Students are expected to turn in 10 reflections throughout the semester. Weekly responses are based on readings and class discussion.
Event Response Paper
MIT students were required to attend an event in the Cambridge / Boston area related to the course. The following were a few of the suggested events students could pick from:
- Seizing the Means of Reproduction
- Women of Thrift, Men of Capital: Gender and Economy in Palestine
- The Sacred and the Social: 1650–1790
- Racial Integration and Moral Bias: A Day with Elizabeth Anderson
- The Cost of Silence: Causes and Consequences of Abortion Stigma in the United States and Around the World
Example Student Work (Both papers are courtesy of Richard Ibekwe and used with permission.)
First Paper - "Thomas Hobbes: Does Might Make Right?" (PDF).
Second Paper - "Adam Smith: The Origin of the Division of Labor" (PDF).