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Definition 1: the philosophical study of moral values and rules - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for ethics in the sense of this definition

(ethics is a kind of ...) the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

(... is a kind of ethics ) the branch of ethics that studies moral values in the biomedical sciences

(... is a kind of ethics ) moral philosophy based on the application of general ethical principles to resolve moral dilemmas

(... is a kind of ethics ) an ethical system that evaluates actions by reference to personal well-being through a life based on reason

(... is a kind of ethics ) an ethical system that evaluates the pursuit of pleasure as the highest good

(ethics is the domain which ... is member of) (ethics) the theory that the pursuit of your own welfare in the basis of morality

(ethics is the domain which ... is member of) (ethics) a doctrine holding that moral statements have a truth value

(ethics is the domain which ... is member of) (ethics) a doctrine holding that moral statements prescribe appropriate attitudes and behavior

Definition 2: motivation based on ideas of right and wrong - [noun denoting motive]

Synonyms for ethics in the sense of this definition

(ethics is a kind of ...) the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior

"we did not understand his motivation" "he acted with the best of motives"

(... is a kind of ethics ) the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle

(... is a kind of ethics ) motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions

(... is a kind of ethics ) a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul

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