Utilitarian And Kantian Argument Analysis

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Utilitarian’s argue that social productivity is raised when jobs are awarded on the basis of merit. They feel that race, sex, and religion are unrelated to job performance, and as such have nothing to do with merit. The allocation of jobs on the basis of race, sex, and religion is inefficient, and under Utilitarian principles, is morally wrong. On the other hand, the Kantian argument views discrimination as wrong because it treats people as a means to an end to the social obligation that the discrimination serves. These can be racist and sexist discrimination or reverse discrimination found in affirmative action. Kantians would also argue that discrimination is a not a comprehensive practice, and that those who discriminate would not want

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