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How to Write a Philosophy Essay
Thursday, April 16, 2020 12:40 – 1:30 pm

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/9281399826?pwd=aEd6aTZLSnlFNWZwazB4enMvY2pCUT09

GE Point: Attendees will get 10 points from GE250/GE251

PHIL 243/244, Social and Political Philosophy I/II, is a 6-credit 2-semester second-year course for law, political science, international relations and economics students and it is the only required philosophy course in their curriculum. Writing an essay is one of the most important components of this course. However, writing a philosophy essay has its own conventions and standards. In this talk, with an emphasis on the requirements of PHIL 243/244, students will gain perspective on how to write a philosophy essay.

About Tufan Kıymaz

Biography: Dr. Tufan Kıymaz received his PhD in Philosophy, with a minor in History and Philosophy of Science, from Indiana University, Bloomington, in 2017. The same year he joined the philosophy department in Bilkent. His main area of research is philosophy of mind, more specifically, the possibility of fully materialistic and scientific explanation of consciousness. He was active in Indiana University Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, both as a participant in workshops and learning communities, and also as workshop facilitator.