Discrimination is problematic mainly because it is dehumanizing. If one person
treats another one differently based on race, age or gender, then that person is ...
Aug 8, 2014 ... The question is a bit odd, though, because although these days most people
know that discrimination is wrong, few actually understand why.
By PAUL WOODRUFF. THE trouble with compensatory discrimination in favour of
a group, say its critics, is that it is discrimination. It is morally wrong because.
As we have seen, discrimination, in its moralized sense ... kind of wrong, viz., the
wrong of discrimination in general.
Deborah Hellman develops a much-needed general theory of discrimination.
She demonstrates that many familiar ideas about when discrimination is wrong ...
Apr 5, 2015 ... Discrimination: noun discrim·ina·tion: The ability to recognize the difference
between things that are of good quality and those that are not ...
Philosophers and lawyers often inquire when discrimination is wrong, or what
makes for wrongful discrimination.1 With few notable exceptions,2 the question ...
(Hellman fails to discuss authors who argue that discrimination is wrong only
when it violates ... On this theory, discrimination is wrong when it fails to track
something “discrimination” is to criticize it, to assert that it is wrong. But of course
the .... when discrimination is morally permissible and when it is not. This puzzle.
She demonstrates that many familiar ideas about when discrimination is wrong―
when it is motivated by prejudice, grounded in stereotypes, or simply departs ...