value theory – this section will receive no credit, nor will the student’s discussion of this issue receive credit) Student’s interaction with the philosopher’s metaphysics (one point)
(Should a student merely state their own views, and NOT give SOME justification of their views, no credit will be given for this section) Student’s views compared or contrasted with the philosopher’s views (A total of two points). (Should an essay merely state that the student’s views agree or disagree, without a reasoned explanation of WHY the student agrees or disagrees, no credit will be given for this section.)
The epistemology of the chosen philosopher (A total Five Points): Correctly identifies an issue of epistemology (two points). (Should this section be or become a discussion metaphysics or value theory – this sect ion will receive no credit, nor will the student’s discussion of this issue receive credit) Student’s interaction with the philosopher’s epistemology (one point).
(Should a student merely state their and NOT give SOME justification of their views, no credit will be given for this section) Student’s views compared or contrasted with the philosopher’s views (A total of two points). (Should an essay merely state that the student’s views agree or disagree, without a reasoned explanation of WHY the student agrees or disagrees, no credit will be given for this section.)
The value theory of the chosen philosopher (This section may discuss political philosophy) (A total Five Points): Correctly identifies an issue of value theory (two points). (Should this section be or become a discussion metaphysics or value theory – this sect ion will receive no credit, nor will the student’s discussion of this issue receive credit) Student’s interaction with the philosopher’s value theory (one point).
(Should a student merely state their and NOT give SOME justification of their views, no credit will be given for this section) Student’s views compared or contrasted with the philosopher’s views (A total of two points). (Should an essay merely state that the student’s views agree or disagree, without a reasoned explanation of WHY the student agrees or disagrees, no credit will be given for this section.)

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