ethic vs ethics

ethic ethics


  • 1) the morality of an action
  • 2) a set of principles of right and wrong behaviour guiding, or representative of, a specific culture, society, group, or individual.
  • 3) The rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or the members of a profession.
  • 4) The study of the general nature of morals and of the specific moral choices to be made by a person; moral philosophy.
  • 5) A theory or a system of moral values.
  • 6) A set of principles of right conduct.
  • 7) a system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct.
  • 8) the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group.
  • 9) Same as ethics.
  • 10) Moral, relating to morals.
  • 11) (Gram.) a use of the dative of a pronoun to signify that the person or thing spoken of is regarded with interest by some one; as, Quid mihi Celsus agit? How does my friend Celsus do?
  • 12) Of, or belonging to, morals; treating of the moral feelings or duties; containing percepts of morality; moral
  • 13) Same as ethical.
  • 14) Sameasethical.


  • 1) The standards that govern the conduct of a person, especially a member of a profession.
  • 2) Morality.
  • 3) philosophy The study of principles relating to right and wrong conduct.
  • 4) 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
  • 5) A particular system of principles and rules concerning moral obligations and regard for the rights of others, whether true or false; rules of practice in respect to a single class of human actions and duties: as, social ethics; medical ethics.
  • 6) The whole of the moral sciences; natural jurisprudence.
  • 7) The science of right conduct and character; the science which treats of the nature and grounds of moral obligation and of the rules which ought to determine conduct in accordance with this obligation; the doctrine of man's duty in respect to himself and the rights of others.


  • 1) To say he has a strong work ethic would be putting it mildly.
  • 2) The most important thing to teach my daughters is to have a strong work ethic.
  • 3) He has tremendous work ethic and determination.
  • 4) The series was criticised for testing the boundaries of medical ethics, under which plastic surgery procedures are prohibited from being awarded as prizes.
  • 5) A strong work ethic can conquer all, he insists.
  • 6) We employ 200 students in our union, giving you a great work ethic while still studying.
  • 7) The group brought in a code of ethics explicitly banning such attacks.
  • 8) This sprang from a rarely expressed but firmly held set of views on ethics and religious beliefs.
  • 9) Whether you do depends on ethics and morals.
  • 10) It gives people a work ethic and all sorts of skills in life.
  • 11) There is a massive work ethic and personal responsibility.
  • 12) It is also the fulcrum of one of the most important arguments in modern medical ethics.
  • 13) That was a violation of my ethics.
  • 14) Why should women be more likely to embrace social responsibility and ethics?
  • 15) The young squad he has assembled have a strong work ethic and are improving all the time.
  • 16) It has also introduced a code of ethics.
  • 17) This common moral ethic provided a pivotal point of reference.
  • 18) His work ethic has stunned people at the club.
  • 19) Nowadays the very concept of personal ethics has become problematic in one domain after another.
  • 20) During the fellowship he plans to write two books on medical law and ethics and to lecture.
  • 21) They value being part of a business which has social responsibility and ethics at its heart.
  • 22) We still have the same humility, the same group ethic.
  • 23) At this point, you might be questioning the ethics of our study.
  • 24) But where is Continental philosophy in medical ethics?
  • 25) The other is a group ethic, whereby loyalty and mutual assistance are viewed as overriding values.
  • 26) I loved their work ethic and determination.
  • 27) I know the determination and work ethic he has always had to make sure he does the job right.
  • 28) But our department chair has this list of criteria for appropriate feedback, which she calls our ethic of conversation.
  • 29) Demand the newspaper journalist's born after 1973 have completed a course in ethic's.
  • 30) Penner's work ethic is very strong: it has to be, as he is the sole supporter for his wife a homemaker, and for five children.
  • 31) In addition to being a repository for textbooks covering a wide range of subjects and educational levels, its ethic is taken from the digital music world, he said — rip, burn and mash.
  • 32) In hunter gatherer societies, the primary social ethic is equal 'sharing' - in which the majority gang-up to demigrate anyone who seems likely to become too dominant.
  • 33) But most important, Bruschi wants to make sure the club's team-first work ethic is embraced by those who follow in his footsteps.
  • 34) ‘The ethic of public service was passed on from his father, who worked in the island's customs office.’
  • 35) ‘The programme was also intended to develop the ethic of natural resource conservation.’
  • 36) ‘Miller was a persistent critic not of commerce, but of the commercial ethic as an all-embracing ideology.’
  • 37) ‘For an ethic is not an ethic, and a value not a value without some sacrifice to it.’
  • 38) ‘Today, the religious element of that work ethic has largely gone - but the ethic itself remains.’
  • 39) ‘Is the core ethic of our society to maximise personal wealth?’
  • 40) ‘This was the reality of the collectivist ethic in which each should be striving for all, not for himself and his own.’
  • 41) ‘Over the past three decades environmentalism has evolved from a social movement to a societal ethic.’
  • 42) ‘Christians have occasionally suggested that all of society should run on an ethic of brotherly love.’
  • 43) ‘It asserts the value of a socialist ethic that de-emphasises self-promotion.’
  • 44) ‘Underlying this system is an ethic that seems to value discipline and sacrifice for their own sake.’
  • 45) ‘It is a rational, utilitarian, practical ethic, deeply American and consumerist.’
  • 46) ‘Gender equality may not be too far off, given that action sports typically enjoy a community ethic.’
  • 47) ‘But a strong work ethic was instilled in him at an early age.’
  • 48) ‘Maybe I do have a residual Protestant work ethic after all.’
  • 49) ‘Buddhism does have a strong sexual ethic, but not a repressive one.’
  • 50) ‘The language of social justice also needs to be moderated and shaped by an ethic of care.’
  • 51) ‘The original culture, with its strict mores enforcing an ethic of sharing, is apparently losing its dominance.’
  • 52) ‘Together, we will need to build a new ethic of global stewardship.’
  • 53) ‘Acting on strong moral convictions ought to be part of an ethic of responsibility.’
  • 54) ‘His writings and addresses increasingly dealt with the ethics and morality of the end of life.’
  • 55) ‘I think there is an ethic question here.’
  • 56) ‘Of course these ethic questions must be answered in the comfort of your own home safe and warm at night.’


