Minority Exemptions and Multiculturalism
  1. In what ways can dominant cultures disadvantage minority groups in society? Try to think of examples.
  1. What can we say in favour of granting members of minority groups exemptions from generally applicable laws? Are such arguments plausible?
  1. In what ways might multiculturalism be bad for members of various groups? Does this provide us with a compelling argument against minority exemptions?
  1. What dilemma does the objection from general applicability pose to claims for minority exemptions? How should advocates of these exemptions respond?
  1. Does the fairness objection establish that we should reject minority exemptions? How might defenders of minority exemptions respond to this objection?