In the Margins Behind the Lines:
Collected Writings, Volume III.
A New Model of Rationality
(Ph.D. Dissertation, Harvard University)
Adrian Piper wrote her dissertation under the supervision of John Rawls, and her approach to the subject of rationality was influenced by his, as well as by his Theory of Justice. Discovering fertile areas of disagreement with his metaethical views of reason and the self instinctively motivated her to formulate alternatives. The dissertation roughs out the basic foundations of the metaethical theory she subsequently developed in a series of articles and finally published in 2008 in Rationality and the Structure of the Self. Forthcoming