Critical Writing Assignment on Interview with the Dalai Lama
Write a 1200-1500 word paper in which you critically analyze the perspective of the Dalai Lama as found in Module 7 of the course from the vantage point of John Hick’s pluralistic hypothesis, which is encountered in the same module. You need not agree with Hick’s position and you may role play if you choose, but your paper must take up and defend a clear thesis and the paper must include substantial engagement and specific references to both the Dalai Lama interview and the article by Hick.
Before getting started, please be sure to review the requirements to be observed for this and all other PHI 110RS Critical Writing Assignments. Your paper must:
Defend a thesis and should proceed according to the following format: Thesis, Argument, Objection(s), Response(s), and Conclusion.
Include citations to the primary required class readings. These and any additional sources must be properly cited using MLA format.
Fall within the following length requirements: 1200-1500 words.
Use a standard 10-12 pt. font and be double-spaced.
If you have questions about any aspect of the Final Project, please be sure to contact your instructor as early as possible.
Information on MLA Citation style can be found here: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ Review the following site on plagiarism: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/02/
See Appendices B and C of the syllabus for grading rubrics for each Final Project option.