It was you who taught my heart to dance among the stars, No matter where you are, No m The initial paper must be a minimum of 1000 words; any less than that and you " ll receive no credit. (But you may write more if you wish.) It must be written with correct grammar and spelling. Your grammar and spelling need not be perfect, but it needs to be clear that you made the effort to be as correct as possible -- otherwise, you won't receive full credit for your work. No footnotes, references, or bibliography are needed. I would prefer double-spaced. The paper is due by 11: 55 pm, Sunday, March 24.

You may email it to me or leave it in my mailbox in LRC-202. No late papers will be accepted. The paper must be written in your own words -- should I suspect plagiarism or if your paper is substantially identical to another student's paper, you " ll receive no credit. The initial version of your paper will be worth a maximum of 10 points. Follow all instructions exactly as I've written them. The paper will have four sections that you will clearly identify by number (1, 2, 3, 4).

1. In the first section you will characterize one of the six major philosophers in the book (Plato, Descartes, Hume, Hegel, Marx, or Sartre) by explaining the most important features of his thought. As much as possible, explain his metaphysics, epistemology, or his ethics, political philosophy, logic, etc. For some philosophers certain topics will be easier than others: focus on what seems to be the most important areas for that thinker. a tter how far.