Ethics is a system of moral principles derived from the Greek word “ethos” which means habit or character. 

  • As a discipline, ethics is a part of moral philosophy which goes into identifying and building principles of right or wrong conduct. 
  • As a practice, ethics provides us set of rules and principles that guide our conduct as right or wrong. 

Ethics are a system of rules widely accepted by society. Ethics can also be called public morality. 

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