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11.7: Vocabulary

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    Ethics are a set of concepts and principles that guide us in determining what behavior constitutes right and wrong conduct.

    Ideals are the principals or values that one actively pursues as a goal.

    Justice refers to the legal or philosophical theory by which fairness is administered.

    Morality refers to intentions, decisions, and actions that are considered “proper” based on standards/principals.

    Values are broad preferences concerning appropriate course of action or outcome. Reflects our sense of what “ought” to be.


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