- moral philosophy
- See ethics.
Philosophy dictionary. Academic. 2011.
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Moral philosophy — Moral Mor al, a. [F., fr. It. moralis, fr. mos, moris, manner, custom, habit, way of life, conduct.] 1. Relating to duty or obligation; pertaining to those intentions and actions of which right and wrong, virtue and vice, are predicated, or to… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
moral philosophy — index ethics Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
moral philosophy — n. ETHICS … English World dictionary
moral philosophy — noun the philosophical study of moral values and rules • Syn: ↑ethics • Derivationally related forms: ↑ethical (for: ↑ethics), ↑ethicist (for: ↑ethics), ↑ … Useful english dictionary
moral philosophy — noun Ethics. The maxims of common life were arranged in some methodical order, and connected together by a few common principles, in the same manner as they had attempted to arrange and connect the phenomena of nature. The science which pretends… … Wiktionary
moral philosophy — philosophy dealing with the principles of morality; ethics. [1600 10] * * * … Universalium
moral philosophy — noun the branch of philosophy concerned with ethics … English new terms dictionary
moral philosophy — mor′al philos′ophy n. pho philosophy dealing with the principles of morality; ethics • Etymology: 1600–10 … From formal English to slang
moral philosophy — /mɒrəl fəˈlɒsəfi/ (say moruhl fuh losuhfee) noun the practical application of ethics. –moral philosopher, noun … Australian English dictionary
moral philosophy — noun Date: 1606 ethics; also the study of human conduct and values … New Collegiate Dictionary