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General Introduction

The different types of ethics needed to know to understand biomedical-ethics.

What is ethics? The philosophical study of morality.
What are the subdivisions of ethics? Descriptive Normative
What are some types of ethics? Metaethics Applied Ethics Biomedical Ethics
What is Descriptive Ethics? It is considered to be the study of morality.
What is the goal of Descriptive Ethics? To attain an extreme knowledge on the subject of morality.
What does Descriptive Ethics attempt to describe? It attempts to describe what is morally ethical, or acceptable.
What does a practicioner of descriptive ethics dedicate themselves to? Describing and embelishing upon moral views.
What do moral views provide to both behavioral and social scientists? A range of acts of which to study for further explanation.
What is Normative Ethics? The study of what is wring and right in regards to human actions.
What does Normative Ethics attempt to describe? It attempts to describe what should be morally acceptable.
What subdivision of ethics does Biomedical-Ethics fall into? Normative
What is metaethics? The study of analyzing moral judgments and specifying the appropriate methods for justifying those moral judgments.
What is Applied Ethics? To establish what moral views are justifiable, not which ones the person has.
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