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I assume you are a student. If you are a college student, you should use your school's library. Get in contact with the reference librarian. Ask him or her to help you find materials on the topic you're writing. Hopefully your school has an online database. Ask the reference librarian about that, too. An online database usually will have a myriad of peer ...


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Given your quote in context, the obscenity works. It's blunt and to the point, and since you are in fact pointing out that people don't have time or energy for philosophy when they're starving, it's rather apropos. If you're genuinely worried about the expletive, don't use a halfway substitute. Make it clear what you're censoring by using the correct term, ...


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The question is not whether or not you may use expletives in academic writing, but whether or not that quote is essential for your argument. Academic writing must not be filled with what that older fellow in your life would have called "shit". Academic writing must be clear, concise and to the point. Don't meander. But this also means that if you need to ...


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There seems to be a widespread ignorance about the intended scope of application of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Assossiation, so I want to clarify that the APA Manual is a guide on how to write, structure and format an academic manuscript for submission to a publisher. It is NOT a guide on how to style publications. Printed journal ...


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That depends on the context in which you're writing the essay. If it's an essay that will appear in a magazine for left-wing college students, it might be perfectly appropriate. If it's an essay intended for publication in a prestigious academic journal, probably not. To be given as a speech by the pope? I think we could say pretty surely no. Whenever ...


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There are two approaches available to you: Write everything you know and be happy with the length. There is value in concise accurate summaries. Learn more. the joke is that experts keep learning more and more about less and less until they know absolutely everything about absolutely nothing. There is a core truth here. I could without much effort write a ...



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