Second Writing Assignment







Write a short essay, approximately 2,000 words, on the following topic:





Does ‘ought’ imply ‘can’? 






Submission:  Essays should be submitted both in electronic and in paper format.  The electronic version should be saved in either Word (.doc) or Rich Text (.rtf) format and sent as an email attachment to <wmartin[at]>.  Electronic versions must be submitted no later that 9pm on Sunday, 21 October.  Hardcopy printouts should be submitted no later than the beginning of the workshop session on Monday 2 October.  They can be left under the door of 5B-120, or submitted in person at the beginning of the workshop session.



Guidelines:  This is an argumentative essay.  You may make use of any scholarship you wish, but the point of the essay is to take one side of the issue and defend it as best you can.



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