Although Wilson, the James Collins Professor of Management at UCLA, is no libertarian--resolutely against drug legalization, he informed our interviewers that he has "a mutual non-aggression pact" with REASON
on the topic--his work is characterized by an emphasis on issues such as the appropriate scope of government, the baleful effects of centralized social engineering, and the primacy of individual responsibility and autonomy.
Most of our university students are skilled writing a basic argument: They expect that arguments should be well supported with reasons
and evidence and can usually produce such arguments.
It resonates with those who think that at least some of our impulses provide us with reasons
to act, but who doubt that the mere having of an impulse or desire, as such, counts in favor of acting.
To improve the possibility of obtaining confessions, investigators must provide suspects with reasons
to confess after employing the techniques of rationalization, projection, and minimization.
Schroeder is concerned only with reasons
for action here, and so the comparison will be limited but still, hopefully, illustrative.
being valuable is not a property that provides us with reasons