Analytical essay

Can you help me understand this Philosophy question?

Analytical essay.

MLA format – 14 font only.

500 word minimum – 600 maximum.

Article to be analyzed:“What Can I Know”by D.Z. Phillips (p. 82 in your text).

Paragraph 1:Introduce the article and the writer.Give a brief summary of what the article is about.Give a directional statement as to where you are going in your analysis.

Paragraph 2:What is Phillips’ view on knowing?With whom is he disagreeing?What is the disagreement?

Paragraph 3.What is Phillips’ conclusion?What illustrations does he use and how does he use them to demonstrate his main thesis?

Paragraph 4:What does Phillips mean by “minimal sense” data?How does he illustrate his beliefs?

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