Writing and Rhetoric
Write clearly on a well-defined topic using correct grammar and conventions appropriate to philosophy, and employing a voice, tone, and diction suited to one's intended audience.
Cultivate basic reading and writing skills including summarizing, paraphrasing, prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading
Use appropriate research tools including library and internet resources, and apply them to the writing of a cogent philosophical essay
Learn basic logic skills used in critical reasoning and be able to identify invalid, unsound, and fallacious arguments