Ethics (via Latin ethica from the Ancient Greek ἠθική [φιλοσοφία] "moral philosophy", from the adjective of ἤθος ēthos "custom, habit"), a major branch of philosophy, is the study of values and customs of a person or group. It covers the analysis and employment of concepts such as right and wrong, good and evil, and responsibility. It is divided into three primary areas: meta-ethics (the study of the concept of ethics), normative ethics (the study of how to determine ethical values), and applied ethics (the study of the use of ethical values).
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Justice concerns the proper ordering of things and persons within a society. As a concept it has been subject to philosophical, legal, and theological reflection and debate throughout history. A number of important questions surrounding justice have been fiercely debated over the course of western history: What is justice? What does it demand of individuals and societies? What is the proper distribution of wealth and resources in society: equal, meritocratic, according to status, or some other arrangement? There are myriad possible answers to these questions from divergent perspectives on the political and philosophical spectrum.
- ^ Journal of Economic Literature, 41(4), p. 1188.
Introduction to Ethics
In this lecture we look at the subject matter of ethics, distinguish between moral subjectivism and moral realism, discuss Hume's law, and look at the differ...
Ethics through Media - Dilbert
Ethics as shown in the animated television show Dilbert. Ethics terminology from the book "Human Relations, Interpersonal, Job-Oriented Skills" By Andrew J. ...
A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners (1/7)
Part 1 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". In this episode we examine moral dilemmas, moral truth and moral knowledge, ...
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Peter Singer's Ethics
In this short clip Peter Singer discusses the ethics of poverty and affluence, animal rights, and the radical nature of applied ethics.
How Ethical Are You? Take The Ethics Guy's Quiz on CNN
Dr. Bruce Weinstein, The Ethics Guy, author of the award-winning book "Ethical Intelligence," a Bloomberg Businessweek contributor, and an in-demand keynote ...
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the office, ethics.
His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama: Ethics for Our Time
In this talk His Holiness turns to one of his favorite themes: the importance of compassion. Far from being a uniquely Buddhist concern, the Dalai Lama expla...
Aristotle's Virtue Ethics
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Roll Call (blog)
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:34:26 -0700
In addition to the pie chart, the OCE's quarterly report also reveals that the Ethics Committee is supposed to name two members under investigation on Friday, though no details of the investigation are expected to be released and the Ethics Committee ...
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:35:24 -0700
The fine will be considered by the five-member commission during its July 31 meeting. The commission has the authority to accept the recommendation or increase the penalty. Alfond said in a written statement that he will not contest the fine even if ...
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:45:47 -0700
The District's former chief administrative law judge admitted to ethics violations Tuesday, agreeing to pay a $20,000 fine in a settlement that brings a week-long trial before the D.C. government's ethics board to an early end and closes out more than ...
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:01:08 -0700
Remember, this memo was sent long before the now-infamous LaBerge ethics memo surfaced in public. In that memo, LaBerge claimed that Deal's staffers threatened her to make an ethics complaint “go away.” (Deal's staff doesn't dispute there was contact ...
Imperial Valley News
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:48:45 -0700
San Francisco, California - The President and CEO of the California stem cell agency, C. Randal Mills, today told the agency's governing Board that he is taking a strong stand on personal ethics and integrity. Mills told the Board that earlier this ...
New York Times
New York Times
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:03:48 -0700
Resignations further crippled the commission. In the end, the governor got the Legislature to agree to a package of ethics reforms far less ambitious than those the commission had recommended — a result Mr. Cuomo hailed as proof of the panel's success.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:18:45 -0700
Les Kondo, executive director of the Ethics Commission, initially interpreted the law as requiring disclosure of the statements that were already on file for the year. He sent a memo in early July to affected officials saying their information was ...
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:56:15 -0700
The latest report from the UK's Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) sets out why company directors need to be actively involved in setting and maintaining a company's ethical values. One of the lessons of the 2008 banking crisis has been that ethics ...
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