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12 terms

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amoral
without moral standards or principles
bioethics
refers to life and death ethical issues and the implications of the application of biological research
deontological
ethical theory based on duty and obligation
ethics
the study of moral choices that conform to professional standards of conduct
etiquette
the prescribed code of courteous social behavior
immoral
not moral
philosophy
a basic viewpoint of the system of values of an individual or society
politics
the profession devoted to governing and to political affairs
shibboleths
any phrase or custom peculiar to a certain class or fraction
teleological
ethical theory concerned with outcome, whether an action produces greater good in the world
values
principles considered desirable
virtue
goodness conforming to the standard of moral excellence