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Honest good-faith questions from a Leftist interloper(r/JordanPeterson)
So this won’t be brief, as I am adapting my own work from this comment I’ve made elsewhere. Parts I and II are explainers, and in part III attempts to come at this form both sides per this spirit of this sub. For background, I’ve listened to most of Peterson’s three prominent lecture series, read is second book (1st one is on my reading list), and have generally followed him since he blew Joe Rogan’s mind. Additionally, I’ll vouch for his wikipedia as not being particularly misleading. The only thing that is really important is that he is an eccentric Canadian psychology professor and practicing clinician at the University of Toronto (previously Harvard).
I. Elements of his work you may run into.
Jordan Peterson’s work can be best broken down into two spheres. The first sphere consists some fairly mainstream clinical psychology research focused mostly on the big five personality model. From what I am able to gather, his work here is fairly well respected and uncontroversial among his peers: he isn’t what one would call a rock star but he’s had a successful career. Additional products of this domain you may come across are a series of lectures…