Guides for Academic Practice

Philosophy is not only content, but also a practice. Here is some advice I’ve written on the practical side of things.

Documents

Writing Philosophy
This brief guide covers the very basics of philosophical writing. It’s intended for students new to philosophy.
Guide (version: December 2016)
Decent Academic Layout, and Using Word to Achieve It
Ugly papers in philosophy abound. I try to explain why I find standard layouts repelling, and what a decent layout looks like instead. I also describe how to use a powerful tool contained in Word, formatting styles. This paper might be of interest to students as well as academics.
On Layout (version: September 2015)

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