Is efficiency a vice?

American Philosophical Quarterly 42 (4):333 - 339 (2005)
Abstract
Argues against the form of instrumentalism on which being practically rational is being efficient in the pursuit of one's ends. The trait of means-end efficiency turns out to be a defect of character, and therefore cannot be identified with practical reason at its best.
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