Jimmy Lenman

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Recent publications

“Pleasure, Desire and Practical Reason”
Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
14, 2011 pp.143-149

'Uggles and Muggles: Wedgwood on Normative Thought and Justification'
Philosophical Studies
151, 2010, pp. 469-477

"Humean Constructivism in Moral Theory"
Oxford Studies in Metaethics
Volume V, 2010, pp.175-193

"Achieving Objectivity"*
Philosophical Perspectives
Volume 23, 2009, pp. 293-304

"The Politics of the Self"
Lisa Bortolotti (ed.): Philosophy and Happiness
(London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2009)

"Reasons for Action: Justification vs. Explanation"
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Posted 20th Feb, 2009

"Naturalism Without Tears"*
Ratio (special issue on Parfit's On What Matters)
22, 2009, pp. 1-18.

Review of Cuneo, The Normative Web
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
Posted 23rd June, 2008

"Actions, Motives and Causes: A Critical Study of Alfred R. Mele: Motivation and Agency"*
Philosophical Quarterly
58, 2008, pp. 53-62

"Contractualism and Risk Imposition"*
Politics, Philosophy and Economics
7, 2008, pp. 99-122

"Against Moral Fictionalism"
Philosophical Books
49, 2008, pp. 23-32

"What is Moral Inquiry?"*
Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society
Supplementary Volume 81, 2007, pp. 63-81

"Why I Have No Plans to Retire: In Defence of Moderate Professional Complacency"*
20, 2007, pp. 241-246

Review of Horgan and Timmons, "Metaethics After Moore"
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
Posted 20th March, 2007

"The Saucer of Mud, The Kudzu Vine and the Uxorious Cheetah: Against Neo-Aristotelian Naturalism in Metaethics"
European Journal of Analytic Philosophy
1 (2), 2005 (actual date of publication 2006), pp. 37-50

"Compatibilism and Contractualism: The Possibility of Moral Responsibility"*
117, 2006, pp. 7-31

“How to Live, What to Do: A Critical Study of Allan Gibbard: Thinking How to Live”*
Journal of Moral Philosophy
3, 2006, pp. 359-369.

"Moral Naturalism"
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Posted June 1st, 2006

"Utilitarianism and Obviousness"
16, 2004, pp. 322-325

"Noncognitivism and Wishfulness"*
Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
6, 2003, pp. 265-274

"Moral Deviants and Amoral Saints: A Dilemma for Moral Externalism"
Southern Journal of Philosophy
41, 2003, pp. 223-240

"Disciplined Syntacticism and Moral Expressivism"*
Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
Vol. 66, 2003

"Noncognitivism and the Dimensions of Evaluative Judgement: A Review of Michael Smith: "Evaluation, Uncertainty and Motivation""
(Brown Electronic Article Review Service), World Wide Web, Posted January 15th 2003.

"On Becoming Extinct"*
Pacific Philosophical Quarterly
Vol 83, 2002

Reprinted in David Benatar (ed.): Life, Death and Meaning (Rowman and Littlefield, 2004) andHon-Lam Li and Anthony Kwok-wing Yeung (eds.): Animal Rights, Personhood and the Ethics of Killing (Palgrave

"On the Alleged Shallowness of Compatibilism: A Critical Study of Saul Smilansky: Free Will and Illusion"
Vol. 51, 2002.

"Consequentialism and Cluelessness"
Philosophy and Public Affairs
Vol. 29, 2000 (Appeared 2001)

"On Becoming Redundant or What Computers Shouldn't Do"
Journal of Applied Philosophy
Vol. 18, 2001

Reprinted in in John Weckert(ed.) Computer Ethics (Ashgate: International Library of Essays in Public and Professional Ethics, forthcoming, 2007).

"Preferences in their Place"
Environmental Values
Vol. 9, 2000, pp. 431-451

"Contracting Responsibility"
Ton van den Beld (ed.): Moral Responsibility and Ontology
(Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000)

"The Externalist and the Amoralist"
Philosophia (Israel)
Vol. 27, 1999, pp. 441-457

"Michael Smith and the Daleks: Reason, Morality and Contingency"
Vol 11, 1999, pp. 164-177