Prof Wojtkiewicz
City College of New York
Philosophy 10200
April 13, 2016
BRAINSTORMING SESSION

What topics are you interested in?
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What authors have written on these topics?
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What do you like about these authors? What do you dislike?
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If you were to use these authors, how would you do it?
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What thesis might you use? What problem do you want to address?
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How will you address that problem? Counter-examples? Demonstrate problems with the argument?
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What sort of support will you need for the argument to be successful?
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What might the author/your opponent say in response?
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How will you respond to these objections?
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