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[ ˈɛθɪk], [ ˈɛθɪk], [ ˈɛ_θ_ɪ_k]

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Ethics is a branch of philosophy that deals with questions about the good life, morality, and the principle that governs human conduct. Its aim is to provide a system of principles by which individuals can attain to a happy life, and with which society can structure its laws and practices. The word "ethic" derives from ancient Greek words ἔθεος (etḗsós), meaning "purpose", and κάνναια (kánnea), meaning "duty".

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