Problem Sets

Problem Set 1 (PDF) - Due session 6

Problem Set 2 (PDF) - Due session 12

Problem Set 3 (PDF) - Due session 19

Final Paper, Due Last Session (5–8 Pages)

Final Paper Topics (PDF)


Writing Philosophy Essays (PDF) - tips from Prof. Justin Khoo.

Jim Pryor's Guide to Writing Philosophy Papers (including grading guidelines)

This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.The Pink Guide to Taking Philosophy Classes (PDF)

Sample Student Work

24.221 Final Paper (PDF) (Courtesy of an MIT Student. Used with permission.)

The Problem of Identity and Mereological Nihilism (PDF) (Courtesy of Bradley Mattix. Used with permission.)