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Philosophical Jewels: The Enlightenment, Reason, and Sciences

I contend that the rational, scientific approach —- the ideal of the Enlightenment —-is our best way of getting at whatever truth may be accessible to human minds and the best way for operating intelligently in the world; furthermore, I note that there are very few good reasons for exempting any area of our lives from a rational, empirical approach.