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Carl Knight
University of Glasgow
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Discrimination might be considered unjust on account of the comparative disadvantage it imposes, the absolute disadvantage it imposes, the disrespect it shows, or the prejudice it shows. This article argues that each of these accounts overlooks some cases of unjust discrimination. In response to this state of affairs we might combine two or more of these accounts. A promising approach combines the comparative disadvantage and absolute disadvantage accounts.
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Counterfactual Discrimination.D. C. Matthew - 2017 - South African Journal of Philosophy 36 (4):495-504.

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