PEDS 401 Midterm

  1. Define axiology
    The branch of philosophy dealing with value, such as ethics, aesthetics or religion
  2. Define Ethics
    the branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human conduct, with respect to the rightness and wrongess of certain actions and the goodness and badness of motives and ends of such actions
  3. How is ethics manifested?
    through behaviour, the act, what is said and what is left unsaid
  4. How is ethics assessed?
    Through the application of ethical inquiry, critical and moral reasoning
  5. Define morality
    It's the motives, intentions and actions of an individual's actions and how they are directed towards others and how these are judged by the greater society
  6. List and define the two categories of morality.
    • 1) Metaethics (theoretical approach) = the aspect of ethical theory that is concerned with the logical form of ethical beliefs
    • 2) Applied Ethics (practical approach) = directed toward all aspects of life and certain occupations such as medical ethics, sport ethics, etc.
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PEDS 401 Midterm