Help me study for my Philosophy class. I’m stuck and don’t understand.

Topic #1:

Does God exist?

It has been said that America is one of the most religious countries in the world. Indeed, Gallup

poll indicates that a little over 8 Americans in ten believe in God. As usual, Philosophy urges you

to question the assumption underlying such a belief. Hence the following question: “Does God


Your paper should be no less than 10 page long, on top of the bibliography page, the end-notes,

and the Paper Outline copy attached to the 10 pages of text as first page.


1. Outline your paper clearly.

2. Submit the paper

along with

your outline (attached).

3. The length of your essay should be a minimum of

10 pages

of text,

1 page

of End-Notes and, at


5 Works Cited.

4. State clearly your thesis.

5. Proceed with argumentation step by step and clearly

6. Backing up (or documenting) your basic arguments (claims)

7. If appealing to the authority of philosophers (authors), be critical, always specifying whatever

you’re agreeing with and to what extent.

8. Use MLA style. Get a sample of the MLA writing style at the front desk in the library on

Liberty Campus.

9. Take a look at the paper writing sample provided by the instructor.

10. Do not miss the deadline indicated on the course schedule.