Ethics is a branch of philosophy concerned with moral principles

Ethics is a branch of philosophy concerned with moral principles

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Ethics is a branch of philosophy concerned with moral principles (Oxford University Press, 2009). They are standards by which we conduct ourselves based on principles of right and wrong. Values, too, are based on principles of right and wrong. However, values are more personal and can vary from individual to individual, defining different behaviors within a society, whereas ethics apply to an entire group or society.
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Unformatted text preview: Both values and ethics can define how a society works and cohabitates together by setting certain guidelines. "ethics" A Dictionary of Sociology . John Scott and Gordon Marshall. Oxford University Press 2009. Oxford Reference Online . Oxford University Press. Apollo Group. 22 September 2009 <http://www.oxfordreference.com/views/ENTRY.html?subview=Main&entry=t88.e750>...
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