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.
- ^ ThinkQuest Article on Animal Rights
- ^ The Moral Status of Animals (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
- ^ Harrison, Ross. Jeremy Bentham, in Honderich, Ted. (ed.) The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, Oxford, 1995, pp. 85-88. See also Jeremy Bentham, The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
- ^ Jeremy Bentham: His Life and Impact--jk
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:54:17 -0700
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:00:00 -0700
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:56:15 -0700
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:20:50 -0700
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:56:15 -0700
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