That branch of philosophy DEALING with VALUES, RELATING to HUMAN CONDUCT, with respect to rightness and wrongness of certain actions, and to the goodness and badness of the motives and ends of such actions.
That branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human conduct as it applies to business transactions.
The character of an individual viewed as a MEMBER of SOCIETY; behavior in terms of the duties, obligations and functions of a citizen.
To hold certain informAtion in trust and not dislcose without proper authorization or authority.
Consists of abstract patterns (the rules, ideas, beliefs shared by members of society) of and for living and dying, which are learned directly or indirectly.
(synonymous w/ ETHICAL) refers to the CUSTOMS, VALUES and STANDARDS of practice of a group, age, or theory intended to be timeless.
A culturally entrenched pattern of behavior made up of: (1) sacred beliefs (2) emotional feelings accompanying the beliefs and (3) overt conduct presumably implementing the beliefs and feelings.
EVALUATES the MEANING of ethical statements and the STRUCTURE and REASONS USED at arriving at normative theories.
TELEOLOGICAL Theory (Consequentialism)
Maintains that the MORALITY OF AN ACTION is KNOWN SOLELY by its CONSEQUENCES. (also known as consequentialism)
Deontological Theory (Non Consequentialism)
Maintains that the morality of an action is DETERMINED by its MOTIVES or in accordance with some rules. (AKA non-consequentialism)
DOES NOT UNDERSTAND the rules or feel a sense of obligation to them. LOOKING to EXPERIENCE that WHICH IS ONLY GOOD, pleasant, or AVOID that which is PAINFUL or BAD
Expectations of social group (family, community, and nation) are supported and maintained