Category: Ethics & Human Interface

Ethics: Essence of Ethics

  What is the essence of ethics? If you refer to any standard text book for ethics (for civil services) then the content which is given there is absolutely irrelevant. In order to understand what is the essence of ethics, we need to take a close look at ‘What is Ethics‘. If you would observe

Ethics: What is Ethics?

If you type on google “what is Ethics”, then you’ll find numerous definitions from different websites. Few of them are: Ethics is a set of guiding principles of rightness and wrongness of a deliberate human action. It is a systematic study of human actions from the point of view of rightfulness and wrongfulness, as means

The Essence of Morality

THE ESSENCE OF MORALITY    Morality concerns the fundamental reason why some actions are good and others are evil. It is a test to find out what acts are good and what acts are evil. It is a search for criteria to assess the goodness or badness of human action. There are several schools of

What is Morality?

Definition of Morality: Ethics focuses not only on human action but also on its morality. Once we decide that an action is human, then that action becomes subject matter for ethics. It is an important function of ethics to figure out whether particular human actions are moral or not. Morality involves the examination of human

Determinants of Ethics

The factors in human behaviour that determine whether it is good or bad depend on: Individual person. Culture or country of an individual. Determined by value system, education level, religious beliefs, experiences, work culture etc. Ethics in Governance is determined by social, political, economic, judicio-legal, historical or cultural context of the country. Three determinants of