Critical Writing Assignment: Faith & Philosophical Enquiry
-For this assignment, please make sure to analyze and discuss one (and only one!) of
the following two classical arguments for the existence of God:
1. St. Anselmâ€™s Ontological Argument
2. Clarkeâ€™s Cosmological Argument
You may argue either for or against the soundness of the argument, but you must take
up and defend a specific position.
Critical Writing Assignment Guidelines & Rubric:
-Some generic requirements to be observed for all Writing Assignments include that all papers must:
ï‚· Defend a thesis and should proceed according to the following format: Thesis, Argument,
Objection(s), Response(s), Conclusion
ï‚· Include citations to the primary required class readings. These and any additional sources must
be properly cited using MLA format.
ï‚· Fall within the following length requirements: 1200-1500 words.
ï‚· Use a standard 10-12 pt. font and be double spaced.