3-3.5 pages long, 12-point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced
Could time have existed before the big bang?
What we are looking for is not the ability to transfer words from the text to your exam, but your ability to understand, explain, and challenge these ideas. Take your time to construct well-structured essays with a thesis, and make sure you consider and respond to important objections to your view. We do not encourage the use of outside sources, but if you must use them, make sure you cite them clearly.
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Uncomputable?’ Minds and Machines, Special Issue on the Philosophy of Computer
Science, vol. 21 (2011), pp. 221-239.