publication . Book . 2007

Perspectives on Applied Ethics

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  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Publisher: Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Applied ethics is a growing, interdisciplinary field dealing with ethical problems in different areas of society. It includes for instance social and political ethics, computer ethics, medical ethics, bioethics, envi-ronmental ethics, business ethics, and it also relates to different forms of professional ethics. From the perspective of ethics, applied ethics is a specialisation in one area of ethics. From the perspective of social practice applying eth-ics is to focus on ethical aspects and implications of that particular practice. The Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Applied Ethics is supported by the European Union. The programme is a collaboration between th...
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