Short-Essay Assignment 3
For this assignment you will compose a well-written and thoughtful short-essay of 500-750 words in length (2-3 pages). Select and answer one of the four questions provided.
Format & Expectations
State your thesis, the answer you want to defend using at least three well-supported reasons embodying logic, reason, and research. Give possible objections to your arguments, answer these objections and restate your conclusion.
Essays should include a Works Cited page following MLA Style.
For grading expectations, please refer to the PHIL200 Writing Rubric.
Submit your essay as an attachment within the Assignments area.
Due: Sunday, by 11:55 p.m., ET
Answer one of the questions below in a well-written, thoughtful essay:
- Why, according to the “principle of equality” must one show that there are real differences rather than just surmise that they exist?
- Give arguments for or against the proposition that cloning is “playing God”.
- Agree or disagree with Kant’s thesis that acts that are not universalizable or use persons, are wrong even if they bring about good results or consequences.
- Compare Nietzsche’s notion of “will to power” with C. G. Jung’s insight Quoted in the following citation: “Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking.”