Ethics & Morality

Ethical Questions, Moral Philosophy

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Classic Texts in Ethics
Directory of electronic texts. Includes works from Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Saint Augustine, and other philosophers.
Other Codes of Ethics Collections
Links to other codes of ethics collections, mostly by professional field. From the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions. See also:
Codes of Ethics Online
Featuring "ethics of professional societies, corporations, government, and academic institutions." Browse by profession. From the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT).
Ethics
Encyclopedic article from The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP).
Ethics Articles From the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy:
Ancient Ethical Theory
Business Ethics
Computer and Information Ethics
Environmental Ethics
Moral Responsibility
Morality (definition)
Plato's Ethics: An Overview
Religion and Morality
Ethics Data
"Brings records and data from across the federal government to one central location, making it easier for citizens to hold public officials accountable."
Ethics Education Library
"The Ethics Education Library is a collection of resources for scholars and university administrators interested in developing ethics training and instruction programs for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students." From the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT).
Ethics Guide
Includes an introduction to ethics and overviews of major ethical issues. From BBC. See also their Ethics news page for more articles on current ethics issues.
Ethics in America
"A video instructional series on ethics for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 10 one-hour video programs." Each program can viewed online. From the Annenberg Foundation.
Ethics in America II
"A video series for middle school, high school, and adult learners; 6 one-hour video programs, downloadable discussion guide and Ethics reader, and Web site " From the Annenberg Foundation.
Ethics Journals
Browse journals indexed and searchable (full text articles or abstract) in Thrall's Databases (available to members of Thrall).
Ethics Toolkit
Sections include: Ethics Glossary, Definitions of Values, Why Have a Code of Conduct, Code Construction and Content, ommon Ethics Code Provisions, Ethical Decision Making, and more. From the Ethics Resource Center.
Ethics Updates
"Ethics Updates is designed primarily to be used by ethics instructors and their students. It is intended to provide resources and updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics." From the University of San Diego.
Free Lesson Plans in Character Education
K-12. Browse by age or topic. From Character Counts (The Josephson Institute Center for Youth Ethics).
Government Ethics (Federal and State):
Office of Government Ethics
"The Office of Government Ethics exercises leadership in the executive branch to prevent conflicts of interest on the part of Government employees, and to resolve those conflicts of interest that do occur."
House of Representatives Ethics Committee
Committee on Standards of Official Conduct
New York State Commission on Public Integrity
The Commission "fosters public trust in government by working to insure compliance with the State's existing ethics and lobbying laws and to improve them."
Senate Ethics Committee
The White House: Issues - Ethics in Government
International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life
News:
The New York Times: Ethics News
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
Examining news and current issues. From PBS.
ScienceDaily: Ethics News
Online Guide to Ethics and Moral Philosophy
Sections include: History of Ethics, Concepts and Problems, Applied Ethics. Provided by Carnegie Mellon University's Department Of Philosophy.


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