Writing Guides

Writing Guides for Undergraduates

Your best source for help in writing your philosophy paper is your professor or GSI. Tanner Philosophy Library also has some books that are excellent sources of information. If you need some help at 3:00 a.m. however, these sites might be helpful.

A Sample Philosophy Paper by Angela Mendelovici (Professor @ University of Western Ontario). Paper is annotated which provides helpful comments about how and what you say; but note, citation formats can matter, check with your instructor).

Jim Pryor's Guide to Writing a Philosophy Paper (NYU)

Peter Horban's Guide to Writing a Philosophy Paper (Simon Fraser University)

Dissertations: Research and Writing

These guides are excellent and were written and produced by the librarians at the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library.

Dissertation Resources (funding, workshops, copyright, Deep Blue, Proquest and more)

The Literature Review: For Dissertations

The Graduate Students' Guide to Publishing