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What is Philosophical Ethics?

Left to right: Plato, Kant, Nietzsche, Buddha, Confucius, Averroes

Ethics is that part of philosophy which deals with the good and bad, or right and wrong, in human conduct. It asks: What is the good? What should I do? What is a good life? Is morality objective or subjective? Is it absolute or relative? Why should I be moral? What is the relationship between self-interest and morality? Where does morality come from? Continue reading What is Philosophical Ethics?