Ethics

Definition of Ethics

Eth´ics   Pronunciation: ĕth´ĭks
n.1.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.
The completeness and consistency of its morality is the peculiar praise of the ethics which the Bible has taught.
- I. Taylor.

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aesthetics, allegiance, assigned task, axiology, bounden duty, burden, business, call of duty, casuistry, charge, commitment, cosmology, dedication, deference, devoir, devotion, duties and responsibilities, duty, epistemology, fealty, first philosophy, gnosiology, homage, imperative, line of duty, logic, loyalty, mental philosophy, metaphysics, mission, moral philosophy, must, obligation, ontology, onus, ought, phenomenology, philosophastry, philosophic doctrine, philosophic system, philosophic theory, philosophical inquiry, philosophical speculation, philosophy, place, respect, school of philosophy, school of thought, science of being, self-imposed duty, sophistry, theory of beauty, theory of knowledge, value theory
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