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Definition of "moral philosophy" []

  • Ethics. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "moral philosophy" in a sentence
  • "As you say of yourself, I too am an Epicurian. consider the genuine (not the imputed) doctrines of Epicurus as containing everything rational in moral philosophy which Greece and Rome have left us."
  • "The inclusive system of moral philosophy which emerged in and through the great Summae was bipolar."
  • "Sartre's famous example of the uselessness of moral rules to a man in an extreme situation is obvi - ously capable of speaking to many to whom the de - tailed analyses of traditional moral philosophy would be boring or unhelpful."
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