Write a critical position paper on the topic you have chosen in your Assignment 1 after refining the general topic to a more specific one with your tutor. This paper topic is on a theoretical issue (e.g., intrinsic value, anthropocentrism). In this paper you need to identify your main thesis, define the main terms used to describe it and develop a supporting argument.
Assessment of this paper will be based on the criteria of previous assignments. Now, you need to turn the skills of criticism against your own position, so that you develop a strong argument that anticipates criticism. Remember, however, that you do not need to have an absolutely defensible position that is not open to any criticism whatsoever. All positions and arguments are open to some criticism. In the end, you should have defended yourself against obvious criticisms (especially those that have been identified in the course) and you should know when and how to assume what you cannot defend in the space of the paper. Your position and defence of it should be well-structured.