Term paper(s): 2 – 4 papers, amounting to about 1,400 words per unit. You may write a paper for each unit (recommended) OR COMBINE 2 TOPICS INTO ONE PAPER (restricted to students with experience writing philosophy papers). Minimum of two long papers, maximum of four short papers. The topic will be of the student’s own choosing and will reflect a significant understanding and analysis of the material in the course or of relevant outside material. Topics can be entirely philosophical (recommended) or touch on fields of your own academic interest, such as medicine, political science, literature, etc. Topics must be approved by the professor prior to writing the paper.