Applicationism: so far as it can't prevent pain, philosophy is basically a reasoning enterprise.
Typological Wholeness: whole numbers are fairly sacred.
Process = Progress: if you want to add more process, it has to mean something.
Whole-Part Relations: subsets matter for the set.
Binding Formulas: oftentimes, logic requires specific formulations.
Maximal Incompleteness: if you want to be complete, you have to be good.
Coincidental Genius: what makes something good is that it is good, not that you think it's good.
Tropism: different rules hold under different conditions.
Standardism: accept or reject the rules, but formalism first and informalism second.
Populating the Data: structuring a system may require populations of lesser concepts.
Degrees of Abstraction: modes are clearly less than systems, but more than variables.
Conquer the Problem of Identity: avoid arbitrariness. Use acceptable categories.
Be Rigorous: make sure a system is a system, and not an arbitrary system.
Use Readable Language: more than being simple, being legible.