—“Curt, Is Peterson still….”—
In the choice of grammars between: Aristotelian Scientist (description), Stoic Self Authoring (education and training), Platonist Philosopher (literature), and Abrahamic Theologian (Religion), Peterson cherry picks from each for support, but is narrative (what he argues with) is pure platonism (literature).
My hope was that he would favor the scientific and stoic, but he pulls from each discipline as needed.
My understanding of him (as well as most others) is that they lack the method of description obtained from (micro) economics (incentives).
So they do their best.
We should not expect perfection of an individual, but that he advances the cause. And instead we should expect that a field of individuals supply a range of arguments