This paper is intended to encourage you to think and write about a philosophical issue ina sustained, philosophical way. What I want you to do, therefore, is to pick an issuerelating to any topic touched on in this course and write a 5-7 page paper in which you tryto resolve that issue. The assignment is broad in scope, since the philosophy of law is abroad topic and any issue within that topic is acceptable. For example, you could writeon an issue in â€œanalytical jurisprudence,â€ like whether Lon Fullerâ€™s principles of theâ€œinner morality of lawâ€ are sufficient to ensure a substantively moral legal system orwhether John Austinâ€™s command theory of law can withstand one or more of Hartâ€™scriticisms of that approach to law. Alternatively, you could write on an issue inâ€œnormative jurisprudence,â€ like whether or to what extent the law should be used topromote a societyâ€™s moral code or whether or not capital punishment is a morallypermissible form of punishment. You could also choose to defend or criticize variousconceptions of justice, like for example the Rawlsian principles of justice. You also donot need to feel restricted to any of the issues actually covered in the readings, but mayconsider any issue within the philosophy of law.Whatever issue you pick, keep in mind that a good philosophical paper will clearlyexplain your position and the argument(s) in support of that position. It will also addresspossible objections to your argument(s) and respond to those objections in order to be aspersuasive as possible to your readers.Your paper should be between 1500 and 1800 words, typed, double-spaced and with atitle page that includes a title for your paper, your name, the date, and the course numberand name. Begin your paper with an introductory paragraph that includes a very clearthesis sentence that states the position that youâ€™re defending. Also include a concludingparagraph at the end of the paper. Make sure your paper is well-organized; eachparagraph should have a clear topic sentence, and the writing should be clear and free ofmechanical errors (like spelling mistakes, grammar mistakes, punctuation mistakes).Remember to provide adequate footnotes and bibliographic information when called for.Feel free to use any of the standard styles for these you choose (e.g., APA), as long asyouâ€™re consistent throughout the paper.If you have any questions about this assignment, please let me know. In particular, if youhave any doubts as to the appropriateness of your preferred topic, then you might want torun it past me for a quick reaction.The papers will be due at the beginning of the final exam period on the day of the finalexam, December 14th.
Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.Read more
Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.Read more
Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.Read more
By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.Read more