Appiah- racisms

Appiah- racisms - 3. Intrinsic racism: members of different...

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Will Hodgkins Phil 112 SS1 2011 Appiah: Racisms Racist propositions (Claims or sentences) 1. Racialism: There are heritable characteristics which allow us to divide people into a small set of races such that members of these races share traits and characteristics that they don’t share with members of other races, where these characteristics go beyond Lare morphology (skin color, hair type…) 2. Extrinsic racism: members of different races differ in respects that warrant differential treatment, respects (like honesty or intelligence) which are uncontroversially acceptable bases for treating people differently.
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Intrinsic racism: members of different races ought to be treated differently, regardless of whether or not they differ in these morally relevant respects. a. Argument against: People should only be treated differently only in regard to their morality and not solely on race. Racist dispositions (Pattern of behavior) 1. Racial prejudice: Tendency to assert propositions about races which are to the advantage of some rather than others and to do so even in the face of evidence that should lead you to give up those propositions....
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