1. Branch of philosophy investigating the nature and content of moral judgements. Also called moral philosophy. 2. Principles of mporaaly right conduct considered appropriate to a specific field.

ETHICS: "Joe was very interested in the ethics of modern medicine and a patients right to privacy."
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