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  1. Jimmy Lenman, Moral Naturalism.
    While "moral naturalism" is sometimes used to refer to any approach to metaethics intended to cohere with naturalism in metaphysics more generally, the label is more usually reserved for naturalistic forms of moral realism according to which there are objective moral facts and properties and these moral facts and properties are natural facts and properties. Views of this kind appeal to many as combining the advantages of naturalism and realism but have seemed to many others to do inadequate justice to (...)
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  2. Jimmy Lenman & Yonatan Shemmer (eds.) (2012). Constructivism in Practical Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
    This volume presents twelve original papers on the idea that moral objectivity is to be understood in terms of a suitably constructed social point of view that all can accept.
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  3. Jimmy Lenman (2007). Why I Have No Plans to Retire: In Defence of Moderate Professional Complacency. Ratio 20 (2):241-246.
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  4. Jimmy Lenman (2004). Utilitarianism and Obviousness. Utilitas 16 (3):322-325.
    This article seeks to diagnose a serious defect in a highly influential supposed counterexample to utilitarianism: Bernard Williams's case of Jim and the Indians. Discussing this, Williams argues that, according to utilitarianism, it is obviously right to say that Jim should kill an Indian. But as this is not obviously right, Williams takes the example to furnish a forceful counterexample to utilitarianism. I note here that the force of the supposed counterexample is in fact very doubtful as the utilitarian can (...)
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