Because unlike his competitors--the conventional rationalizers
and the crazy rationalists--Brennan actually adds to our stock of moral knowledge.
On these and many other questions, rationalizers
changed their minds.
- view their behavior as a means to an end (Monahan, 1999).
Just war rationalizers
admit they will become concerned if post-bin Laden hostilities enter "Phase Two" as Defense Secretary Rumsfeld has promised.