Ethics, the ideology of values a society and its members embrace as right and traits they reject as wrong. Ethics are impacted by and reflected in many aspects of life, ranging from politics and business to the arts and literature. By taking a look at what has shaped ethics throughout history, we can better understand the ethical issues in our own lives.
A few dilemmas for you to respond to.
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What do we mean by ethics?
What is the difference between ethics and morality?
A chronological guide and index.
People who have had an impact on ethics.
Often writing serves to bring about a purpose,
and sometimes that purpose is to point out or explore
what is ethical or unethical.
Religion & Philosophy
Thought about right, wrong, and humanity's
purpose and nature is essential to ethics.
Recent works ranging from books to
movies dealing with ethical issues.
Links & Other Sources
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related information on the World Wide Web
and elsewhere, look here.
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July 31, 1997
A lot more art has been completed and added to the site. New survey questions have been added as well. Before today is over, you'll see a lot new here, since today is our last day before the ThinkQuest contest is over.
July 30, 1997
Survey question number 3 has been slightly altered to better address the ethical issues involved as opposed to the legal ones. A fourth answer choice has also been added. You might want to take a look at it now; feel free to answer again if your answer has changed. (Sorry, the view is no longer functional.) If you'd really like to keep our results accurate, you can ask us to remove your old response. Just send a message via our feedback page telling us what you answered before.