Synonyms of 'dissertation'

argumentation, article, causerie, descant, discourse, discussion, disputation, disquisition, essay, etude, examination, excursus, exposition, feature, homily, lucubration, memoir, monograph, morceau, note, outline, pandect, paper, paragraph, piece, prolegomenon, screed, sketch, study, survey, term paper, theme, thesis, tract, tractate, treatise, treatment