Public Affairs Quarterly 14 (3):205-224 (2000)

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Stephen Kershnar
Fredonia State University
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In this paper, I argue for the following thesis: racial and ethic groups differ in their per capita intrinsic moral value. My argument rests on the notion that autonomy is a ground for intrinsic moral value and the notion that there are individual and group differences in autonomy. I then argue that the implications of this per capita difference between racial and ethnic groups are in some cases significant in that they are relevant to both public policy and private action.
Keywords Intrinsic Value  Race  Ethnicity  Autonomy  Racism  Intrinsic Value  Discrimination  Racism
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