Hi Im doing a synthesis paper

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Hi Im doing a synthesis paper for my Philosophy class about The Human Being. It's origin, essence and purpose. Im having trouble creating a thesis statement / making a coherent outline for this paper (8-12 pages!!). Maybe you can help me out?these are the only mechanics my professor has given topic: The Human Beingaim: bring together the ideas and insights we’ve had in the course on the question of the human being, in order to generate your own personal understanding of what it means to be humanthese are the readings we've tackled in class: -Plato, Euthyphro• Plato, Apology• Plato, CritoPlato, Phaedo (pp. 38-105 of the class pdf, text page numbering)• Aristotle, De Anima (Books 1 & 2: Parts 1-4; pp. 2-24 of the class pdf, text pagenumbering)• St. Thomas, Summa Theologica(First Part, Question 75)• Renè Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy (Meditations 1-3; pp. 1-5 ofthe class pdf, text page numbering)• John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (Chapter 27, “OfIdentity and Diversity”)• David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature (“Of the Origin of Our Ideas”; pp. 7-9and “Of Personal Identity”; pp. 134-145 of the class pdf, text page numbering)• Film: Transcendence-Baruch Spinoza, The Ethics (Part I: Concerning God, pp. 217-230; and Part II: Of the Nature and Origin of the Mind, pp. 243-251 of the class pdf, text page numbering)• Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, The Ultimate Origin of Things-Immanuel Kant, Critique of Judgment (Sections 82-84; pp. 243-250 of the class pdf, text page numbering)

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