Differentiation of intentions, decisions and actions between those that are distinguished as proper and those that are improper (wrong).- Morality
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Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that "involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior".
Study of the nature, scope, and meaning of moral judgment.
Some theorists argue that a metaphysical account of morality is necessary for the proper evaluation of actual moral theories and for making practical moral decisions; others reason from opposite premises and suggest that studying moral judgments about proper actions can guide us to a true account of the nature of morality.
Virtue (virtus) is moral excellence.
Normative ethics is the study of ethical behaviour, and is the branch of philosophical ethics that investigates the questions that arise regarding how one ought to act, in a moral sense.
In most contexts, the concept of good denotes the conduct that should be preferred when posed with a choice between possible actions.
A sense of moral judgment and a distinction "right and wrong, good and bad" are cultural universals.
Best to live , or to describe the significance of different actions.
Values tend to influence attitudes and behavior and these types include ethical/moral values, doctrinal/ideological (religious, political) values, social values, and aesthetic values.
Amorality is an absence of, indifference towards, disregard for, or incapacity for morality.
German philosopher and one of the central Enlightenment thinkers.
Kant believed that reason is also the source of morality, and that aesthetics arise from a faculty of disinterested judgment.
Act of matching attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors to group norms, politics or being like-minded.
This is often referred to as groupthink: a pattern of thought characterized by self-deception, forced manufacture of consent, and conformity to group values and ethics, which ignores realistic appraisal of other courses of action.
Intentions are mental states in which the agent commits themselves to a course of action.
It is often suggested that the agent's intentions play a central role in the moral value of the corresponding actions.