Successive ElaborationConceptual Note Taking. Reductio ad Absurdum. Reductio ad Absurdum. An Outline of the Structure of a Philosophical Essay.
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Note to the Second Edition. Essay demonstrates an understanding of the material: The student has correctly grasped a philosophical problem or question, has explained it accurately, and on the basis of a substantially correct interpretation of any texts involved. He is the author or editor of thirteen books, including Hobbes: A BiographyThe Philosophy of Language 4th edn.
Appendix C: Scholarship: Notes and References.