Another common mistake is to think that your case will be stronger if you mention, even if briefly, virtually every argument that you have come across in support of your position.
Sometimes this is called the "fortress approach." In actual fact, it is almost certain that the fortress approach will not result in a very good paper. First, your reader is likely to find it difficult to keep track of so many different arguments, especially if these arguments approach the topic from different directions.
Unfortunately, your reader (likely your marker or instructor) has no access to those thoughts except by way of what actually ends up on the page.
He or she cannot tell what you meant to say but did not, and cannot read in what you would quickly point out if you were conversing face to face.
Authors examine the interrelationship between race and capitalism through a range of lenses and geographies, from resource extraction in the Caribbean and Africa to the school-to-prison pipeline in the United States.
As a global public increasingly scrutinizes and questions our shared environmental challenges, Items revisits the question of human impacts on the environment and the environmental impacts on humanity.
I offer first some general comments on philosophical writing, and then some specific "do"s and "don't"s.
One of the first points to be clear about is that a philosophical essay is quite different from an essay in most other subjects.
These can now be found archived here alongside ongoing and concluded series.
Parameters, a collection edited by the Digital Culture program, examines the question of how the production and distribution of knowledge is (and ultimate should be) changing under digital conditions.