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What is meant by the term ethics?

Ethics is one of the main branches of philosophy.

Ethics is concerned with ideas such as what is right or wrong behavior. There are 3 main branches of eithics:

1. Meta-ethics is to look more abstractly at ethics. Meta is a greek word to mean above or beyond so Meta-ethics means to look beyond eithics. We ask questions like 'Can we ever know what is right or wrong?'

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8 months ago

Ethics embody a set of morally accepted standards that distinguishes between what is good or bad.

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Ethics is a system of values ​​that people generally consider good and repellent to evil according to liberal philosophy, which is what distinguishes a person from others. It has been said that it is a form of human awareness and is also considered a set of values ​​and principles that move people and peoples such as justice, freedom and equality so that they rise to the point that they become a... more

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9 months ago

The word ethics refers to moral principles that determine the decisions they make and their activities

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9 months ago

Ethics are moral principles that determine a person's behaviour or activity. Whether it is right or wrong, honesty, dishonesty totally depends upon persons ethics.

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10 months ago

At its simplest, ethics is a system of moral principles. They affect how people make decisions and lead their lives. Ethics is concerned with what is good for individuals and society and is also described as moral philosophy. Our concepts of ethics have been derived from religions, philosophies and cultures. They infuse debates on topics like abortion, human rights and professional conduct.

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From a philosopher’s point of view, ethics is the field of knowledge that deals with moral principles. The tasks for moral philosophy are commonly thought to be four-fold: (i) Prescribing moral oughts, (ii) Describing what morality is, (iii) Vindicating morality and explaining why one should be moral, and (iv) Critique - proposing areas for change in contemporary social practice.

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