morals vs ethics

morals ethics


  • 1) Plural form of moral.
  • 2) motivation based on ideas of right and wrong.
  • 3) motivation based on ideas of right and wrong


  • 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) Her heart is kind, but her passions are great and her morals few.
  • 2) I don't like it when the law overlaps with morals or ethics.
  • 3) Even if his morals got twisted up the way you suggest, he'd always insist on doing the risky part himself.


  • 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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