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    The Moral Problem.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1999 - Philosophical Review 108 (1):94.
    Michael Smith’s moral problem is not about whether to betray one’s friends or one’s country. It is a metaethical problem about how to combine three tempting theses that look mutually inconsistent: moral cognitivism, appraiser internalism about moral judgments and motivation, and a “Humean” account of motivation. In Smith’s formulation, these become: 1. Moral judgements of the form, ‘It is right that I φ’ express a subject’s belief about an objective matter of fact, a fact about what it is right for (...)
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  2. Ethical Naturalism.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 2006 - In David Copp (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Ethical Theory. Oxford University Press.
    Ethical naturalism holds that ethical facts about such matters as good and bad, right and wrong, are part of a purely natural world — the world studied by the sciences. It is supported by the apparent reasonableness of many moral explanations. It has been thought to face an epistemological challenge because of the existence of an “is-ought gap”; it also faces metaphysical objections from philosophers who hold that ethical facts would have to be supernatural or “nonnatural,” sometimes on the grounds (...)
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  3. Harman on Moral Explanations of Natural Facts.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1986 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 24 (S1):69-78.
  4. Moral Explanations Defended.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 2006 - In James Dreier (ed.), Contemporary Debates in Moral Theory. Blackwell. pp. 241--262.
  5. Moore on Ethical Naturalism.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 2003 - Ethics 113 (3):528-556.
  6. Moral Disagreement and Moral Relativism*: NICHOLAS L. STURGEON.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1994 - Social Philosophy and Policy 11 (1):80-115.
    In any society influenced by a plurality of cultures, there will be widespread, systematic differences about at least some important values, including moral values. Many of these differences look like deep disagreements, difficult to resolve objectively if that is possible at all. One common response to the suspicion that these disagreements are unsettleable has always been moral relativism. In the flurry of sympathetic treatments of this doctrine in the last two decades, attention has understandably focused on the simpler case in (...)
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  7. Doubts About the Supervenience of the Evaluative.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 2009 - In Russ Shafer-Landau (ed.), Oxford Studies in Metaethics. pp. 53-92.
     
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  8. Nonmoral Explanations.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1992 - Philosophical Perspectives 6:97-117.
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  9. Just Causes.Simon Blackburn & Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1991 - Philosophical Studies 61 (1-2):3-42.
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    Wise Choices, Apt Feelings. [REVIEW]Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1995 - Noûs 29 (3):402-424.
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    Contents and Causes: A Reply to Blackburn.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1991 - Philosophical Studies 61 (1/2):19 - 37.
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  12. Normativity.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 2010 - Analysis 70 (4):744-753.
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    The British Moralists and the Internal 'Ought': 1640-1740.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1997 - Journal of Philosophy 94 (5):266.
  14. Moral Skepticism and Moral Naturalism in Hume’s Treatise.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 2001 - Hume Studies 27 (1):3-83.
    I believe that David Hume’s well-known remarks on is and ought in his Treatise of Human Nature have been widely misunderstood, and that in consequence so has their relation to his apparent ethical naturalism and to his skepticism about the role of reason in morality. My aim in this paper is to display their connection with these larger issues in Hume’s work by placing them in a more illuminating light. Readers may wonder whether there is anything left to say about (...)
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    Gibbard on Moral Judgment and Norms.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1985 - Ethics 96 (1):22-33.
  16. Altruism, Solipsism, and the Objectivity of Reasons.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1974 - Philosophical Review 83 (3):374-402.
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    Nature and Conscience in Butler's Ethics.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1976 - Philosophical Review 85 (3):316-356.
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    Thomson Against Moral Explanations. [REVIEW]Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1998 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 58 (1):199-206.
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    Critical Study. Allan Gibbard, Wise Choices, Apt Feelings.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1995 - Noûs 29 (3):402-24.
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    Evil and Explanation.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1995 - On the Relevance of Metaethics.
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    Evil and Explanation.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1995 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 25 (sup1):155-185.
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    Brandt's Moral Empiricism.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1982 - Philosophical Review 91 (3):389-422.
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  23. Mill's Hedonism.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 2010 - Boston University Law Review 90:1705-29.
  24. Metaphysics and Epistemology.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1992 - In Lawrence C. Becker (ed.). Garland Publishing.
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    Virtues and Vices and Moral Relativism by Philippa Foot. [REVIEW]Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1984 - Journal of Philosophy 81 (6):326-333.
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    Book Review. Schiffer on Meaning and Value. [REVIEW]Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1990 - Journal of Philosophy 87 (11):615-16.
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    Book Review. The Moral Problem. Michael Smith. [REVIEW]Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1999 - Philosophical Review 108 (1):94-97.
    Michael Smith’s moral problem is not about whether to betray one’s friends or one’s country. It is a metaethical problem about how to combine three tempting theses that look mutually inconsistent: moral cognitivism, appraiser internalism about moral judgments and motivation, and a “Humean” account of motivation. In Smith’s formulation, these become: 1. Moral judgements of the form, ‘It is right that I φ’ express a subject’s belief about an objective matter of fact, a fact about what it is right for (...)
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    Book Review. The British Moralists and the Internal 'Ought': 1640-1740. Stephen Darwall. [REVIEW]Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1997 - Journal of Philosophy 94 (5):266-71.
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    Book Review. Virtues and Vices and Moral Relativism. Philippa Foot. [REVIEW]Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1984 - Journal of Philosophy 81 (6):326-33.
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    Edwin Arthur Burtt 1892-1989.Nicholas L. Sturgeon & Stuart M. Brown - 1991 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 64 (5):62 - 64.
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  31. Hume's Metaethics: Is Hume a Moral Noncognitivist?Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 2008 - In Elizabeth Radcliffe (ed.), The Blackwell Companion to Hume. Blackwell.
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    Max Black 1909-1988.Nicholas L. Sturgeon & Stuart M. Brown - 1991 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 64 (5):61 - 62.
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  33. Naturalism in Ethics.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1998 - In Edward Craig (ed.), Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Routledge.
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    Norman Malcolm 1911-1990.Nicholas L. Sturgeon & Stuart M. Brown - 1991 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 64 (5):70 -.
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    Publisher's Announcement.Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1991 - Philosophical Studies 61 (1/2):2.
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    Thomson Against Moral ExplanationsMoral Relativism and Moral Objectivity.Nicholas L. Sturgeon, Gilbert Harman & Judith Jarvis Thomson - 1998 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 58 (1):199.
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    Letters to the Editor.Naomi Zack & Nicholas L. Sturgeon - 1991 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 64 (7):35 - 36.
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