- a person who specializes in or writes on ethics or who is devoted to ethical principles.
Also e·thi·cian [e-thish-uh n] /ɛˈθɪʃ ən/.
Origin of ethicist
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Examples from the Web for ethicist
If his Ethicist gig ever winds up feeling too constricting, he can always launch a column called The Sophist.Forget the Wife Beating—Are You Ready for Some Football?
September 11, 2014
With the purest intention he is much less of an ethicist than Kant.Julia Ward Howe
Laura E. Richards
The "ethicist's fallacy" is the source of all absolutism in theory, and all intolerance in practice.
And it applies also to what one may, with a great deal of benefit, dub the "ethicist's fallacy."