Australasian Philosophical Review 5 (2):179-188 (2021)

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Caroline West
University of Sydney
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ABSTRACT In ‘Just Words: On Speech and Hidden Harm: An Overview and an Application’, Mary Kate McGowan argues that some racist speech in public places should be made unlawful in the United States for the same reason that sexist behaviour in the workplace is already legally actionable—namely, to protect individuals from a hostile discriminatory environment. While McGowan may be correct that some public racist speech may constitute an act of discrimination in some morally significant sense, I present several reasons for doubting that such speech constitutes a hostile discriminatory environment in the relevant legal sense.
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