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The three ethical theories are metaethics, normative ethics and applied ethics. Another term for ethics is moral philosophy. It is the practice of learning about, and recommending practices of right and wrong behavior. More »

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The three types of ethics include descriptive ethics, normative ethics and metaethics, explains Lander University’s Philosophy Department. Each type has a place in the functionality of a society. More »

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The study of ethics allows for a systematized appraisal of the value of human actions and affections. Ethics seeks to discern what is the best course of action in any given situation. Its practical importance rests in it... More »

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The primary distinction between Christian and secular ethics is that the first are derived from Christian teachings, whereas the second are not. Instead, secular ethics claim a mooring in attitudes not beholden to religi... More »

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Most psychologists and researchers agree that ethics can be taught, as did Socrates some 2,500 years ago, which is because ethics requires knowing what a person should do, and that knowledge can be shared. When it comes ... More »

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