- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

A branch of philosophy that investigates what guides us in deciding what is right and what is wrong.

Longer explanation

Ethics is basically the study of what we ought to do. The question is how we know what we ought to be doing? What are the principles that guide us in deciding right from ...

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