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    The Atheist's Primer.Malcolm Murray - 2010 - Peterborough, CA: Broadview Press.
    _The Athiest’s Primer_ is a concise but wide-ranging introduction to a variety of arguments, concepts, and issues pertaining to belief in God. In lucid and engaging prose, Malcom Murray offers a penetrating yet fair-minded critique of the traditional arguments for the existence of God. He then explores a number of other important issues relevant to religious belief, such as the problem of suffering and the relationship between religion and morality, in each case arguing that atheism is preferable to theism. The (...)
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    Unconsidered preferences.Malcolm Murray - 1998 - South African Journal of Philosophy 17 (4):346-353.
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    A Dialogue Concerning Liberty and Community.Doug Mann & Malcolm Murray - 2001 - Dialogue 40 (2):255-.
    RésuméDans ce dialogue, deux personnages principaux, Philopolis et Éleuthérios, proposent la position communautarienne et la position contractualiste libérale comme fondements de la théorie politique. Le débat se déroule, comme tout bon débat devrait lefaire, autour d'une bouteille de Chardonnay.
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    A catalogue of mistaken interests: Reflections on the desired and the desirable.Malcolm Murray - 2003 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 11 (1):1 – 23.
    To show that morality is in one's interest, the challenge put forward by Hobbes's Foole, we must first be clear what is meant by something's being in one's interest. Defining self-interest in an external or objective sense (so that claiming morality really satisfies her self-interest, albeit in ways she will never appreciate) will not placate the Foole. Self-interest, for the Foole, must be understood in terms that she will endorse. Are such terms possible? Subjective interpretations of self-interest have been accused (...)
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    Concerned parties: When lack of consent is irrelevant.Malcolm Murray - 2004 - Public Affairs Quarterly 18 (2):125-140.
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    Critical Reflection: A Textbook for Critical Thinking.Malcolm Murray & Nebojsa Kujundzic - 2005 - McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP.
    In an era of information overload, our need to learn how to critically evaluate the growing flood of information has never been greater. Critical Reflection showcases the role of reason in a world saturated by media-enhanced persuasion and complex scientific and technological jargon.Drawing from the classic philosophical texts, this engaging textbook on the art of analyzing arguments is also relevant to today's undergraduates in its use of real-life examples and exercises drawn mainly from media and politics. Malcolm Murray and Nebojsa (...)
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    Helping.Malcolm Murray - 1998 - Cogito 12 (1):59-63.
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    Homosexuals and the Adoption Question.Malcolm Murray - 1999 - International Journal of Applied Philosophy 13 (1):105-111.
    In this paper, I claim there is nothing morally wrong with homosexuals adopting children. It is often argued that even if we ought to tolerate homosexuals in society, we must nevertheless forbid them from raising children. This is simply preposterous. There is no good argument for maintaining it, as I hope to demonstrate here.
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    How to Blackmail a Contractarian.Malcolm Murray - 1999 - Public Affairs Quarterly 13 (4):347-361.
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    Morals and Consent: Contractarian Solutions to Ethical Woes.Malcolm Murray - 2017 - Chicago: Mcgill-Queen's University Press.
    How are we meant to behave? And how are we to defend whatever answer we give? Morals and Consent grounds our notion of morality in natural evolution, and from that basis, Malcolm Murray shows why contractarianism is a far more viable moral theory than is widely believed. The scope of Morals and Consent has two main parts: theory and application. In his discussion of theory, Murray defends contractarianism by appealing to evolutionary game theory and metaethical analyses. His main argument is (...)
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  11. Prejudice and Evolutionary Game Theory.Malcolm Murray - 2010 - Public Affairs Quarterly 24 (2):169-186.
    Let us define prejudice as a propensity to treat members of a particular outgroup as having less moral worth than members of one's own group. Racism and sexism are kinds of prejudice, but so, too, is homophobia, as well as some fervent nationalisms.1 Prejudice is viewed as a problem for evolutionary ethics: prejudice clearly exists in our world, yet we also deem prejudice immoral.2 How can an evolutionary account explain the fit of a trait x at the same time as (...)
     
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  12. [Review of the book Self, society and personal choice]. [REVIEW]Malcolm Murray - unknown