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Definition of Ethics

Ethics

  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.

Ethics Quotations

In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
Immanuel Kant

The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
Albert Schweitzer

Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.
Potter Stewart

Ethics are not necessarily to do with being law-abiding. I am very interested in the moral path, doing the right thing.
Kate Atkinson

I admire the military. I guess in a world of villains and heroes, they're my heroes. Their dedication, their commitment, their discipline, their code of ethics.
John Cena
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Ethics Translations

ethics in Dutch is ethiek, zedenkunde, zedenleer
ethics in German is Ethik, Sittenlehre
ethics in Italian is etica, etica
ethics in Norwegian is etikk
ethics in Swedish is etik
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