comparative ethics

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comparative ethics (uncountable)

  1. (anthropology, sociology, ethics) A type of descriptive ethics, focussed on studying the nature and origins of beliefs about morality held by people in diverse social or cultural groups.[1]

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  1. ^ Morris Ginsberg, "Comparative Ethics," The Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 3, no. 12 (July, 1953), pp. 253-256