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Ethics vs. Oughtness

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Ethicsnoun

(philosophy) The study of principles relating to right and wrong conduct.

Oughtnessnoun

In ethics, the quality which makes an action dutiful or morally obligatory.

Ethicsnoun

Morality.

Oughtnessnoun

(rare) The state or characteristic of something's being as it ought to be; rightness.

Ethicsnoun

The standards that govern the conduct of a person, especially a member of a profession.

Oughtnessnoun

(rare) The obligatoriness of future actions or future states of affairs which are morally worthy of being produced through human effort.

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Ethicsnoun

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.’;

Oughtnessnoun

The state of being as a thing ought to be; rightness.

Ethicsnoun

motivation based on ideas of right and wrong

Ethicsnoun

the philosophical study of moral values and rules

Ethicsnoun

moral principles that govern a person's behaviour or the conducting of an activity

‘a code of ethics’; ‘medical ethics also enter into the question’;

Ethicsnoun

the moral correctness of specified conduct

‘many scientists question the ethics of cruel experiments’;

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Ethicsnoun

the branch of knowledge that deals with moral principles

‘neither metaphysics nor ethics is the home of religion’;

Ethics

Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that . The field of ethics, along with aesthetics, concerns matters of value; these fields comprise the branch of philosophy called axiology.Ethics seeks to resolve questions of human morality by defining concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong, virtue and vice, justice and crime.

‘involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior’;

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