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  • a system of moral principles: the ethics of a culture.
  • the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.: medical ethics; Christian ethics.
  • moral principles, as of an individual: His ethics forbade betrayal of a confidence.
  • that branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human conduct, with respect to the rightness and wrongness of certain actions and to the goodness and badness of the motives and ends of such actions.

  • the discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation
  • a set of moral principles : a theory or system of moral values —often used in plural but singular or plural in construction
  • the principles of conduct governing an individual or a group
  • a guiding philosophy
  • a consciousness of moral importance
  • a set of moral issues or aspects (as rightness)

Ethical movement

Grandi etiche a-religiose a confronto: Buddhismo, Epicureismo, Stoicismo Sen

Adam Smith - Teoria dei sentimenti morali

Philosophy: An Online Resource Guide

Morality (

Do-Gooder or Ne'er-Do-Well? Behavioral Science Explains Patterns of Moral Behavior

Suggested readings on morality (

Neuroetica (wikipedia)

Psychology and Ethics (video)

Altruism (BBC Radio)

Etiche a confronto: cattolica vs. laica (UAAR)

Master / Slave Morality in Nietzsche

Meta-ethics (Wikipedia)

Metaethics (SEP)

Metaethics (IEP)

Meta-ethics, Normative Ethics, and Applied Ethics

What is Metaethics?

Metaethics (video)

Science of ethics as science of values or 'metaethics': ethics of developed conscience or 'rational ethics'

Types of Ethical Systems

Erich Fromm

Categorizing Ethics & Morality

Ethics & Morality: Philosophy of Behavior, Choice, and Character

Ethics and Psychology

Introduction to Ethics (

Ethics (International Encyclopedia of Philosophy - IEP)

What is Ethics? (Santa Clara University)

Ethics Updates (San Diego University)

Aristotle's Ethics (Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy)

Ethics-related concepts

Ethics (Wikipedia)

Also known as moral philosophy, is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior.

Belonging and Individuation

Freedom & Belonging

Riscopriamo l'etica (Giorgio Agamben)

Etica laica ed etica cattolica

Etica laica - Etica religiosa

L'inesistenza dell'etica laica (Facebook)

Ethical relativity? (An enquiry into the psychology of ethics.) by Karl Duncker

Man for Himself: An Inquiry Into the Psychology of Ethics (Erich Fromm)

Morale cristiana e etica laica – relazione

Unione Cristiani Cattolici Razionali (UCCR)

Etica laica: un'occasione perduta

Ten Commandments for Ethical Atheists

Erik Ibsen's moral ideals

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