I believe the philosophical method should move away from these three methods. Having studied Eastern philosophy and history, it's in our interest to diversify. The most important - I think - is that philosophy shouldn't be studied separately from history. It makes philosophy feel like a timeless enterprise in search of Truth when many intellectual traditions are historically contingent. It also alienates philosophical inquiry from very real world problems that it can potentially solve.

I was once asked about the origins of the universe. So, here I am doing philosophy. Ethics | Intellectual History | Chinese Comparative Philosophy