Brandeis University, Philosophy Department
Fall 2010
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Philosophy 1A

PAPER TOPIC NUMBER TWO

Professor Andreas Teuber
Prof. Teuber



PAPER TOPIC II

Personal Identity

Drawing on the reading and your own considered opinion and good judgment, answer the question(s) on the following pages.

In defending your position, offer what you believe are the most principled arguments you can make. Think of arguments against your position, of arguments that might be made against it, and respond to them.




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In thinking of objections to your argument, think of the best possible objections that someone on the other side might be able to come up with, i.e., give yourself a hard time. If you can respond to the other side at its strongest rather than at its weakest point that can only help to strengthen your own position and make it that much more persuasive.




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Papers should be between five to six (5-6)
pages in length or longer, if you prefer.

Papers should be double-spaced.

Please number pages.

We would like to have two copies,
marked COPY ONE and COPY TWO.

Papers should be stapled, not held together by
Paper CLIP, Elmer's GLUE, Dentyne GUM,
SPIT, James BOND or Origami FOLD.

Please note: papers are due at the beginning
of class at NOON on Election Day, Tuesday,
November the 2nd, 2010.



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