Guidelines for Papers (PDF)

Weekly Responses

Guidelines for Weekly Responses (PDF)

Students are expected to turn in 10 reflections throughout the semester. Weekly responses are based on readings and class discussion.

Event Response Paper

Guidelines for Event Response Paper (PDF)

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:

First Paper

First Paper Prompts (PDF)

Second Paper

Second Paper Prompts (PDF)


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).