Ethics & Morality

Ethical Questions, Moral Philosophy

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Ethics Code Collection at
Hint: On the top right, use "Search" to filter by Institution, Topic, Fields, and Sub Fields.
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.
Encyclopedic article from The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP).
Ethics and Compliance 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 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 Datasets
"Access the full version of ethics datasets from across the government." Includes White House Disclosures; FEC Individual Contributor Search; FEC Candidate and Committee Viewer; FEC Detailed Files; FARA (Foreign Agent Registration Act) Records; OGE (Office of Government Ethics) Travel Reports; and Lobbying Disclosure Reports. From
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 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).
Government Ethics (Federal and State):
House of Representatives Ethics Committee
Committee on Standards of Official Conduct
New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (formerly 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."
Office of Government Ethics (USOGE)
Provides "overall leadership and oversight of the executive branch ethics program designed to prevent and resolve conflicts of interest. The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) oversees the executive branch ethics program and works with a community of ethics practitioners made up of nearly 5,000 ethics officials in more than 130 agencies to implement that program."
Senate Ethics Committee
International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life
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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