ethics

  1. motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
  2. the philosophical study of moral values and rules

Ethics

self-imposed design standards within which individual paperfolding designers may (or may not) choose to work, such as, for instance, whether to allow the use of cuts, glue or decoration etc and whether to work only from squares, regular polygons, convex shapes etc.

Ethics

Ethics (from the Greek ethikos, 'dealing with nature'), in philosophy, can roughly be characterised as dividing into three parts: normative ethics; practical ethics; and meta-ethics. Normative ethics is the study of general normative principles or virtues. There are various doctrines concerning general normative principles. Altruists hold that when...
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ethics

Type: Term Pronunciation: eth′iks Definitions: 1. The branch of philosophy that deals with the distinction between right and wrong, with the moral consequences of human actions.
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Ethics

Standards of conduct or moral judgement.
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ethics

[Noun] Moral rules or principles which guide how people behave.
Example: It is against medical ethics for a doctor to discuss his patients with other people.
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ethics

[n] - the philosophical study of moral values and rules
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Ethics

A generic term for various ways of understanding and examining the moral conduct of human behaviour and actions. Some approaches are normative (ie they set standards of right of good action) others are descriptive (ie they report on what people believe and how they act).
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ethics

Branch of philosophy concerned with the systematic study of human values. It involves the study of theories of conduct and goodness, and of the meanings of moral terms. In ancient India and China,...
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Ethics

A set of principles that may help us to know how to behave and inform our decision-making
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Ethics

Eth'ics noun [ Confer French éthique . See Ethic .] The science of human duty; the body of rules of duty drawn from this science; a particular system of principles and rules concerting duty, whether true or false; rules of practice in respect to a single class of human actions; as, politica...
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ethics

The philosophy or code pertaining to what is ideal in human character and conduct. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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ethics

moral philosophy noun the philosophical study of moral values and rules
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Ethics

Standards of conduct or moral judgment.
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ethics

(eth´iks) a branch of philosophy dealing with values pertaining to human conduct, considering the rightness and wrongness of actions and the goodness or badness of the motives and ends of such actions. systematic rules or principles governing right conduct. Each practitioner, upon entering a profession, is...
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Ethics

• (n.) The science of human duty; the body of rules of duty drawn from this science; a particular system of principles and rules concerting duty, whether true or false; rules of practice in respect to a single class of human actions; as, political or social ethics; medical ethics.
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Ethics

(from the article `Bonhoeffer, Dietrich`) From 1940 to 1943 Bonhoeffer worked intermittently on a volume on Christian ethics but completed only fragments, which were published posthumously ...
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Ethics

(from the article `Spinoza, Benedict de`) ...as a series of theorems derived by necessary steps from self-evident premises expressed in terms that are either self-explanatory or defined with ... The rationalist metaphysics of the Dutch-Jewish philosopher Benedict de Spinoza derives from Descartes. Spinoza wrote his Ethics (1677) in ... ...
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ethics

the discipline concerned with what is morally good and bad, right and wrong. The term is also applied to any system or theory of moral values or ... [47 related articles]
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Ethics

[journal] Ethics is an academic journal established in 1890 as the International Journal of Ethics, renamed in 1938, and published since 1923 by the University of Chicago Press. The journal covers scholarly work in moral, political, and legal philosophy from a variety of intellectual perspectives, including social and political theory, law,...
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ethics

ethics, in philosophy, the study and evaluation of human conduct in the light of moral principles. Moral principles may be viewed either as the standard of conduct that individuals have constructed for themselves or as the body of obligations and duties that a particular society requires of its memb...
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Ethics

(Gr. ta ethika, from ethos) Ethics (also referred to as moral philosophy) is that study or discipline which concerns itself with judgments of approval and disapproval, judgments as to the rightness or wrongness, goodness or badness, virtue or vice, desirability or wisdom of actions, dispositions, ends, objects, or states of affairs. There are two ....
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ethics

Branch of philosophy concerned with the systematic study of human values. It involves the study of theories of conduct and goodness, and of the meanings of moral terms. In ancient India and China, sages like Buddha and Lao Zi made recommendations about how people should live, as Jesus and Muhammad did in later centuries. However, ethics as a system...
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ETHICS

The branch of philosophy that deals with moral issues. Key questions in ethics include: What is it right (or wrong) to do? Do the intentions behind an action determine its goodness or does the actual outcome of the action matter more? Are there any universal ethical rules?
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Ethics

[disambiguation] Ethics, a major branch of philosophy, encompasses right conduct and good living. Ethics may also refer to: ==Applied ethics== ==Literature== ==Miscellanea== ...
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