A Personal Code Of Ethics Essay

937 Words Nov 12th, 2016 4 Pages
Introduction
Understanding the importance of ethics is critical in order to consciously work to develop and effectively use ethics. Therefore, accepting the importance of one’s ethical philosophy will result in ethical decision-making therefore subsequently, developing the ability to put ethical theory into practice as well as, create ethical conditions albeit, personal and professional situations. Therefore ethical processes lead to good personal ethics with the emphasis in creating better organizations and societies. A personal ethics philosophy helps a person to maintain and employ good morals and values that are important in a one’s life.

Ethics
Plato. “Humans are to be servants of the laws, not masters of each other. That ethics cannot be done with the same precision as mathematics, but at least be aimed for, if life is to be based on a harmonious order that is accessible, at least to a certain degree, to human knowledge.” Dorothea Frede 2013
According to Azari (2003), a personal code of ethics is “ethical decisions that relate to society as a whole”

Metaethics
Metaethics. Metaethics is a branch of analytic philosophy that explores the status, foundations, and scope of moral values, properties, and words. Metaethics focuses on what morality itself is; the fundamental existence and status of morality itself, or vice versa. In this way, metaethics may be thought of as a highly abstract way of thinking philosophically about morality. For this reason, metaethics is…

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