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    The Nature of Moral Thinking.Francis Snare - 1992 - Routledge.
    Most recent texts in moral philosophy have either concentrated on practical moral issues or else, if theoretical, have tended toward one-sided presentations of recent, fashionable views. Discussions of applied ethics cannot go very far without revealing underlying philosophical assumptions about how deeper, more general issues are treated. Similarly, recent approaches to ethics are difficult to understand without a knowledge of the context of the historical views against which these approaches are reacting. The Nature of Moral Thinking will satisfy the intellectually (...)
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    Morals, Motivation, and Convention: Hume's Influential Doctrines.Francis Snare - 1991 - Cambridge University Press.
    This 1991 book is about the continuing influence of Hume's ideas on moral and political philosophy. In part, it is a critical exegesis of Hume's most impressive and challenging doctrines in Book III of the Treatise of Human Nature on such topics as morals, motivation, justice, and social institutions. However, the main thrust of the argument is to throw into relief the importance of that discussion for contemporary philosophy. While the author subjects most contemporary defences of Humean doctrines to intense (...)
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  3. The Nature of Moral Thinking.Francis Snare - 1992 - Routledge.
    _The Nature of Moral Thinking_ is an introductory text to the questions of ethics, offering a solid philosophical and historical basis for understanding the central issues. Francis Snare discusses in detail the classical philosophical arguments of Plato and Butler in relation to relativism and subjectivism and treats Marx and Nietzsche in regard to the origins and explanation of morality.
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    Morals, Motivation and Convention.Francis Snare - 1993 - Philosophical Review 102 (3):401-405.
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    The Empirical Bases of Moral Scepticism.Francis Snare - 1984 - American Philosophical Quarterly 21 (3):215 - 225.
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  6. The Nature of Moral Thinking.Francis Snare - 1992 - Routledge.
    _The Nature of Moral Thinking_ is an introductory text to the questions of ethics, offering a solid philosophical and historical basis for understanding the central issues. Francis Snare discusses in detail the classical philosophical arguments of Plato and Butler in relation to relativism and subjectivism and treats Marx and Nietzsche in regard to the origins and explanation of morality.
     
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    Misfortune and Injustice: On Being Disadvantaged.Francis Snare - 1986 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 16 (1):39 - 61.
    We can enjoy and suffer many kinds of human goods and evils. The goods include not only experiences and enjoyments but also the having and exercise of various talents and abilities, the receipt of recognitions and rewards, successes, employments, opportunities. The evils include not only pains and frustrations but also defects such as ugliness, disabilities such as paralysis or retardation, lack of standard opportunities such as unemployment, financial loss, failure, disgrace. It is tempting to say that wherever a person has (...)
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    Living the Good Life: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy.The Nature of Moral Thinking.How Should I Live? Philosophical Conversations About Moral Life.Morality. What's in It for Me? A Historical Introduction to Ethics.Gordon Graham, Francis Snare, Randolph M. Feezell, Curtis L. Hancock & William N. Nelson - 1993 - Philosophical Quarterly 43 (171):256-259.
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