- Feb 2019
must place 1,Jl>'u.,<I himself in lhe same situation as the audience, in order to form a true judgment of the oration.
Me: But Hume, why can't I write about Las Meninas without mentioning Foucault?
Hume: My child, "before [you] enter upon the subject, [you] must endeavor to conciliate [the peer reviewer's] affection, and acquire their good graces."
Me: But why can't we just move on?!?!
Hume: My child, you "must place [yourself] in the same situation as the audience, in order to form a true judgment."
Me: Yeah I'm just gonna cut the reference.
I mean, you guys might have read that differently.