Vocabulary

Ethics are a set of concepts and principles that guide us in determining what behavior constitutes right and wrong conduct.

Ideals are the principals or values that one actively pursues as a goal.

Justice refers to the legal or philosophical theory by which fairness is administered.

Morality refers to intentions, decisions, and actions that are considered “proper” based on standards/principals.

Values are broad preferences concerning appropriate course of action or outcome. Reflects our sense of what “ought” to be.

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Culture and Psychology by L D Worthy; T Lavigne; and F Romero is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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