Philosophy Essay

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Help me study for my class. I’m stuck and don’t understand.

6-8-page essay using our Library
Guide for PHIL101
and our Online Library to answer the following

  • Consider the following
         philosophical puzzle: “If a tree falls in the forest and there's no one
         around to hear it, does it make a sound?” (1) How is this philosophical
         puzzle an epistemological problem? And (2) how would John Locke answer it?

At the end of week four you will turn
in (1) a clearly articulated thesis statement, and (2) a selected list of
appropriate sources using our Library
Guide for PHIL101
and our Online Library, as indicated below:

at least one encyclopedia, or similar work, providing a big picture overview of
key issues your topic needs to address.

2.  Identify at least one secondary
source, an interpretive work, addressing your topic which was written by
someone other than the philosophers identified in your topic.

3.  Identify at least one primary
source, from a major philosopher identified in your topic choice. Be sure that
the primary source selected pertains to the issues raised by your topic.

4.  Identify at least one journal
article database, available in the APUS Online Library, where contemporary
philosophical articles pertaining to your topic, can be located.

Explain briefly how the content of
each source will assist you with your Philosophical Essay Assignment. Provide a
complete reference in MLA style for each work, 1-3, selected.

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