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    What is the primary moral wrong committed by discrimination? What are some primary moral justifications in favor of affirmative action? Is affirmative action justified?

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    The moral wrong committed by discrimination is exemplified in Hellman (2008):

    -A law requires black bus passengers to sit in the back of the bus and white passengers to sit in the front.

    -A school principal asks the students with last names beginning with A to M to sit on the left side of the auditorium and those with last names beginning with N to Z to sit on the right ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution dissects the ills and perils of discrimination. It also discusses the justifications of affirmative action.