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

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

Ethics

Ethics, sometimes known as moral philosophy, is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct, often addressing disputes of moral diversity. The term comes from the Greek word ἠθικός ethikos from ἦθος ethos, which means `custom, habit`. The superfield within philoso.....
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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

(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

(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

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

moral philosophy noun the philosophical study of moral values and rules
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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

[Scientology] According to the Church of Scientology, `ethics may be defined as the actions an individual takes on himself to ensure his continued survival across the dynamics. It is a personal thing. When one is ethical, it is something he does himself by his own choice.` According to founder L. Ron Hubbard`s teachings, Scientology ethics ...
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Ethics

[Watsuji] Ethics (Rinrigaku) is a work of ethical theory by the Japanese philosopher Tetsuro Watsuji, its three volumes were first published in 1937, 1942, and 1949 respectively. ==Summary== Watsuji develops a communitarian ethics in terms of the `betweenness` (aidagara) of persons based on the Japanese notion of self as ningen, whose two c...
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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

A federal or state tax imposed on an individual's assets inherited by heirs.
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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

A philosophy principle concerned with opinions about appropriate and inappropriate moral conduct or
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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

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

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

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

Ethics, also called corporate or business ethics, is often referred to as a code of conduct or set of beliefs that dictate what is right, wrong, fair, and unfair. The accounting profession is based on morals and ethics. We as accountants and CPAs are required to uphold strict ethical standards because most of the time we are fiduciaries to third pa...
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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

motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
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Ethics

Standards of conduct or moral judgement.
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