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What is ethics?....continued

A Definition

The Collins English Dictionary gives the following definitions:

1. (Functioning as singular) the philosophical study of the moral value of human conduct and the rules and principles that ought to govern it; moral philosophy.

2. (Functioning as plural) a social, religious, or civil code of behaviour considered correct, especially that of a particular group, profession or individual.

3. (Functioning as plural) the moral fitness of a decision, course of action, etc.; he doubted the ethics of their verdict.

The following excerpts were taken from "A New Dictionary of Christian Ethics" for deeper definitions of ethics and Christian ethics.

Index to the topic

What is ethics?
A definition
A deeper definition of ethics
A deeper definition of Christian ethics
Why should we bother about ethics
The root of Christian ethics
    a) relationship
    b) freedom
    c) love
    d) responsibility
The Bible in Christian ethics

Other Material
1. Ethics by David J Garrard

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