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THE NATURE AND CONCEPTS OF ETHICS AND MORALITY
Nature and Definition of Ethics Ethics Ethics ethicos (Greek) ethos (English) = meaning “custom” or “character” ethicos (Greek) ethos (English) = meaning “custom” or “character” Ethics is a philosophical and practical science that deals with the study of the morality of a human act or human conduct Ethics is a philosophical and practical science that deals with the study of the morality of a human act or human conduct
Nature and Definition of Morality Morality Morality Latin word mos or mores which also means “custom” or “tradition” Latin word mos or mores which also means “custom” or “tradition” Morality of human acts refers to the goodness or the badness, or, the rightness or the wrongness of human acts. Hence, Ethics is defined as a normative philosophical science that deals with the goodness or badness, the rightness or the wrongness of human acts. Morality of human acts refers to the goodness or the badness, or, the rightness or the wrongness of human acts. Hence, Ethics is defined as a normative philosophical science that deals with the goodness or badness, the rightness or the wrongness of human acts.

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