What is ethics? What sorts of issues do ethicists consider? What’s the distinction, if any, between ‘ethics’ and ‘morality’? How should we determine right and wrong? What are the various ethical theories that have been developed by philosophers? Are values intrinsic or extrinsic? Should morality be legislated? Do we have a duty to help others?
Philosophy 101 Series (Episode 5)
The Philosophy 101 Series is designed to give the beginning philosopher (or non-philosopher) a brief introduction to the basic questions, concerns and methodologies associated with the various branches of philosophical inquiry.