Essay on Ethics And Ethics : Ethics

717 Words Nov 21st, 2016 3 Pages
At the beginning of this semester, I did not know why I have to take this class, its sound was boring, but I decided to take this course for the requirements. I thought I am living in moral and I knew what is ethically good and bad, so this class must be easy to me. During I take this class, I had to change my idea. The knowledge about ethics I have was just a small part of it. There are lots of information about ethics; it includes the definition of ethics, history of ethics, theories of ethics, and steps to apply ethics in real life. In addition, how the important theory can develop into my future life.
Ethics is the reasoned study of what is morally right and wrong, good and bad. It is all about the moral principles of individuals or group of people to follow for their lives. Ethics is one of the useful studying subjects to learn, because applied ethics may help us to make a good decision about some kinds of ethical issues. In addition, your decision can be changed by the different situation and another set of circumstances; we call it as the situational ethics.
There are many different ethical theories. List ethical theories from 400s A.D. to the 1900s A.D. Theories are virtue ethics, natural law, natural right, Kant 's deontology, utilitarianism, a contractarianism. Moreover, these theories have different roots and central principles of ideas. In 400s A.D , the philosophers Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle founded the virtue ethics. Virtue ethics is based on personal…

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