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PHILOS 320 History of Modern Philosophy

This resource guide was developed specifically for Philosophy 320 and the Semester Research Project. The guide provides access to numerous research tools and services directly related to your project.

Topic Options

Remember that your research must relate to one of the following umbrella topics.

The development of social contract theory
Innateness and its critics
Degrees of confidence in knowledge claims
Escaping the egocentric predicament

A thesis statement is a condensation of the argument and the analysis of your paper.  The language should be specific and clear, the problem the paper addresses and your position concerning that problem should be apparent. Your reader should know exactly what to expect.

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