How to Write a Philosophy Paper is a handbook which provides students with a ready arsenal of analytical and compositional techniques. It is intended for undergraduate students in any type of philosophy course and is written and organized in a user-friendly manner. The first half includes discussions of the nature of philosophy and a variety of basic and essential techniques of philosophical enquiry and argumentation. The second half takes the student step-by-step through the writing process, from choosing a suitable topic, to developing his or her thought, to preparation of the final draft. Includes an index and bibliographical material.