Reasons can interact in a variety of ways to determine what we ought to do. For example, I might face a choice of whether to work on this paper or socialize with friends. And it might be that the only relevant reason to work on this paper is that I have a deadline coming up soon and that the only relevant reason to socialize is that it is relaxing. In this case, whether I ought to work on the paper or ought to stay at home is determined by which of these reasons is stronger
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Nair, S. (2016). How do reasons accrue? In E. Lord & B. Maguire (Eds.), Weighing reasons. USA: Oxford University Press.