Ethics (or moral philosophy) is the systemization and defence of concepts of right and wrong behaviour (Adapted from Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy http://www.iep.utm.edu/ethics/).
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “Ethics.” Online: http://www.iep.utm.edu/ethics/ (Retrieved on August 14, 2014)
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