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final phil essay1 - I. (a) Explain Pojmans view that...

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I. (a) Explain Pojman’s view that affirmative action (AA) unjustly shifts the burden of proof. (b) Explain Pojman’s “Victimization Syndrome”. (c) Give Hettinger’s view on the importance of minority role models; including his response to Pojman’s criticism (be sure to explain Pojman’s criticism). (d) Why does Hettinger think that it is not unjust to fail to hire the most qualified candidate (four-part response)? (e) Give your reasons for agreeing or disagreeing (partially or wholly) with Pojman or Hettinger. A) Pojman’s view that affirmative action unjustly shifts the burden of proof in a usually way where are innocent until proven guilty. We don’t have to prove our innocence we only have to defend guilt, and if there is evidence that’s beats there defenses then they lose. Pojman view that AA puts this on its rear, that we assume guilt of racism or sexism if workforce is homogenous, not diverse but homogenous but the assumption is, “oh look at all those same type of people working in that establishment clearly the hiring was sexist to races”. So this is guilty before being proven guilty. Guilt is being assumed, if you come into the establishment and all you see is all whites or all blacks you assume, “oh they only hire based on their kind”. So we assume that is what motivated the hiring and those they are prejudice or they are they must be sexist to race. What is wrong with this is that you are assuming this guilt; The AA is unjustly shifts the burden of proof on account of an accusation assumed that if you’re not diverse your racist hence being racist is not being diverse. So this leads to disproportionate representation and does not necessarily come from racism or sexism. B) Pojman’s
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