The basic concepts and principles of the moral philosophy and the right and wrong human conduct. The word is derived from the Greek word "ethikos" (ἠθικός).

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world. --Albert Camus (French philosopher)
"Ethics" is the branch of moral science, idealism, justness, and fairness that indicates what a person owes to others.

"Professional ethics" is what a member of a profession or craft morally owes to the public, to clients or patrons, and to professional colleagues.

:: Examples of ethical behaviors ::
Honesty, respect, keeping promises, accountability, and obeying the law.
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