What is ethics?
refers to the specific values, standards Derived from the Greek word “ethos”, which means “way of living”, ethics is a branch of philosophy that is concerned with human conduct, more specifically the behavior of individuals in society. Ethics examines the rational justification for our moral judgments; it studies what is morally right or wrong, just or unjust.
Ethics also, rules, and agreements people adopt for conducting their lives.
Ethics covers the following dilemmas:
How to live a good life?
Our rights and responsibilities
The language of right and wrong
Moral decisions – what is good and bad?
Our concepts of ethics have been derived from religions, philosophies and cultures. They infuse debates on topics like abortion, human rights and professional conduct.