Leveling up technical work with context and purpose
Add new comment
Comments are for the page: Part Three: Taking rationality seriously
Has circumrationality replaced “reasonableness” used in the earlier parts? Or are they distinct concepts?
Circumrationality is a special sort of reasonableness—it’s the reasonable work we do around the margins of a formal system in order to get it to relate to the real world.
Doing circumrationality requires some basic understanding of the rational system, so it’s sort of intermediate between reasonableness and rationality. But it is defined by its role rather than its nature: that being, relating the formal system to concrete reality.
You can use some Markdown and/or HTML formatting here.
Optional, but required if you want follow-up notifications. Used to show your Gravatar if you have one. Address will not be shown publicly.
If you check this box, you will get an email whenever there’s a new comment on this page. The emails include a link to unsubscribe.