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Unformatted text preview: ne would have to find an agreement on issues which does not, in fact, exist. does What, then, is ethics? Ethics is two things. First, ethics What, refers to well-founded standards of right and wrong that prescribe what humans ought to do, usually in terms of rights, obligations, benefits to society, fairness, or specific virtues. fairness, 10 What is Ethics? Ethics, for example, refers to those standards that Ethics, impose the reasonable obligations to refrain from rape, stealing, murder, assault, slander, and fraud. Ethical standards also include those that enjoin virtues Ethical of honesty, compassion, and loyalty. And, ethical standards include standards relating to And, rights, such as the right to life, the right to freedom from injury, and the right to privacy. Such standards are adequate standards of ethics Such because they are supported by consistent and wellbecause founded reasons. 11 What is Ethics? Secondly, ethics refers to the study and development Secondly, of one's ethical standards. As mentioned above,...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2014 for the course BSC 2501 taught by Professor Frigerio during the Fall '12 term at Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research.

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