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7) What do you think are the reasons that we should study ethics. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic- Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships.

7) What do you think are the reasons that we should study ethics. Discuss.(250 words)


Directive word

Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question. we also have to discuss about the related and important aspects of the question in order to bring out a complete picture of the issue in hand.

Key demand of the question.

The question wants us to write in detail about the reasons behind studying ethics. We have to bring out the importance of studying ethics in all the aspects.

Structure of the answer

Introduction– write a few introductory lines about the  meaning and scope of ethics. E.g ethics may be defined as the systematic study of human actions from the point of view of their rightfulness or wrongfulness, as means for the attainment of the ultimate happiness. It is the reflective study of what is good or bad in that part of human conduct for which human has some personal responsibility.


Discuss the importance of studying ethics. E.g

  1. study of moral philosophy or ethics can deepen our reflection on the ultimate questions of life. The study of ethics helps a person to look at his own life critically and to evaluate his actions/choices/decisions.It assists a person in knowing what he/she really is and what is best for him/her and what he/she has to do in order to attain it.
  2. study of moral philosophy can help us to think better about morality. Moral philosophy can help us to clarify our moral positions when we make judgements. It improves out perspective, and makes it more reflective and better thought out.
  3. study of moral philosophy can help us to sharpen our general thinking processes. It trains our mind to think logically and reasonably and to handle moral issues with greater clarity. Ethics becomes inevitable as by nature human being is a ‘social’ being, a being living in relationship with other fellow beings and with the nature around. All actions, whether one is aware of it or not, someway or another affects the others.

conclusion– based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue