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PEOPLE
DISTINGUISHED
NORMATIVE
DIFFERENT CULTURES
PHILOSOPHICAL ARGUMENTS
DESCRIPTIVE ETHICS
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Definitions

  1. Descriptive ethics is a form of empirical research into the attitudes of individuals or groups of people.
  2. Descriptive ethics is a value-free approach to ethics, which defines it as a social science (specifically sociology) rather than a humanity. (Web site)
  3. Descriptive ethics is a description of what is or what the facts really are.
  4. Descriptive ethics is often used in arguments that are intended to support moral relativism (a meta-ethical theory about the nature of right and wrong).
  5. Descriptive ethics is simply describing how people behave. (Web site)

People

  1. Descriptive ethics is a form of empirical research into the attitudes of individuals or groups of people.

Distinguished

  1. Philosophical ethics is often called normative ethics and distinguished from descriptive ethics.

Normative

  1. For example, tracking the acceptance of slavery across cultures is the work of descriptive ethics, while prescribing that slavery be avoided is normative.

Different Cultures

  1. Descriptive ethics simply identifies and compares different ethical systems existing in different cultures. (Web site)

Philosophical Arguments

  1. Information that comes from descriptive ethics is, however, also used in philosophical arguments.

Descriptive Ethics

  1. Normative ethics is the branch of the philosophical study of ethics concerned with classifying actions as right and wrong, as opposed to descriptive ethics. (Web site)
  2. Abstract: Prescriptive ethics is distinguished from descriptive ethics, and metaethics is characterized. (Web site)
  3. Descriptive ethics is often used in arguments that are intended to support moral relativism (a meta-ethical theory about the nature of right and wrong).

Categories

  1. Encyclopedia of Keywords > Society > Ethics > Normative Ethics
  2. Philosophical Arguments
  3. Philosophical Study
  4. Different Cultures
  5. Encyclopedia of Keywords > Society > Law > Wrong
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