Some Facts of Life-OR-How to Read Like a Humble Rationalist

In this essay, I try to develop a method for new students just starting out in a discipline (in this case political philosophy) to evaluate the various methods on offer and choose one suitable for them or even leave the discipline altogether.
Although it’s framed simply as a pedagogical tool, I believe this essay is the closest I’ve come to articulating what it means to be a humble rationalist, i.e. how we can practice reason within our limits.

Download the essay here.

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