  • 1) He lent me a book about art and ethics by the British philosopher Hume.
  • 2) This manipulation of masses of people was an unforgivable violation of his cetic ethics.
  • 3) However, my sympathy didn't override my professional ethics.
  • 4) Of course, most meaningful assignments involved a breach of the psychiatrist's code of ethics.
  • 5) Matthew, who happens to be a bit lacking in ethics, is a key executive for a major pharmaceutical company.
  • 6) The term ethics is the most ancient, as dating from Aristotle himself; ēthos, radically related to ethos, from the root ezō, “to set” and
  • 7) It is evident at once that according to these definitions ethics is something entirely other than what is usually understood thereby in the scientific world; and it involves not a little courage to undertake to justify the applying of the term ethics to this extensive field.
  • 8) "Copernican revolution in philosophy", as he termed it: the most fundamental revolution in the whole history of epistemology; and his ethics is the most important one since Aristotle's.
  • 9) ‘I'm not saying that ethics committees that question research proposals are always being pedantic.’
  • 10) ‘Now the couple have been told the private clinic in England is willing to put their case to its ethics committee.’
  • 11) ‘The study was performed in accordance with the regulations laid down by the hospital's ethics committee.’
  • 12) ‘The local research ethics committee approved our study.’
  • 13) ‘The trial was approved by the four local ethics committees.’
  • 14) ‘Ethical approval was obtained from 11 local research ethics committees.’
  • 15) ‘Our own ethics committee has an important role in guiding us.’
  • 16) ‘Needless to say, careful review of all clinical trials by properly constituted ethics committees must continue.’
  • 17) ‘I'm curious to know what your ethics committee and university thought of your proposal to do this work?’
  • 18) ‘An essential characteristic of a profession is the need for its members to abide by a code of ethics.’
  • 19) ‘Problems of both personal and company ethics are often a concern within the field of business, business management, marketing, international business and other areas taught within the School of Business.’
  • 20) ‘Science cannot establish the dignity of human soul, nor can it promote ethics and morality in a society.’
  • 21) ‘Conflicting loyalties pose a problem for perioperative nurses dealing with the ethics of advocacy.’
  • 22) ‘Admittedly, many doctors fret about the ethics of sponsorship deals.’
  • 23) ‘He also links to some info on a new study being done on the ethics and moral foundations of capitalism.’
  • 24) ‘It is right here that morals and ethics can and often do go out the door.’
  • 25) ‘Some of the new regulations currently in effect are aimed at raising the moral ethics of our people.’
  • 26) ‘In view of these new possibilities, science sees dogmatic ethics and the moral burdens of history as obstacles on the road to progress.’
  • 27) ‘If they let this one slide by, it means that they have no morals and no ethics.’
  • 28) ‘These questions are subjective and involve our personal and professional ethics and philosophies.’
  • 29) ‘The movie raises a lot of legitimate questions about the ethics and philosophical ramifications of cloning.’
  • 30) ‘They thought that fundamental principles of ethics could be seen to be true by the natural light of reason.’
  • 31) ‘Either way the technical difference between moral philosophy and ethics is so minimal as to be irrelevant.’
  • 32) ‘Surely they're old enough to learn about ethics and moral philosophy, tailored to their age.’
  • 33) ‘Arnold Geulincx, a Flemish philosopher, produced a treatise on ethics along Cartesian lines in 1655.’
  • 34) ‘He also taught classes on ethics and ancient philosophy.’
  • 35) ‘We all know, without the help of philosophy or ethics that we should, in normal circumstances, pay our debts and keep our promises.’
  • 36) ‘Can the scientific theories of Charles Darwin really contribute to our philosophical understanding of ethics?’
  • 37) ‘Like Marx, he developed not only a theory of economics, but a theory of history, philosophy, and ethics.’
  • 38) ‘When it came to a philosophy of politics and ethics, again Archytas based his ideas on mathematical foundations.’
  • 39) ‘Within this context, philosophy and ethics still have a crucial role to play.’
  • 40) ‘The great theological battles are all built on the philosophical foundations of ethics.’
  • 41) ‘He has published more than a dozen articles, chiefly on ancient philosophy and ethics.’
  • 42) ‘This is why they devote so much of their time to philosophy, theology and ethics.’
  • 43) ‘Such questions lie more properly within the realm of ethics and philosophy.’
  • 44) ‘Much more important were al-Tusi's contributions to philosophy and ethics.’
  • 45) ‘From its beginning, ontology has always intimately related to ethics and politics.’

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