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    General Rules in the Moral Theories of Smith and Hume.Gabriela Remow - 2007 - Journal of Scottish Philosophy 5 (2):119-134.
    Adam Smith and David Hume agree that first-level general rules of morality may be discovered by induction, and that reflection on these rules may influence human behavior. But Hume thinks a deeper, second level of moral general rules may also be discovered, and used to correct erroneous first-level rules. Thus on Hume's view, some reasoned reflection may be needed in order to feel the proper moral sentiment. Smith holds that, because of human inclination toward selfishness, first-level moral rules should be (...)
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    Aristotle, Antigone and Natural Justice.Gabriela Remow - 2008 - History of Political Thought 29 (4):585-600.
    This paper, responding to recent work by Tony Burns, has two main interpretive purposes first, to explain in what sense Aristotle's natural justice is natural, yet variable; and second, to explain why Aristotle interpreted Antigone's defence as an appeal to natural law (rather than, say, to particular unwritten law). This requires a careful untangling of Aristotle's usage of 'natural' in several different senses, both descriptive and normative. In short, it is normatively natural for humans to excel at what is distinctive (...)
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    A Sentimentalist Approach to Dirty Hands–Hume, Smith, Burke.Gabriela Remow - 2009 - Essays in Philosophy 10 (1):6.
    This paper explores what the three best-known thinkers in the sentimentalist tradition - David Hume , Adam Smith , and Edmund Burke – have to say about the topic of “dirty hands” . Although the views of these philosophers have often been declared inconsistent, my project is to defend and resurrect key elements of their position, which may have value for this debate. I contend that a coherent and unified view about dirty hands may be extracted from their work. By (...)
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