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    Definition of "Ethics." Explain definition of "ethics." This should be a more substantial definition than "doing the right thing". Has it changed at all? What ethical perspective or principles do you most closely align with, e.g. Utilitarianism: Greatest good for the greatest number. Why?

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    //Ethics is responsible for the behavior and actions of a person. They are defined as the study of the principles being responsible for the moral behavior of an individual. Ethics is the branch dealing with the philosophical study. In this context, the meaning and definition of ethics is explained below. //

    Ethics are referred to as the moral principles and vary from one person to another. They are responsible for the conduct and behavior of a person. They are also referred to as the study of the principles being responsible for an individual's action and code of conduct. The ethics of a person defines the values to be followed by him or her. Ethics is one of the philosophical branches and is related to the pattern of actions of an individual. The meaning and definition of ethics has not changed, and it holds the same meaning as earlier (Gildenhuys, 2004).

    Ethics differ from one person to another and are, therefore, subjective in nature. They form the basis for the behavior and character of a person. They hold an important ...

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