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[catalogued under 12. Knowledge Sources / C. Rationalism / 1. Rationalism]

Full Idea

Criteria or rules do not somehow apply to themselves. They must be judged by the sort of rational insight or intuition that the rationalist is advocating.

Gist of Idea

Our rules of thought can only be judged by pure rational insight

Source

Laurence Bonjour (In Defence of Pure Reason [1998], 5.2)

Book Reference

Bonjour,Laurence: 'In Defense of Pure Reason' [CUP 1998], p.131