Time Heals All Wounds, And Then Kills the Patient
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Tue Oct 23 19:57:35 2012
A Principle on Economy of Theory in Political Philosophy

When we approach an issue in political philosophy, we should focus our efforts in the development of theory on the approach, among the possibilities, that is the least radical change from the status quo that can accomplish the desired notions of justice/fairness/goodness.

If the issue:

then we should hedge between all interesting commitments, devoting time to each possibility until: It is reasonable to devote more time to approaches that prove to have more philosophical traction, although overuse of this risks errors that resemble Loki's Wager.