The Frivolity of Evil ess
Your assignment is to read the following article:
Then, you will type a 500 word response in which you address EACH of the following points IN YOUR OWN WORDS: 1) What is the author’s main argument? 2) How does he support his main argument (evidence, ancillary arguments, etc.)? 3) Do you agree or disagree with him? 4) Why or why not? 5) Explicitly apply at least one concept or insight from any of the philosophers you have learned about in this course to your analysis. Make sure to give a substantive explanation of how your chosen concept or insight is relevant to your analysis. Also, be sure to cite your source using MLA format (this includes at least one in-text citation as well as a Works Cited Page at the end.
A WORD OF WARNING: This article is rather long and complex. The author likes to make extensive use of his rather copious vocabulary, so I strongly urge you to have dictionary.com handy as you work your way through this piece. The purpose of this essay assignment is for you to demonstrate your ability to discuss, analyze, and evaluate complex philosophic arguments. I am confident that the reading assignments, tests, and discussion boards will have prepared you for this final, and no doubt challenging, essay assignment.