ethicism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ethicism a doctrine that ethics and ethical ideas are valid and important "his ethicism often led him to moralize"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ethicism Ethical quality or spirit; tendency to moralize.
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Quotations

  • Manly Hall
    Manly Hall
    “A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.”
  • Freda Adler
    Freda Adler
    “Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.”
  • Adrian Cadbury
    Adrian Cadbury
    “Shelving hard decisions is the least ethical course.”
  • Georg Hegel
    Georg%20Hegel
    “Education is the art of making man ethical.”
  • V. Raymond Edman
    V. Raymond Edman
    “Evangelical faith without Christian ethics is a travesty on the gospel.”
  • Sir John Harvey
    Sir John Harvey
    “It horrifies me that ethics is only an optional extra at Harvard Business School.”

Usage

In literature:

But this attitude obviously laid on the ethical lover of Ibsen a not inconsiderable obligation.
"George Bernard Shaw" by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Though such unions may be ethically justifiable, yet they would often be impracticable; the limits will be discussed in the next chapter.
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
No one can successfully assail the ethics of this appeal.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
This practically includes most of the psychology and ethics of Buddhism.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Art came before aesthetics, and righteousness before ethics.
"A Preface to Politics" by Walter Lippmann
Atheism saps and undermines the very foundation of Ethics.
"Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws" by James Buchanan
Furthermore, his sense of right and wrong, his Ethical Sense, grows up upon this sense of the social bond.
"The Story of the Mind" by James Mark Baldwin
The ethical features of the texts can, without much question, be put down as the work of the later editors.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
Ethics and mentality normal.
"The New Society" by Walther Rathenau
Love to men and to God is an accepted definition of religion, and ethics is grounded on that principle.
"Society" by Henry Kalloch Rowe
The ethics of the Bible and the ethics of nature, as wrought out by the earnest heathen philosophers, mainly agree.
"Usury" by Calvin Elliott
Ethics includes politics, the theory of the duty of man as a citizen, as well as the ethics of the individual.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
I haven't got any ethical standards for you.
"A Bed of Roses" by W. L. George
Boston is always stirring with "new ideas" and with the passion for a broader ethical and religious development.
"The Arena" by Various
The answer was, of course, not quite a good one; I felt it could not be supported on ethical grounds.
"Lodges in the Wilderness" by William Charles Scully
Here is where the office of true ethic comes in.
"Modern Society" by Julia Ward Howe
As a way of adjusting Israel's national hope to monotheism it is not comparable with the prophetic way of ethics and inwardness.
"Religion and the War" by Various
This attribute, which is an ethical one, is not added to the attribute of Becoming any more than "becoming" was superadded to "freedom.
"The Reform of Education" by Giovanni Gentile
There was nothing peculiar in their moral precepts or usages, nothing that should effect a change in the received ethics of the nation.
"The Cradle of the Christ" by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
Within a few years a strong demand has arisen for ethical teaching in the schools.
"The Teacher" by George Herbert Palmer
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In poetry:

Poems of ethical thought is she,
Divinely sung on every page;
All her womanly heart engaged
With love of me, with love of me.
"My List Of Beautiful Things" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
My family ghosts I fought and routed,
Their values, though, I never doubted:
I thought the Protestant Work-Ethic
Both practical and sympathetic.
"Doggerel" by W H Auden
All nations live by ideals; but in need
They linger with no ethic obsolete;
They bend the knee to no unfriendly creed;
But tramp their values firm beneath an army's feet.
"Reason And Honour " by Eden Phillpotts
Starve thou the soul of the world,
Brother, as I the body !
Shall we not glut our lust
On these wretches whom Fate hath hurled
To a hell of jesus and shoddy,
Dung and ethics and dust ?
"The Twins" by Aleister Crowley

In news:

Under normal circumstances, it might seem like a grievous lapse of medical ethics.
Scholars Debate the Ethical Issues.
How can psychologists ethically help the Catholic Church screen out gay priests.
Cohen's ' Elan Guy' Martoma Dropped Ethics for Hedge Fund.
Set between Card's Hugo and Nebula–winning Ender 's Game (1985) and Speaker for the Dead (1986), this philosophical novel covers familiar events, but puts new emphasis on their ethical ramifications.
ALBANY — The New York State Funeral Directors Association (NYSFDA) has adopted an enforceable Code of Ethics which will apply to all members of the statewide trade association.
Given the news media's historic reticence about admitting screw-ups, I have no idea whether we are more or less ethical than in recent decades.
The Haslam family shares a solid work ethic.
Ethics black eyes mar military's top brass.
Sense of entitlement behind military ethics scandals.
Ethical cloud hovers over Citizens Property Insurance.
Time to update attitude about sex: Ethically Speaking.
GLOBAL ETHICS FORUM Season 5, Episode 06: Gentile .
The company that's putting profit ahead of ethics.
From reconnaissance to bomb-defusal to launching attacks, military robots are on the march, raising knotty ethical quandaries.
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In science:

Provisions obliging all beneficiaries to ensure that any use of the FuturICT results by them, or by any outside organisation with which they collaborate, adheres to FuturICT’s ethical standards and its guidelines on the responsible use of its results.
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FuturICT is committed to transparency, openness and ethical behaviour. The project will be under public scrutiny and subject to ethical guidance.
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The FuturICT project will direct its work to helping policy-makers to address these problems with a pluralistic, value-oriented, democratic approach and within a balanced ethical framework.
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Second, the project as a whole exemplifies the aim to promote the development of responsive, responsible, and ethical ICT.
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Researchers will be required to alert public authorities to the ethical and practical implications of the ICT research outcomes, as and when particular issues become apparent within the research process.
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The FuturICT Ethics Board will ensure that the Flagship develops and applies technologies that safeguard against invasions of privacy and manipulation, and will oversee all data collection activities, and develop policies and training for the collection and mining of large-scale datasets in an ethical manner.
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The Ethics Board will commence its work with a review of state-of-the-art frameworks and mechanisms safeguarding security and privacy - particularly relevant are those developed by existing FET projects in PerAda, such as ATRACO.
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In close collaboration with Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences at Newcastle University, the project has evaluated the status of regulations and legislation on the use of human developmental material and surveys professional standards .
An e-Infrastructure for Collaborative Research in Human Embryo Development
While we fully intend to do this, we want to delay the unveiling of our results until after the forecasted event has passed to avoid potential issues of liability, ethics and speculation.
The Financial Bubble Experiment: advanced diagnostics and forecasts of bubble terminations
Ethical and legal aspects of human subjects research on the internet.
Introducing Automated Regression Testing in Open Source Projects
Research ethics for studying Open Source projects.
Introducing Automated Regression Testing in Open Source Projects
This study was approved by the Science and Ethics Committee of our institute.
Natural gaits of the non-pathological flat foot and high-arched foot
The absence of a reply to our Comment, and the lack of uploading of v2 of the paper being commented on, is a serious matter of violation of ethics.
Placebo-controlled trials and active-control trials in the evaluation of new treatments. part 1: Ethical and scientific issues.
The assessment and planning of non-inferiority trials for retention of effect hypotheses - towards a general approach
Lewison, M.: Conflicts of interest? The ethics of usury.
An Application Specific Informal Logic for Interest Prohibition Theory
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