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Ethics

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Theresa A. Rienzo, BSN, RN, MS, MLIS, AHIP

Associate Librarian Health Sciences

James E. Tobin Library

Molloy College

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P.O. Box 5002

Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002
516-323-3930
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Definition of Ethics?

Main Entry:
eth·ic 
Pronunciation:
\ˈe-thik\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
Middle English ethik, from Middle French ethique, from Latin ethice, from Greek ēthikē, from ēthikos
Date:
14th century
1plural but sing or plural in constr : the discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation
2 a: a set of moral principles : a theory or system of moral values <the present-day materialistic ethic> <an old-fashioned work ethic> —often used in plural but singular or plural in construction <an elaborate ethics><Christian ethics> bplural but sing or plural in constr : the principles of conduct governing an individual or a group <professional ethics> c: a guiding philosophy d: a consciousness of moral importance <forge a conservation ethic>3plural : a set of moral issues or aspects (as rightness) <debated the ethics of human cloning>

 

"ethic." Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. 2009.
Merriam-Webster Online. 16 July 2009
<http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethic

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