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ethics, plural;
  1. Of or relating to moral principles or the branch of knowledge dealing with these

  1. A set of moral principles, esp. ones relating to or affirming a specified group, field, or form of conduct
    • - the puritan ethic was being replaced by the hedonist ethic

  1. the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group; "the Puritan ethic"; "a person with old-fashioned values"
  2. a system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct
  3. (ethicism) a doctrine that ethics and ethical ideas are valid and important; "his ethicism often led him to moralize"
  4. Ethics (also known as moral philosophy) is a branch of philosophy that addresses questions about morality — that is, concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong, justice, virtue, etc.
  5. a set of principles of right and wrong behaviour guiding, or representative of, a specific culture, society, group, or individual; the morality of an action
  6. (ethicism) The application of ethics; The use of ethics to create competitive advantage in business
  7. The perspective and values engendered by a religious way of thinking.